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  • Civil War Trust, Va. officials to announce preservation win

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe will join local officials in Williamsburg for a Civil War battlefield preservation announcement. The Civil War Trust says Tuesday’s announcement marks the latest efforts to protect land associated…

  • Williamsburg man pleads guilty in timeshare scheme

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A Williamsburg man faces more than 30 years in prison for a timeshare scheme that cost resorts more than $800,000. Fifty-six-year-old Keith D. Kosco pleaded guilty on Tuesday to conspiracy…

  • Former Va. first lady Katherine Godwin dies at 98

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Katherine Godwin, the wife of the late Virginia Gov. Mills E. Godwin Jr., has died. Godwin died Thursday at her residence in Williamsburg. She was 98. R.W. Baker & Company Funeral…

  • Tests: Wrong-way driver in fatal W.Va. crash was intoxicated

    BARBOURSVILLLE, W.Va. (AP) — Police say toxicology tests show a wrong-way driver involved in a fatal wreck was intoxicated at the time of the accident. Barboursville police tell media outlets that 42-year-old Kimberly Lea Insco’s…

  • Deadly domestic violence focus of Va. conference

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Deadly domestic violence is the focus of a conference in Williamsburg that will bring together law enforcement officials and advocates for victims of domestic abuse. The conference begins Wednesday and runs…

  • Man dies after being hit by train in Williamsburg

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police are investigating the death of a man who was hit by a train in Williamsburg. State police tell media outlets the CSX train was heading to Richmond when…

  • Historic Virginia mansion set to return to market

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — A historic Virginia plantation with a commanding view of the James River is heading back on the market. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is expected to close Friday on Carter’s Grove after…

  • Va. man pleads guilty to wire fraud charges

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Williamsburg man is facing federal prison time after pleading guilty to wire fraud and money laundering charges. Federal prosecutors say 56-year-old Stephen Kohout pleaded guilty this week in U.S. District…

  • 2 local towns among best U.S. small towns to visit

    A list of best small towns to visit in 2014 includes two local historical towns.

  • Beer of the Week: AleWerks Cafe Royale

    Finding just the right balance in a bottle.