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Public Hearings Scheduled For I-64 Express Lane Project

HAMPTON—The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold two public hearings soon to discuss plans for widening Interstate 64 between LaSalle Avenue and Settlers Landing Road, replacing the eastbound bridge over the Hampton River, and widening the westbound bridge over the river. Other...

Construction Underway For New Facilities For York County Fire and Sheriff Departments

YORK-Construction will soon begin on a new fire station as well as a new law enforcement building in York County. York is renovating an existing building in the upper part of the county that will become Fire Station 7. The...

Construction On Unmanned Systems Center Of Excellence Continues

HAMPTON—The construction of Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Unmanned Systems Center of Excellence continues on a 20-acre lot in Hampton Roads Center. The first phase of the project, which included the construction of a 22,000-square-foot facility, was completed at the end...

Downtown Hampton Mixed-Use Building Taking Shape

HAMPTON—The sound of pile drivers has subsided as piers are in place and the new mixed-use building in Downtown Hampton is starting to take shape. After a slow start due to some underground utility line complications that changed the...

Ashley Furniture Coming To Williamsburg

YORK-A second new tenant has been announced for the Kingsgate Green Shopping Center on Waller Mill Road. Ashley Furniture will be joining Ollie’s Bargain Outlet in the shopping complex. Ollie’s is replacing an old K-Mart store, which closed in 2019....

HRBT Expansion Providing Economic Boost For The Region

HAMPTON—To some, the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) is an engineering marvel, considered the world’s first underwater tunnel connected to man-made islands. To others, it’s a crossing point between Hampton and Norfolk that causes incredible traffic backups—a necessary evil if...

New Wedding Venue Set To Open In James City In October

JAMES CITY COUNTY –A new wedding and event venue is on track to open this fall on John Tyler Highway. The Maine of Williamsburg is a 9,000 square foot facility that will be utilized year-round for weddings, corporate events, family...

Robotics Software Startup To Expand In Norfolk

SVT Robotics, a Norfolk-based company that accelerates the deployment of industrial robotics, will invest $101,400 to expand its operation at 730 West 20th Street in Norfolk. The company will construct a laboratory to house robotic equipment used to demonstrate...

Pyramid Roofing Moves Into New Facility In Williamsburg

JAMES CITY-Construction is complete on Pyramid Roofing’s new facility on Olde Towne Road. Pyramid Roofing announced to customers on July 23 that its former location on Ingram Road closed for good and “we have moved into our dream office. Come...

Hampton Roads International Montessori School Will Open A Second Campus

HAMPTON—Hampton Roads International Montessori School (HRIMS) recently announced the opening of its second campus. The new campus will be located near the NASA Research Center and Langley Air Force Base at 23 Semple Farm Road. To celebrate, the school—in...

Construction Progressing On New Transportation Center In Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—Progress is moving along on a new transportation center in Newport News. Construction of the new transportation center first began a year ago. At the groundbreaking event for the Newport News Transportation Center on July 21, 2020, Newport News...

Williamsburg Landing Uses Endowment Gift To Open New Outdoor Dining Area

JAMES CITY-Williamsburg Landing is undergoing renovations thanks to a memorial gift from a former resident, the late Dr. Hans Kopper, and his wife, Brigitte. Kopper left an $800,000 gift as an endowment in his will to Williamsburg Landing, which will...

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Lucky Junque Hosts Vintage Market

Lucky Junque’s 3rd Annual Vintage Market will take place on Saturday, October 9, from 10:00am – 4:00pm. The event will be held rain or shine at 7787 Richmond Road in Toano near the Big Yellow Chair. Come out and...

ASPIRE Hosts Presentation On How To Reduce Work Stress

WILLIAMSBURG-ASPIRE will host the professional development session “Simple Self-Care Practices To Reduce Workday Stress” on Thursday, September 30 at 9am.  Rebecca Reimers Cristol, a certified professional life coach, will offer tips and advice on how to reduce work stress,...

Find Something Unique For Your Home At Joni’s Consign & Design

JAMES CITY-Joni Spangler, owner of the consignment shop Joni’s Consign and Design in the Colony Square Shopping Center on Jamestown Road, is one business owner who decided to turn a long-time hobby into a job. “I’m one of those people...