• Dominant Defensive Effort, Rushing Attack Lead No. 5 W&M Football Past Maine, 28-3

    WILLIAMSBURG — The fifth-ranked William & Mary football team extended its season-opening winning streak to four games with a 28-3 victory against Maine at Zable Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Playing in rainy and windy conditions due to Tropical Storm Ophelia, W&M’s (4-0, 2-0) defense held Maine (0-4, 0-2) to just 138 total yards and a field […]

  • Misti Dame Helmstetter, 43, of Newport News

    Misti Dame Helmstetter, 43, passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2023. She leaves behind cherished memories in the hearts of her loved ones. Misti was preceded in death by her husband and soulmate, Timothy Helmstetter. We know they are in each other’s arms. She is also preceded in death by her daughter, Lilly Grace, whom […]

  • Braxton “Henry” Hoggard, 82, of Hampton

    Braxton “Henry” Hoggard, 82, entered the gates of Heaven on Monday, September 18, 2023. Henry was born in Hertford County, NC to his parents, William and Mattie Hoggard. He worked as a master mechanic at Coliseum Lincoln Mercury for 20+ years; working his way up to service manager. When his health didn’t allow him to […]

  • Elsie Kay Glass Sylvester, 68, of Barhamsville

    Elsie Kay Glass Sylvester, 68, of Barhamsville, unexpectedly departed this life Sunday, September 17, 2023. She was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Margaret Glass; sons, Paul Rippeth Jr. and Michael Sylvester; brothers, Kenneth “Moochie” Glass and Bobby Tyree; sisters, Debbie Barnes and Pam Tibbs. To mourn, Elsie leaves her husband of 23 […]

  • Helen Mae Carter Kemp, 77, of Shacklefords

    Helen Mae Carter Kemp, 77, of Shacklefords, VA passed away September 20, 2023. She was a longtime member of Poroporone Batist Church and a church organist for many years. Helen Mae dearly loved her family and was tickled to be “GaGa” to her three beloved grandchildren, of whom she was especially proud. She had been […]

  • Howard Lewis Cawthon, 91, of Newport News

    Howard Lewis Cawthon, 91, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at his home. Howard served in the U.S. Army for 22 years in Korea and Vietnam and retired as a Sergeant First Class. He is survived by his 2 sons, Steve and Howard Cawthon; 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends […]

  • Willie S. Proctor, 87, of Newport News

    Willie S. Proctor, 87, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2023. She was born in Cleveland County, NC, and was a resident of Newport News, VA for over 60 years. As well as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Willie retired from Newport News Shipbuilding after 22 years as a […]

  • Leonard Lee Means, 86, of Newport News

    Leonard Lee Means, affectionately known as Papa, was peacefully called home to be with the Lord on September 17, 2023, at the age of 86 in Newport News, Virginia. He was born in Missouri to his parents, Katie Irene and Otho D. Means. Leonard, a proud veteran, served in the United States Navy. Leonard's journey […]

  • Carlos D. Watson, 54, of West Point

    Carlos D. Watson departed this earthly life on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at his home in West Point, Virginia. His earthly journey started on June 12, 1969, as the son of Dorothy J. Harrell and Clarence Watson III, in Surry County, Virginia. “Bo,” as he was affectionately called, retired as a farmer. He loved fishing, […]

  • Audrey Domovich’s First-Quarter Goals Lead W&M to CAA Win over Northeastern

    WILLIAMSBURG — William & Mary used penalty corners to its advantage converting two into first-quarter goals on the way to a 2-1 win over Northeastern in CAA action on Friday afternoon. Graduate defender Audrey Domovich scored twice over a 2:17 stretch off corners to provide all the scoring the Tribe (3-3) would need in improving to 2-0 […]

  • Williamsburg Regional Library Director to Retire at End of Year

    WILLIAMSBURG — Williamsburg Regional Library (WRL) announced Wednesday that Director Betsy Fowler plans to retire at the end of 2023 after a career that has spanned four decades. Fowler spent her last six years with Williamsburg Regional Library, where she helped contribute to the success of many programs, maintain regular operating hours during the COVID-19 […]

  • York County Appoints Mark Bellamy as Interim County Administrator Effective Jan. 1

    YORK COUNTY — The York County Board of Supervisors Tuesday evening appointed Deputy County Administrator Mark Bellamy as Interim County Administrator effective Jan. 1. Bellamy's appointment coincides with the retirement of th current county administrator, Neil Morgan, who announced in an August letter to the board of his plans to retire at the end of the […]