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Government & Business

A Second Cable Service Provider Coming To James City County

JAMES CITY-James City County residents and businesses will soon have another choice for a cable service provider. On October 12, the James City County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a cable franchise agreement with Shenandoah Cable Television, LLC, also known as Shentel, to offer its services to citizens of the...

ITA International Awarded $100 Million GSA Contract

NEWPORT NEWS—ITA International (ITA) was awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) phase III, five-year, $100 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract by the U.S. General Services Administration to implement data driven tools to enhance warfighting, training, and decision-making for the U.S. Air Force, Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal...

Williamsburg Seeking Input On College Woods Circuit Project

WILLIAMSBURG-The City of Williamsburg is looking for public input on the next phase of the College Woods Circuit Project. Phase 2 of the project will create a multi-use trail along Strawberry Plains Road and John Tyler Lane from Berkeley Middle School to Berkeley Lane. This phase is part of...

What Is The Economic Impact Of Sports Tourism In Hampton Roads?

When most people think of sports, what probably comes to mind most often is a professional game or match viewed on television, a live event one can go to in support of their school, or the youth sports that their kids participate in. However, there is another side to...

New App Makes Small, Women-Owned, and Minority-Owned Businesses More Accessible

Governor Ralph Northam recently announced the launch of the Start Small app to connect app users and state government agencies with nearby vendors. Start Small is free, mobile-friendly, and can be used by anyone. Keyword searches will match users with nearby businesses from the approximately 100,000 registered vendors. Searches can be further...

Huntington Ingalls Mandates Covid-19 Vaccine

NEWPORT NEWS—Following President Joe Biden’s six-pronged vaccine mandate issued September 9, Huntington Ingalls Industries—the parent company of Newport News Shipbuilding—is requiring all employees be fully vaccinated by December 8. The presidential mandate requires all employers with more than 100 employees to ensure their workers are vaccinated or tested weekly. It...