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Jefferson Lab Virtual Field Trip Invites Students To ‘Fall For Science’

NEWPORT NEWS—For science enthusiasts who have ever wanted to go behind the scenes of a world-class national research laboratory, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility is offering a free and exclusive opportunity for the public...

Ingalls Shipbuilding Successfully Completes Acceptance Trials for Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121)

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries announced recently that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division completed the final round of sea trials for Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121). “The successful completion of acceptance trials is an extremely rewarding accomplishment for Ingalls...

September Is National Preparedness Month

Although the Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30 each year, September is generally the busiest time of year for tropical storms and hurricanes. It’s fitting then, that September has been designated National Preparedness Month, to...

Coastal Resilience And Adaptation Consortium Aims To Help Local Businesses Be More Resilient and Adaptive

Businesses and business leaders are invited to register for the upcoming Coastal Resilience and Adaptation Consortium kick-off breakfast from 8 to 9:30am on September 23. This breakfast is an opportunity to learn about the Coastal Resilience and Adaptation Project...

Businesses Wanted For The Great Williamsburg Adventure Race

WILLIAMSBURG-Those looking for a fun way to get to know Williamsburg and the people and businesses a part of it are invited to participate in The Great Williamsburg Adventure Race, which returns September 23-26. During the free event, which coincides...

Fire Destroys Hampton Beauty Supply Store

HAMPTON—A fire that caused more than $1 million in damage to a local beauty supply store in Hampton was intentionally started by a child, according to fire officials. Since the person in question is younger than 10-years-old, the name...

Jefferson Lab Welcomes New DEI Program Director

NEWPORT NEWS—The U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace. To further facilitate those principles, it is pleased to welcome its new diversity, equity, and inclusion program manager, Aurora Realin. Realin brings...

Thomas Nelson Community College Considering Name Change

HAMPTON—As monuments of Civil War icons are being toppled or decommissioned and public institutions are changing their building names to erase any association with historians who played a part in perpetuating slavery, Thomas Nelson Community College is also in...

Dominion Energy Donates $1.5 Million To Nonprofit Partners

The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation has awarded grants to 206 nonprofit organizations in eight states to help feed, house, and care for people in need. Totaling more than $1.5 million, the grants will support essential human services. This is the sixth year...

The Flipping Flea To Host Market Days & Craft Fair September 18

JAMES CITY-The Flipping Flea’s three locations in Colonial Towne Plaza on Richmond Road will host a Market Days & Craft Fair event on Saturday, September 18. The family-friendly event will include sales at all three stores plus outside vendors, a...

Colonial Williamsburg Reinstates Indoor Mask Mandate

WILLIAMSBURG-Colonial Williamsburg is once again requiring that all employees, guests, volunteers, and on-site contractors wear face coverings while inside all buildings in the Historic Area regardless of vaccination status. All guests will also be required to wear masks on all...

Ferguson Introduces Collection Of Virtual Conference Backgrounds

NEWPORT NEWS—Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery wants to give people some time back in their day. With a virtual background they can add to online meeting platforms, people now don't have to worry about the state of their...

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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...