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Educator image smallNational Award Shines Spotlight on Grafton-Bethel Elementary Fourth Grade Educator ... Carol Bauer, a fourth grade educator at Grafton Bethel Elementary School in Yorktown, Virginia, will receive the NEA Foundation’s prestigious Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence, recognition as one of the nation’s top educators, and $10,000. The award honors educators for their diligence and dedication to students, colleagues, community, and profession. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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Scam image smallVirginia Law Enforcement Warns of IRS Phone Scam ... The Gloucester Sheriff’s Office has issued a general warning regarding an ongoing phone scam where callers falsely identify as agents of the IRS. Thousands of residents have received fraudulent calls threatening IRS legal action. The calls insist that residents must return this "urgent” call and "must settle debts immediately.” (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Bishop ad apr15Fish News | Tide Chart ... 3 swordfish, 3 white Marlin, 1 yellowfin, 1 skipjack, 1 wahoo, 2 hammerheads, about 15 dolphin divided between gaffers, slingers and bailers. Started out with our normal FI1 22sep16 smalljumping off, missing white marlin. Managed to catch a couple. It was not red hot but should have caught a half dozen. Got hit by gaffers twice out in the open holding on to 4 each time. Just about dark, put out a bigeye trolling spread and immediately hooked up...white marlin...pulled the hook. Then we got the tuna bite, got excited thinking bigeye but it was a yellowfin. Not big but in the box. (Read Full Article) (Get the Tide Chart) (Have a Comment?)
Just so you know 22sep16Local Schools Announce Honor Rolls ... Tabb Elementary School has released their Fourth Quarter Honor Rolls; Waller Mill Elementary School has released their Fourth Quarter Honor Rolls; and, Yorktown Elementary School has released their Fourth Quarter Honor Rolls. (See Page 4, September 22, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Tribes imageHouse Commitee Passes Wittman Bill to Extend Federal Recognition to Six Virginia Indian Tribes ... Congressman Wittman applauds passage by the House Natural Resources Committee of legislation that would grant federal recognition to six Virginia Indian tribes. Wittman’s bill, H.R. 872, was included in a larger package of federal recognition bills that were considered by the Committee late last week. (See Page 5, September 22, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Carole imageCarole Moore Named New Human Resources Manager at Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation ... Carole Moore of Williamsburg has joined the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation as human resources manager, with responsibility for staff recruitment and retention, classification and compensation, benefit administration, and employee relations. The Foundation is a Virginia state agency that administers Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center history museums. (See Page 5, September 22, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
High imageVirginia Colleges and Universities Receive High Rankings ... Several Hampton Roads, Virginia colleges and universities ranked among the highest in the nation, according to 2017 College Rankings and Reviews released by U.S. News and World Report last week. Newport News’ Christopher Newport University and Williamsburg’s the College of William and Mary ranked strongly among the national average, rendering Hampton Roads, VA colleges exceptionally high-performing overall. (See Page 6, September 22, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Measures imageCouncil Approves Measures to Extend Atlantic Cobia Season ... If approved by the Secretary of Commerce, new regulations will be implemented in 2017 for Atlantic cobia in federal waters offshore from Georgia to New York. The measures, approved by the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council during their meeting this week in Myrtle Beach, SC, are designed to help extend the season for both recreational and commercial fishermen and help ensure consistent and stable fishing opportunities for the migratory stock. (See Page 6, September 22, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Royal imageThe Bay School’s 1st ExtravaGala: A Royal Celebration of the Arts ... Enjoy a royal celebration of the arts to benefit the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews. The ExtravaGala will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Mayfield, the beautiful home of Becky and John Mayfield on Queen’s Creek. The festivities will begin at 6:00 p.m. with cocktails followed by dancing to the big band sound of the Paul Robert’s Orchestra and fine dining catered by Chef Wes Holland. (See Page 7, September 22, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)

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