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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...

Spain Commercial Still Going Strong After 30 Years

YORK – Spain Commercial, a general contractor that handles commercial construction and renovations in York County, has been in operation for more than 30 years. Founder and president Steve Spain is just as enthusiastic about it today as he...

Gloucester’s Newest Ace Hardware Nearing Completion

GLOUCESTER – Graylend Horn’s family of four Ace Hardware stores is on the verge of adding its fifth. Sherry Spring, Gloucester’s economic development director, spoke recently with Horn, who indicated that the remodeling under way at 7307 John Clayton Memorial...

Three Tenants Announced For New Shopping Center In Gloucester

GLOUCESTER –Three new businesses are headed to Gloucester County and will soon occupy space in a small shopping center that is currently under construction on George Washington Memorial Highway. Chipotle Mexican Grill, T-Mobile, and Aspen Dental will be the tenants...

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers Is Opening Two Peninsula Locations

Peninsula residents will soon have an additional restaurant option that specializes in chicken come this fall. Hampton as well as York County will soon be home to Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers. Based out of Baton Rouge, LA, the chain...

Ceremony Held For Start Of Next Phase Of Tech Center Research Park

NEWPORT NEWS-The City of Newport News recently held a beam signing celebration as construction begins on a second research building at Tech Center Research Park mixed-use development off Jefferson Avenue. The event was held on June 23 in collaboration with...

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...

New Development In Williamsburg Will Include Affordable Housing

WILLIAMSBURG-A new development featuring townhomes will soon be built on Strawberry Plains Road. The complex will include workforce housing units. At its meeting on June 9, the Williamsburg City Council approved the sale of property that the city owns for...

Newport News Shipbuilding Dedicates Habitat For Humanity Home

NEWPORT NEWS—The Newport News Shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) recently turned over the keys to the nineteenth home that shipyard volunteers have constructed since 2002 in partnership with Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg. In a ceremony...

Mid Atlantic Dairy Queen Breaks Ground On New Location in York County

YORK-Residents of York County can look forward to having a local Dairy Queen in early 2023. Mid Atlantic Dairy Queen, a Virginia-based DQ franchise, runs a collection of 14 local DQ restaurants, soon to be 15. The franchise recently broke...

Coastal Church Building Facility In Gloucester

GLOUCESTER – Coastal Church, which has locations in Yorktown, Hampton and Chesapeake, is building a sanctuary on a 5-acre site in Gloucester. The 10,000-square foot building is being developed by Zandler Development, which is based in Gloucester, and will be...

W&M Making Commitment To Athletic Community With New Athletics Complex

WILLIAMSBURG – The word “commitment” is used often in college athletics. The sports information department will refer to an incoming athlete as a “commitment.” College coaches point to the “commitment” it takes from athletes to be successful, and the...

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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...