Tuesday, June 22, 2021

James City County

New Snake Removal Business Also Aims To Educate Community About Snakes

JAMES CITY-A Williamsburg-James City County School division elementary school science teacher with extensive knowledge of snakes has started a new business to help safely relocate snakes that may find their way into residents’ homes and yards. John Spence first started...

The 7th Annual Winter Blues Jazz Fest Planned For June 24-27 in Williamsburg

WIILLIAMSBURG-The popular Winter Blues Jazz Fest is scheduled this year for June 24-27. The festival, which is typically held each January but was postponed this past January due to the pandemic, will take place mainly outside under a large tent...

Pariser Dermatologist Specialists Opens A New Office in New Town

JAMES CITY-A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on June 17 for Pariser Dermatology Specialists, which recently opened a new office on Courthouse Street in New Town. The new location will offer general dermatology services, and also includes an expanded...

Summer Breeze Concert Series Returns

WILLIAMSBURG-Colonial Williamsburg and Culturefix are collaborating to bring back the Summer Breeze concert series on Wednesday evenings starting June 23. Concerts will be held rain or shine each Wednesday June 23-September 1 on the Lawn of the Art Museums of...

JCC Parks & Rec Department Celebrates 40 Years With Proposed Expansions To Local Parks

JAMES CITY-The James City County Parks & Recreation Department is commemorating its 40th Anniversary this year. The department first began with a successful summer playground program, and later introduced one of its first parks in the mid-1980s when then-Mid County...

Williamsburg Pottery Hosts Wine Festival

JAMES CITY-Wine enthusiasts are invited to an upcoming wine festival at Williamsburg Pottery. The event will take place on Saturday, June 19 from noon to 3pm at the shopping complex. The festival will include complementary tastings of 45 different wines....

Colonial Downs Will Host Two Job Fairs

As Colonial Downs prepares for its new season of horse racing on July 19,  the race track is looking to fill a variety of positions and will host a pair of job fairs. The Job Fairs are scheduled for Saturday,...

Busch Gardens Releases Summer Concert Lineup

JAMES CITY-National recording artists will take the stage this summer at Busch Gardens as part of the theme park’s popular Summer Nights programming. Busch Gardens unveiled its concert lineup on Wednesday, June 16. The concert series, which will take place...

Peninsula Locales Plan Juneteenth Celebrations

Peninsula localities are planning several programs and events to commemorate the Juneteenth holiday on June 19. Colonial Williamsburg is partnering with the city of Williamsburg, College of William & Mary, and the Let Freedom Ring Foundation on a series of...

New Town Hosts Happy Hour Events Featuring Local Breweries

JAMES CITY-Three local breweries are partnering with New Town to host a series of Happy Hour events on Thursdays on Main Street. The Happy Hour events will be held from 4 to 7 pm, starting this Thursday, June 17, with...

New Seafood Restaurant Opening This Summer In Williamsburg

YORK-A new seafood restaurant is coming this summer to the Williamsburg area. Nekeya Boyd, founder and owner of Nekeya’s Tasteful Creations, is opening Nekeya’s Seafood Café  at 455 Merrimac Trail on July 1. The establishment will also serve as a...

Billsburg Brewery Hosts Ice Cream Social For Dogs

JAMES CITY-Billsburg Brewery is going to the dogs. The brewery is partnering with The Nautical Dog to host an ice cream social for dogs on June 16 in part to raise awareness and support for Heritage Humane Society. “Everyone can bring...

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Dominion Energy Virginia customers will continue to experience more reliable service, new tools to manage energy usage, and greater access to clean energy sources as efforts continue on the Company’s 10-year plan to transform the electric distribution grid. With Phase...

Tradition Brewing Company Turns 5

NEWPORT NEWS-Tradition Brewing Company is celebrating a milestone anniversary in June, its fifth birthday. The brewery, located on Thimble Shoals Boulevard near City Center at Oyster Point, will host a three-day festival in honor of the anniversary June 25-27. The celebration...

Crumbl Cookies Chain Is Heading To The Peninsula

HAMPTON-The national cookie chain Crumbl Cookies is eyeing two locations on the Peninsula. Spencer Rowe recently relocated to the Hampton Roads area to open a Crumbl Cookies in Peninsula Town Center in Hampton. While an exact opening date has not...