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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...

Virginia Peninsula Chamber Will Host Women’s Leadership Forum July 14

HAMPTON-The Virginia Peninsula Chamber will host a Women’s Leadership Forum breakfast on Thursday, July 14 from 7:30am to 9:30am. The forum is part of the Chamber’s Pink Bag Lunch program, which was created to provide women with the opportunity...

Williamsburg SCORE To Host Workshop On How To Start Your Own Business

WILLIAMSBURG-Williamsburg SCORE will host a workshop on how to start your own business on Thursday, July 14 at the Williamsburg Regional Library, 515 Scotland St. This workshop is intended for individuals who are interested in starting their own business...

Williamsburg Architectural Firm VP Elected To Chamber Board Of Directors

JAMES CITY-On Monday. June 27, GuernseyTingle announced that its vice president, Kristin Baum, AIA, has been elected to the Greater Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Baum has been with GuernseyTingle for 21 years, managing what a release from...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Scheduled June 30 For Reopening Of Buckroe Beach Boardwalk

HAMPTON-The City of Hampton plans to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and celebration on Thursday, June 30 for the reopening of the boardwalk at Buckroe Beach. Renovations to the boardwalk were conducted in two phases starting in 2021 at a...

Tito’s Vodka Offering $25,000 Business Grants

In the spirit of entrepreneurism, Tito’s Handmade Volka is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year by launching the “Love, Tito’s Small Business Grant Program,” which will support ten small business owners with $25,000 grants to support their vision of...

City of Williamsburg To Host Community Appreciation Day

WILLIAMSBURG-The City of Williamsburg, in collaboration with the College of William & Mary and Colonial Williamsburg, will host a Community Appreciation Day on Sunday, July 3, on the lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg. Community Appreciation Day will...

Gather Workspace Offering Free Coworking Day On June 29

NEWPORT NEWS—Gather Workspaces, LLC is offering a free day of coworking space for those currently working from home who might want to take advantage of an opportunity to get out, join like-minded people, and get their tasks done. Coworking is...

Williamsburg’s Waller Mill Park To Resume Normal Daily Operations July 1

WILLIAMSBURG-Waller Mill Park, located at 901 Airport Rd. in Greater Williamsburg, will return to its routine daily operations on Friday, July 1, following a previous closure of two days a week due to a staffing shortage. The park, known for...

Small Business Owners Invited To Free Workshop At Hampton Roads Convention Center June 22

HAMPTON-The Virginia Department of Small Businesses and Supplier Diversity is hosting a free half-day conference on Wednesday, June 22 at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Dr. The event, which will be held from 8am to 1pm, will...

THRIVE Peninsula, Inc. Will Benefit From State Farm Grant

NEWPORT NEWS—Each year, State Farm insurance celebrates its top 100 agents nationally who have logged the most Acts of Good through their 100 for Good program. This year, Poquoson-based agent Susan Eacho was nominated and selected as one of...

Johnathon Huff Appointed COO Of Jefferson Lab

NEWPORT NEWS-The U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility recently appointed Johnathon Huff as its newest Chief Operating Officer. Huff will be responsible for business, finance, health and safety, human resources, procurement, facilities management, communications, legal and performance...

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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...