King William County Newswire

King William County Newswire

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  1. Humane Society offers $5K reward for info about emaciated, mutilated dog in Caroline CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The Humane Society is offering a reward for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person responsible for abandoning an emaciated and mutilated dog in Caroline County. The reward of up to $5,000 is being offered after that Caroline County Animal Shelter received a stray, emaciated adult male pitbull on September 11. The dog was found in a ditch along Edgar Road, about half a mile from the King William County line.


  2. Aqua America Announces Acquisitions in Virginia, Texas, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and IllinoisRead the original story

    Friday Sep 18 | Business Wire

    ... acquired the assets of the Venter Heights public water system, which serves approximately 400 people in King William County, Virginia, for $85,000. Aqua Texas acquired the assets of Union Hill Water Supply Corporation, which serves approximately 500 ...


  3. VA sheriff candidate charged with forging addresses on election filingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 9 | NBC12

    ... valid when he filed his application to run for sheriff in June. A grand jury indicted Richards and the King William County Commonwealth's Attorney is now taking over the case as a special prosecutor. Richards is free on bond. Richards is an employee ...


  4. Two new studies use genomes to identify the first Americans a " but come up with different answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Washington Post

    A totem pole helps mark the grave of Chief Powhatan on the grounds of the Pamunkey Indian Reservation in King William County. How and when the first people arrived in the Americas has long been a contentious debate, and despite loads of new data from the burgeoning field of genomics, two separate studies published Tuesday show the debate is far from over.


  5. Gloucester will survey residents to identify Internet needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors discussed Tuesday night bringing wireless broadband service to more residents by possibly starting its own county-wide network. Scott Varner, Gloucester's director of information technology, told the board Tuesday evening that residents have several options for Internet service in the county, but not all the providers reach everyone and some that do are costly and offer data usage caps.


  6. Pamunkey Indians have more than one reason to celebrate on Fourth of July weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Pamunkey Indian Tribe annually gathers for a Fourth of July picnic on reservation grounds. This year, there was added cause for celebration following an historic week in which the King William County tribe gained official recognition from the federal government.


  7. July 4 | Virginians who signed the Declaration of IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... and co-signer John Adams died in Massachusetts. He served in Virginia's House of Burgesses representing King William County and also briefly served as the county sheriff. He was married twice and fathered 18 children. Braxton died from a stroke at ...


  8. Virginia's Pamunkey Indian Tribe granted federal recognitionRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2015 | Cybercast News Service

    ... The Pamunkey's 1,200-acre reservation is about 25 miles east of Richmond on the Pamunkey River in rural King William County. A California-based group that has supported gambling limits in that state also opposed the Pamunkey's application. In the ...


  9. Reader feedback July 4: Pamunkey tribe receives federal status, I-64...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    More than four centuries after its warriors met the first permanent English settlers in America, the Pamunkey Indian tribe of King William County has won official recognition from the federal government. Though long recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia, the 200-odd members of the tribe are the first Indians in Virginia to officially be acknowledged by the federal government.


  10. Virginia's Indians Rise AgainRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2015 | Sic Semper Tyrannis 2005

    ... The Pamunkey's 1,200-acre reservation is about 25 miles east of Richmond on the Pamunkey River in rural King William County. A California-based group that has supported gambling limits in that state also opposed the application. In the United ...


  11. Pamunkey Indian Tribe becomes first Va. tribe to win federal recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | WTVR Richmond

    ... members of another federally recognized tribe; The Pamunkey has occupied a land base in southeastern King William County, shown on a 1770 map as "Indian Town," since the Colonial Era in the 1600s. Today, the area exists as a state Indian ...


  12. Tornado warning for Caroline Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Additionally, a severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for the following areas: north central New Kent County, Richmond County, Essex, Westmoreland County, Northumberland County, King William County and King and Queen County. It's been another hot and exceptionally steamy day so far, and it seems like something's just got to give.


  13. Mom Says Paper Defamed Her After TragedyRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    ... son. Simmons pleaded not guilty to both charges, and on March 26, 2015, she was acquitted by a King William County jury. Thereafter, the circuit court judge presiding over the case dismissed both indictments with prejudice. But rather than being ...


  14. Wrestler Dusty Rhodes made a big impact in RichmondRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | WTVR Richmond

    ... of the wild Wonderland bar in Shockoe Bottom and one of the Richmond Lucha wrestling crew. And over in King William County, wrestling referee legend "Baby Earl" Hebner will never forget the way Dusty Rhodes took him under his wing and launched his ...


  15. Tommy Norment faces Senate challenger in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2012 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Hugo Reyes, a Democrat who lives in James City County, filed papers to run against Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment, R-James City County, in the 3rd District. Reyes is a former Army aviation officer who works as a cyber security planner and policy developer for MITRE Corp., according to a news release.


  16. $30,000 for the Middle Peninsula Regional Airport AuthorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Gloucester County is one of four member localities serving on the Middle Peninsula Regional Airport Authority. The three others are the Town of West Point, King & Queen County and King William County.


  17. People - May 2015Read the original story

    May 7, 2015 | Virginia Business

    ... of commercial banking with BB&T Bank. (Daily Press) K. Charles Griffin, named county administrator, King William County. He succeeds Trent Funkhouser, who resigned in September to become economic development coordinator in Essex County. Griffin was ...


  18. Aqua America Announces First Quarter ResultsRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Business Wire

    ... last two years. Aqua subsidiaries purchased two other water systems in 2015 including Venter Heights in King William County, Virginia and Seaview Harbor in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. In 2015, the company expects to complete between 15 and 20 ...


  19. Old barns get new purpose in King William CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... last year. (Courtesy of Emily Townsend /) - A few hundred feet off of Route 360 on the way to Manquin in King William County, a shock of fresh red paint marks the restoration of a landmark that holds nearly a century of history and a smaller barn ...


  20. 3 workers rescued from Pamunkey RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Virginia State Police have rescued a Dominion Virginia Power employee and two contract workers from the Pamunkey River in King William County. Geller says the men had been doing maintenance work on power lines when the equipment they were using sank into the swampy terrain.