Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Newport News

Michael Surveying Celebrates 20 Years

NEWPORT NEWS—Headquartered in Newport News, Michael Surveying & Mapping P.C. (MSM) is a specialized and established surveying team—one of the few in Hampton Roads that offers land-only surveying. They have been serving the Hampton Roads area since 2001 and...

HRT To Implement Service Reliability Plan

Beginning on May 9, Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) will implement its new Service Reliability Plan in an effort to scale back all transportation services due to current staffing issues. The Plan is expected to remain in place until at...

Mariners’ Museum Set to Reopen May 21

NEWPORT NEWS—After being closed for more than a year due to the covid-19 pandemic, The Mariners’ Museum will re-open to Members on Friday, May 21, while welcoming back the general public a week later on Friday, May 28. Team...

Rare Lobster Donated To Virginia Living Museum

NEWPORT NEWS—A lobster that was potentially slated to be someone’s dinner at Red Lobster Seafood Restaurant in Manassas, Virginia is now the newest member of the Virginia Living Museum. Named “Freckles” by the restaurant members who saved the lobster’s life,...

Jamestown Day Celebrations Planned For May 8

JAMES CITY-Jamestown Settlement will honor the anniversary of the founding of the country’s first permanent English colony with a Jamestown Day celebration on Saturday, May 8. Jamestown Day will feature various family-friendly activities and programs including interpretive programs, military salutes,...

Cyclists Are Invited To Enjoy The Virginia Capital Trail During Cap2Cap May 7-9

A revamped version of the Dominion Energy Cap2Cap event will take place May 7-9 along the Virginia Capital Trail. The annual cycling event, now in its 16th year, is a way to promote bike riding and use of the Virginia...

Three Local Tourist Attractions Host Job Fairs

Three Williamsburg tourist attractions are scheduling job fairs the week of May 3 in anticipation of the upcoming summer season. Colonial Williamsburg will host a Hospitality Fair at the Williamsburg Lodge on Tuesday, May 4 from 1pm to 6pm. Colonial...

Griggs Elected To Serve As Regional Director

NEWPORT NEWS—Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer is pleased to announce that Dawn Griggs, SIOR, First Vice President, was recently elected to serve a two-year term as the SOCIETY OF INDUSTRIAL AND OFFICE REALTORS® (SIOR) Regional Director, Mid-Atlantic Region. She...

Newport News Shipbuilding Expands Apprentice School Programs

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries recently announced The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding was certified by the Council for Occupational Education to provide academic degrees in 26 educational programs. Beginning in 2023, the school will grant Associate degrees of applied...

Artwork Sought For New Co-Working Space in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—The City of Newport News is looking for artists to participate in the inaugural art exhibit that will be located within the new co-working space known as The Offices @ Two Five and J. The “Uncommon Area” art...

Public Opinion Sought On Temporary Closures of Colonial Parkway

The National Park Service (NPS) at Colonial National Historical Park wants to hear from citizens regarding a proposal to implement recurring, temporary closures of a seven-mile section of the Colonial Parkway to motor vehicles. The proposal comes in part following...

Busch Gardens Offering Free Admission To Military Members And Their Families

JAMES CITY-Now through May 16, Busch Gardens is offering free admission tickets for all U.S. military veterans and their families. Military veterans and retirees can register for complimentary single-day tickets for themselves and up to three dependents online here...

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Reports Second Quarter Results

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) reported second quarter 2022 revenues of $2.7 billion, up 19.3 percent from the second quarter of 2021. The gains were primarily driven by revenue attributable to the acquisition of Alion Science and Technology in...

Hampton Officials To Meet To Discuss Economic Growth

HAMPTON-What is the current state of the economy for the City of Hampton and where is Hampton headed? Those questions and more will be addressed by government officials who serve on the Hampton City Council, Economic Development Authority, Redevelopment and...

Hampton Roads Workforce Council Receives $11 Million In Federal Funding For Job Training

The Hampton Roads Workforce Council recently received $11 million in federal funding for job training. The news was announced during a ceremony on August 3. The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration awarded the American Rescue Plan Good Jobs...