By Andrew Harris
March 31, 2017
“It’s such a weight off,” Winn said through tears after hearing the news Friday. “When my father left me the land, I knew it was important to keep it.”Thanks to donations from the Williamsburg community, Army veteran Kimberly Winn will be able to keep land that has been in her family for five generations.
Kimberly Winn will be able to keep her land as the result of a community effort to raise her funds. (Andrew Harris/WYDaily)WYDaily reported Thursday that Winn was delinquent more than $2,400 in fees associated with her two-acre Toano property. The veteran of the first Gulf War had until Friday to pay off her delinquency.
She would see the property head to auction if she failed to pay off her debt to the James City County’s Treasurer’s Office.
In one day, from Thursday morning into Friday, community citizens raised more than the amount needed to pay off Winn’s debt.
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