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James City First Responders Will Host Halloween Event

JAMES CITY COUNTY --- James City County Police Department, Fire Department and Emergency Communications will host Halloween with Heroes on Thursday, October 28, from 6pm to 8p.m. at James City County Law Enforcement Center located at 4600 Opportunity Way. Children of all ages are invited to trick or treat while...

Greater Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce Presents An Inclusive Business Conversation

WILLIAMSBURG-The Greater Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the YJCW NAACP Branch and SCORE Mentors, will present the Business Community Collaboration: An Inclusive Conversation on Wednesday, October 20. The community discussion will focus on building connections and sharing resources for business and professional growth and include discussion about barriers,...

Coastal Fermentory Plans Benefit For Friends Of The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter

NEWPORT NEWS-The Coastal Fermentory brewery will hold a “Cold Pours and Cute Pups” event to benefit The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter on Wednesday, October 20, from 4pm to 9pm. Animals from the shelter will be available to meet during the event. Coastal Fermentory will donate 10 percent of sales and...

New Fort Monroe National Monument Superintendent Named

HAMPTON—Eola Dance, who has been acting superintendent of Fort Monroe National Monument, has been named the official superintendent, the National Park Service recently announced. She officially took over the role on October 10."I welcome this opportunity to join the Commonwealth of Virginia, the City of Hampton, and our community...

Waller Mill Park Adjusts Park Hours Due To Worker Shortage

WILLIAMSBURG-Due to a lack of staff, the City of Williamsburg announced on October 13 that Waller Mill Park on Airport Road will now be closed on Tuesdays starting October 19. The park’s new hours will be 9am to 6pm Wednesday through Monday. Waller Mill Park will resume normal operating...

Williamsburg Economic Development Department Picks Up Award for Annual Report

WILLIAMSBURG-The City of Williamsburg’s Economic Development Department won a Gold Rank from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) for its 2019 Annual Report. The award was presented Tuesday, October 5 at IEDC’s Annual Conference. Winning in the category of Annual Report, IEDC’s Excellence in Economic Development Awards recognize the world’s...