Wednesday, July 6, 2022

James City County

Water Country USA’s Newest Attraction Opening July 15

YORK-Water Country USA’s younger guests will have a new area of the park to explore later this month. The water park’s newest attraction, Lil’Surfers Splash Pad, is expected to open on Friday, July 15. The attraction will feature fountains, spray...

Food Lion Honors Two Williamsburg Employees For Their Service

JAMES CITY-The Food Lion grocery store chain recently recognized long-term associates for their service to the company. Among those honored were two employees who work out of the Food Lion stores in the Greater Williamsburg area. On June 30, Food...

Two from Williamsburg Architectural Firm Earn Licenses

Local architectural firm, GuernseyTingle, has announced that two of its employees have earned professional licensures.

New Store At Williamsburg Premium Outlets Celebrates African Culture

JAMES CITY-A new store at the Williamsburg Premium Outlets on Richmond Road is aiming to bring a little African culture to Greater Williamsburg. Malick Cisse, a native of Senegal in West Africa, and his wife, Tania, opened the Roots and...

James City County Resumes Credit Card Convenience Fee On Payments

JAMES CITY-Effective Friday, July 1, James City County reinstated its credit/debit card convenience fees on payments to the county. A convenience fee of 2.95 percent will once again be added to all payments that are made by a credit or...

Insomnia Cookies Opening In Williamsburg This Summer

WILLIAMSBURG-An official date has been announced for the opening of a new cookie establishment in Williamsburg that will cater to college students. On Friday, July 1, Midtown Row shared the news on their social media channels that Insomnia Cookies will...

Chase Bank Announces Second Location In Greater Williamsburg

JAMES CITY-JP Morgan Chase is opening several new branches in Hampton Roads, including two in the Greater Williamsburg area. The national financial institution, one of the oldest in the country that first began in New York City in 1799, announced...

Williamsburg Architectural Firm VP Elected To Chamber Board Of Directors

JAMES CITY-On Monday. June 27, GuernseyTingle announced that its vice president, Kristin Baum, AIA, has been elected to the Greater Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Baum has been with GuernseyTingle for 21 years, managing what a release from...

Fall Opening Anticipated For New Microbrewery In James City County

JAMES CITY-The owners of a new microbrewery are hopeful for a fall 2022 opening of their new establishment. The site of the former Cooke’s Greenhouse and Garden Center on Jamestown Road in James City County is currently being renovated and...

Needs High, Inventory Low At Virginia Peninsula Foodbank

Inflation is hitting almost everyone hard, but it’s delivering a 1-2 punch to food banks, including the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank. Karen Joyner, the group’s CEO, said visits are up this year and donations are down, making for a tough year...

Two Companies Submit Proposals For Potential Regional Sports Complex

JAMES CITY –Two companies appear interested in being involved in a proposed regional sports complex that is gaining momentum in Greater Williamsburg. After canceling its June meeting, the Historic Triangle Recreational Facilities Authority has one next scheduled for July...

James City County Examining The Need For Additional Office Space

JAMES CITY – Scott Stevens has been with James City County for nearly four years, and for almost all that time, the locality has been studying its space needs. “The end result was that we need more space, more square...

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Water Country USA’s Newest Attraction Opening July 15

YORK-Water Country USA’s younger guests will have a new area of the park to explore later this month. The water park’s newest attraction, Lil’Surfers Splash Pad, is expected to open on Friday, July 15. The attraction will feature fountains, spray...

Food Lion Honors Two Williamsburg Employees For Their Service

JAMES CITY-The Food Lion grocery store chain recently recognized long-term associates for their service to the company. Among those honored were two employees who work out of the Food Lion stores in the Greater Williamsburg area. On June 30, Food...

Renovations Of Gloucester’s Historic Circle Reveal Surprises

GLOUCESTER – Renovating an old building, especially one that is a few hundred years old, often results in a few surprises. “You don’t honestly know what you’re going to run into as you peel back the layers of the building...