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Hampton Named Among Safest Cities In The U.S.

HAMPTON—Hampton is one of only two midsize Virginia cities to be named the 100 safest in America. Midsize cities are those with populations between 100,000 and 300,000. Large cities were those above 300,000, and small cities had between 10,000...

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...

Bonilla Pet Studio Opening Soon In Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-Bonilla Pet Studio, a high-end family portraiture business specializing in families with pets, will open a location in Williamsburg later this fall. Bonilla Pet Studio first opened in the MacArthur Mall in Norfolk in March of 2020. The business is...

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...

Busch Gardens Christmas Town Job Fair Scheduled For October 23

JAMES CITY-To prepare for the upcoming holiday season, Busch Gardens Christmas Town will hold a job fair on Saturday, October 23 from 9am to 2pm. Busch Gardens Christmas Town is set to open November 12 and run select dates through...

Join Newport News for the Big Band, Blues, and Brews Crawl

NEWPORT NEWS—Newport News will bring the past to life in a unique way during the Big Bands, Blues, and Brews Crawl in the city’s Yard District on 23rd Street. In a nod to the speakeasy era, the event, which...

Water Country USA Revamps Aquazoid Amped

YORK-Aquazoid Amped will debut its redesigned look in May 2022 as the latest addition to fan-favorite waterslides and rides at Water Country USA. Described as a full-sensory, immersive ride offering guests a special effects show, pulse-pounding music, and dynamic lighting...

3D-Printed Home In James City Slated For December Completion

JAMES CITY- The Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg, along with Alquist, a 3D-printing home construction company, are making progress on the East Coast’s first 3D-printed house, which is located at 129 Forest Heights Road in Williamsburg. The concrete...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Keep Your Business Protected During Cybersecurity Month

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The overarching message this year, “If you Connect it, Protect it,” dives into the importance of keeping connected devices safe and secure from outside influences. Here are a few quick tips to help you...

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...

Hampton Named Among Safest Cities In The U.S.

HAMPTON—Hampton is one of only two midsize Virginia cities to be named the 100 safest in America. Midsize cities are those with populations between 100,000 and 300,000. Large cities were those above 300,000, and small cities had between 10,000...