Sunday, July 25, 2021

Cities&Towns

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, the Hampton Roads Crafting Event Coordinating Team—which...

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 for November 12-14.  Some of the world’s...

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 to expand the capability and capacity of...

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 3005 John Deere Road within the Stonehouse...

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 with the daily operation of the NNPD. Sessions...

Saladworks To Open In Merchants Square This Fall

WILLIAMSBURG-A date has been announced for a new downtown restaurant specializing in salads. Saladworks plans to open on October 1 at 110 N. Henry Street in Merchants Square in the space that was once occupied by Hair of The Dog...

Newport News To Host Shipbuilders’ Day Job Fair

NEWPORT NEWS—In 2019, the Virginia General Assembly designated August 13 as Shipbuilders’ Day in celebration of the commonwealth’s maritime heritage and history as a national leader in the shipbuilding industry. To honor the contributions of maritime employees and support their...

Computer Concepts In Williamsburg Plans to Relocate

JAMES CITY-The Computer Concepts Williamsburg location is moving. Computer Concepts, which is currently housed at 5118 Center Street in New Town, will relocate on August 1 to a space only a block away at 4324 New Town Avenue. Computer Concepts is...

Hampton Will Offer Free Rides And Commemorative Coins For National Carousel Day

HAMPTON—In celebration of National Carousel Day, the Hampton History Museum will offer free rides on the historic Hampton Carousel and complimentary Hampton Carousel One Hundredth Anniversary commemorative coins on Sunday, July 25 from 11am to 8pm. While supplies last, each...

Mezeh Mediterranean Grill Coming To Midtown Row

WILLIAMSBURG—Mezeh Mediterranean Grill recently signed a lease to become a member of Midtown Row. The new restaurant will occupy a ground-floor retail space in Building Four near Marshalls. Mezeh is a fast-casual Mediterranean concept offering food bowls, flatbread wraps, and...

New Car Wash Coming To Victory Village Shopping Center

YORK-A new car wash will soon open in the Victory Village shopping center on Mooretown Road. Construction is underway for the new Tidal Wave Auto Spa, which York County first approved for the shopping center in 2019. The county hopes...

Williamsburg Botanical Garden Turns 15

JAMES CITY-Williamsburg Botanical Garden at Freedom Park is celebrating its 15th anniversary this month. The garden was first dedicated on July 26, 2006. Williamsburg Botanical Garden is a demonstration garden that is home to plants native to Virginia’s Coastal Plain. Williamsburg...

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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, the Hampton Roads Crafting Event Coordinating Team—which...

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 for November 12-14.  Some of the world’s...

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 to expand the capability and capacity of...