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Construction Complete On New Midtown Row Mixed-Use Complex In Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-Williamsburg’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) received an update on September 14 on the progress of the new Midtown Row mixed-use development at the corner of Monticello Avenue and Richmond Road. Aras Holden, vice president of Acquisitions & Development for Broad...

Public Hearings Scheduled For I-64 Express Lane Project

HAMPTON—The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold two public hearings soon to discuss plans for widening Interstate 64 between LaSalle Avenue and Settlers Landing Road, replacing the eastbound bridge over the Hampton River, and widening the westbound bridge over the river. Other...

Ferguson Celebrates National Clean Energy Week

NEWPORT NEWS—Solar energy, a clean energy source, accounts for 2.3 percent of total U.S. electricity generation. Now Ferguson is included in that percentage and doing their part to reduce emissions and evolve toward a more sustainable future. Ferguson purchased and installed...

Huntington Ingalls Celebrates Ceremonial First Cut Of Steel For Aircraft Carrier Doris Miller (CVN 81)

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries recently hosted a ceremonial event at its Newport News Shipbuilding division that marked the first construction milestone in the life of the aircraft carrier Doris Miller (CVN 81). During a small ceremony held inside a manufacturing facility, Thomas...

Kecoughtan High School Project Hopes To Create Jobs

HAMPTON—Hampton City Schools has partnered with architectural firm RRMM to design a new 35,000 square foot science wing for Kecoughtan High School. Being branded as “The Academies of Kecoughtan High School—My Future, My Journey,” the new science wing will...

Downtown Hampton Mixed-Use Building Taking Shape

HAMPTON—The sound of pile drivers has subsided as piers are in place and the new mixed-use building in Downtown Hampton is starting to take shape. After a slow start due to some underground utility line complications that changed the...

New Car Wash Coming To Victory Village Shopping Center

YORK-A new car wash will soon open in the Victory Village shopping center on Mooretown Road. Construction is underway for the new Tidal Wave Auto Spa, which York County first approved for the shopping center in 2019. The county hopes...

Four Oaks Day Services Center Will Open New Beauty Salon

NEWPORT NEWS—Women experiencing homelessness are being given the gift of pride and renewal thanks to a generous contribution from the Rotary Club of Warwick at City Center. The club recently donated $1,000 to create a beauty salon at the...

New Apartments Coming To The Warehouse District

NEWPORT NEWS—If you’ve ever wanted to live within walking distance of a craft beer brewery, your chance is coming soon. “The Yard,” located at the Walker-Wilkins-Bloxom Warehouse District on 23rd Street will have seven apartment units available starting July...

Major Solar Projects Approved for Dominion Customers

The Virginia State Corporation Committee (SCC) recently approved the largest group of new solar projects for Dominion Energy Virginia (DEV) customers. The nine new solar facilities will total nearly 500 megawatts, enough to power 125,000 homes at peak output...

New Year-Round Seafood Market and Commercial Kitchen Planned for Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—The City of Newport News is in the process of developing a year-round Seafood Market and Commercial Kitchen in the Marshall-Ridley Choice neighborhood. A seafood market was identified as a priority for the community through the Choice Neighborhoods...

Construction Begins on Heritage Humane Society Expansion Project

YORK-Construction has begun on the upgrade and expansion of the Heritage Humane Society animal shelter on Waller Mill Road. The expansion project will add 2,550 square feet to the front of the animal adoption facility. In addition, the project includes...

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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...