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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...

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...

‘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...

Boys And Girls Club Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony

HAMPTON—The Boys and Girls Club of the Virginia Peninsula held a groundbreaking ceremony recently for the $2.5 million renovation of its Citizens Unit, located at 1815 Shell Rd. The event was attended by Congressman Bobby Scott, Hampton Mayor Donnie Tuck,...

YPSO Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for future Law Enforcement Building

YORK-York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office (YPSO) and other York County officials participated in a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 16, in honor of the new York County Law Enforcement Building and future home of York-Poquoson Sheriff's headquarters. The Sheriff's Office is currently operating...

James City County Marina Project Likely Won’t Be Finished Until December

JAMES CITY-Phase one of the renovation project at the James City County Marina has experienced delays and likely won’t be completed until December. Progress is “a little slower than we would like,” County Administrator Scott Stevens said in a recent...

Continuing Care Retirement Facility Being Proposed For News Road In James City County

JAMES CITY-The James City County Planning Commission is slated to receive information on an amended proposal for a Continuing Care Retirement Facility at Ford’s Colony (Ford’s Village) at its meeting on Wednesday, November 3. Mr. Vernon Geddy, III, on behalf...

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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...