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Local author’s new play to make world premier Thursday

The result of a decision between my wife and I to “do something cool” last year resulted in a season membership to the Actors Guild of Lexington. We’ve enjoyed each of the productions by AGL immensely, even though neither of us could really be considered...

Letters to the Editor for 4-15-09

To the Editor:
As the Williamsburg Independent School PRIDE Coordinator I would like to thank the following personnel for making 2009 PRIDE Clean-up effort such a HUGE success!

Posted On 15 Apr 2009
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News Journal delivering up-to-the-minute news on our new website

News reported when it happens. Not tomorrow, the next day or next week...but now.  That's what the News Journal is delivering to you on its new Web Site at www.thenewsjournal.net.

Posted On 15 Apr 2009
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With new website, I feel like the Wizard of Oz

I’ve watched The Wizard of Oz, like, a million times. I love the movie. Even read the book. When Dorothy and her dog Toto, the lion, the scarecrow and the tin man reach Oz they finally meet the wizard. Everyone knows what happens then. At first he seems larger than life...

Readers respond with ideas to make The Arena a better place

Last week in this column I heaped praise and compliments on The Arena and deservedly so. I mentioned only one complaint and that was the noise from the concourse area during the Gaither concert.

Posted On 08 Apr 2009
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Old Williamsburg going by the wayside with new projects

If you haven't walked or driven down the streets of Williamsburg lately, then you probably ought to stop and take a look at how things were while you still have the chance

Posted On 08 Apr 2009

Blood drive for Rafferty becomes tribute

Friends of Charles "Chuck" Rafferty described him as a happy-go-lucky guy who always had a smile on his face.

Posted On 25 Mar 2009
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W’burg man charge with arson, attempted murder

A Williamsburg man is behind bars for attempted murder and arson after allegedly setting a car on fire early Saturday morning in Mud Creek.

Posted On 18 Feb 2009
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Lady Jackets put the sting on South Laurel

Who said it couldn't be done?

Posted On 02 Jan 2009
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No reason to be bored. Ten things you can do locally in 2009

I'm often perplexed at how people view their own communities as boring and dead when I see them much differently ... rife with opportunity and excitement.

Posted On 17 Dec 2008
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