Sunday, July 25, 2021

Monthly Archives: July, 2021

Christmas In July Event Benefits Local Food Banks

YORKTOWN—The local organization known as Giving Hope in Hampton Roads is dedicated to raising awareness for the needy by holding a crafting event each month. The benefactors change with each event. For July,...

Colonial Williamsburg Will Once Again Hold Popular “Ales Through The Ages” Conference

WILLIAMSBURG-Beer lovers are invited to learn more about the history of brews during Colonial Williamsburg’s popular “Ales Through the Ages” conference in November. The hybrid virtual or in-person weekend event is scheduled...

Hampton University Unveils $18 Million Entrepreneur Program

HAMPTON—Hampton University established the Virginia Workforce Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (VWIEC) in October 2020 thanks to a Department of Education Reimagine Workforce Preparation Grant. The grant provides VWIEC with the funding needed...

Industrial Building in Stonehouse Commerce Center Sells For More than $2 Million

JAMES CITY-Cushman & Wakefield/Thalhimer recently announced the sale of an industrial building in Stonehouse Commerce Center. On July 22, the company announced the sale of the Design Master Building, which is located at...

ABC Awards Ten Grants To Support Alcohol Education And Abuse Prevention

Ten community organizations across the state were recently awarded more than $76,000 in grants from the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) to help reduce underage and high-risk drinking. According to a study...

Virginia To Invest $700 Million To Achieve Universal Broadband

In May of this year, Governor Ralph Northam and General Assembly leaders released a joint statement outlining shared priorities for allocating $4.3 billion in federal funds available to the commonwealth from the...

Newport News Schools Hosts Job Fair

NEWPORT NEWS—Newport News Public Schools will host on-site interviews for substitute teachers, bus drivers, custodians, and child nutrition employees. Interviews will be held Tuesday, July 27 from 9am to 12pm at Crittenden...

Applications Being Accepted For Newport News Citizen Police Academy

NEWPORT NEWS—The Newport News Police Department (NNPD) is currently accepting applications for the Citizen Police Academy (CPA) until Thursday, August 19. The CPA is a free interactive course designed to familiarize citizens...