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Blue Talon Bistro In Williamsburg Planning A New Outdoor Patio

WILLIAMSBURG-An outdoor patio located at Blue Talon Bistro on Prince George Street in downtown Williamsburg may become a permanent fixture for the restaurant. On January 19, The Planning Commission for the City of Williamsburg approved a request from Colonial Williamsburg...

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers One Step Closer To Coming To Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-On January 19, The Planning Commission for The City of Williamsburg approved a location for Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers. The fast-food restaurant chain, which first announced plans to open in Williamsburg in October 2021, hopes to construct a new...

New Wawa Being Proposed For Monticello Avenue In James City County

JAMES CITY-On January 5, The James City County Planning Commission heard a request for a special use permit for the construction of a Wawa convenience store and gas station at the corner of Monticello Avenue and Ironbound Road across...

C.C. Carter Funeral Home Celebrates Groundbreaking

NEWPORT NEWS—A groundbreaking ceremony recently took place at the corner of Marshall Avenue and 39th Street in Newport News marking the beginning of the construction of the new facility for C. C. Carter Funeral Home. Currently located at 3314 Roanoke...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held For Completed Portion of Interstate 64 Widening Project

YORK-The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) held a ribbon cutting ceremony on December 21 for the completion of an eight-mile widening and improvement project along Interstate 64. The interstate is a major corridor that connects the Hampton Roads and...

More Improvements Planned For William & Mary In 2022

WILLIAMSBURG – Groundbreaking on two major facility renovations at the College of William & Mary are scheduled for 2022, the first one in the spring. Phase 1 of the Kaplan Arena renovations, originally announced in February 2020 and scheduled...

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Scheduled December 21 For First Completed 3D Printed Habitat House In The Nation

JAMES CITY-The Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony of the first-ever completed 3D printed Habitat house in the country on Tuesday, December 21. Community members can watch the event on Facebook live beginning...

Stonehouse Looking To Build Up To 600 More Homes

JAMES CITY-The Stonehouse development in Toano is looking to build up to 600 additional homes in two new subdivisions. Conceptual plans were brought before the James City County Development Review Committee on December 15. The committee heard two proposals, one...

Newport News City Council Approves Rezoning For indieDwell Facility

NEWPORT NEWS—Newport News City Council recently approved the rezoning of 520 21st St. and 2200 Terminal Ave. from R8 High Density Multiple-Family Dwelling to M1 Light Industrial with proffers. This change allows the property to be developed as an...

James City County Supervisors Approve Hazelwood Farms Mixed-Use Development

JAMES CITY-In a 3-2 vote on December 14, the James City County Board of Supervisors approved a special use permit that will rezone farmland on Old Stage Road in the upper end of the county, paving the way for...

HRBT Boring Machine Arrives in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH-The Virginia Department of Transportation and government officials celebrated the arrival of a key component to the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) Expansion Project in a ceremony held Tuesday, December 14, at The Port of Virginia. Mary, a state-of-the-art tunnel...

‘Tis The Season Of Dedications At King of Glory Lutheran Church As Renovation Project Nears Completion

JAMES CITY--The holiday season is a busy time for churches. This year, it’s even more so for King of Glory Lutheran Church and School on Longhill Road as its construction and renovation project enters the homestretch. Pete Aiello, the...

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York Seeking Artist Applications For “Art At The River”

YORK-Artist applications are due Tuesday, February 1 for the annual juried art show “Art at the River,” which will be held this year on Sunday, May 8. Original artwork in a variety of media are being accepted. This includes painting,...

Eastern State Hospital To Host Job Fair January 27

WILLIAMSBURG-Eastern State Hospital will host a job fair on Thursday, January 27, from 4pm to 6:30pm. The facility is located at 4601 Ironbound Rd. On-the-sport interviews will be available for the following positions: full- and part-time entry-level psychiatric technicians; forensic...

LISC Receives State Funding To Help Small Businesses Impacted By Pandemic

A new initiative called the Virginia Small Business Resiliency Fund program was recently launched, providing more than $9.7 million in grants for a dozen projects across the commonwealth. This funding will help create programs and products that will expand...