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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...

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...

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...

Addition Approved For St. James On-the-Glebe Anglican Church In Gloucester

GLOUCESTER – The Gloucester Historical Committee voted at its June 2 meeting to approve an addition at St. James On-the-Glebe Anglican Church. J. Brad Newbill plans to add a 672-square foot bathroom and shower, both ADA complaint, to an existing...

Riverside Heating & Air Conditioning Looking To Build New Warehouse In York County

YORK-Riverside Heating & Air Conditioning wants to build a new warehouse in York County. At its meeting on June 8, York County’s Planning Commission will hear a request for a Special Use Permit for the establishment of a contractor’s shop...

Newport News Appropriates More Than $5 Million To Fire Department For New Fire Station

NEWPORT NEWS—Newport News City Council recently approved the appropriation of $5,363,000 to the Newport News Fire Department. The bond funds will be used for the construction of a permanent fire station located at the intersection of Turnberry and McManus...

New Apartment Complex Bringing Additional Upscale Housing To Denbigh

NEWPORT NEWS—The Virginia Beach-based real estate firm The Breeden Company recently broke ground on a $33 million multifamily project in the new Huntington Pointe area of Newport News, which is located off Denbigh Boulevard between Jefferson Avenue and Route...

DMV Demolition Project In Williamsburg Begins

WILLIAMSBURG-On May 12, demolition began at the site of the former Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) on Capitol Landing Road. The DMV building as well as adjacent buildings at the corner of Capitol Landing Road and Merrimac Trail are...

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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...