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Chase Bank Announces Second Location In Greater Williamsburg

JAMES CITY-JP Morgan Chase is opening several new branches in Hampton Roads, including two in the Greater Williamsburg area. The national financial institution, one of the oldest in the country that first began in New York City in 1799, announced...

Williamsburg Pharmacist Urges Caution When Purchasing CBD Products

WILLAMSBURG-As the use of CBD products continue to grow in popularity, a pharmacist with Williamsburg Drug Company recently discussed its uses during a lecture held at the Williamsburg Regional Library in downtown Williamsburg. Dr. Jaime Reid, a pharmacist as well...

Bryant & Stratton College Nursing Program Meet-And-Greet Scheduled For June 30

HAMPTON—The Bryant & Stratton campus located at Peninsula Town Center in Hampton will be offering a program in nursing beginning in the fall of 2022. To introduce the new program, the school will be hosting a meet-and-greet event on...

Sentara Healthcare System Selects Dennis Matheis As New President And CEO

On June 24, The Sentara Healthcare Board of Directors announced that it has named Dennis Matheis as the new president and chief executive officer of Sentara Healthcare system. Matheis will take over the helm from Howard Kern, who is...

Sentara Healthcare System Looking To Fill Various Positions

YORK-The Sentara Healthcare System is currently hiring for a variety of roles, including positions at the Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center (SRWMC) in Greater Williamsburg. Sentara is seeking to fill the position of a Registered Nurse Unit Coordinator for the...

Hampton Arts Announces 2022–2023 Season Lineup

HAMPTON—Hampton Arts, which encompasses The American Theatre and The Charles H. Taylor Visual Arts Center, recently held its 35th Anniversary Season Announce Party to showcase what events patrons can expect in the coming year. The upcoming season of The American...

Five Shows Planned For 65th Season of Williamsburg Players

YORK-The Williamsburg Players will perform five shows during its upcoming 2022-2023 season. It will be the 65th season for Williamsburg Players. Kicking off the season in September is a production of “12 Angry Men.” The show will run September 9...

CountyMed DPC Opens its First Direct Primary Care Office in Yorktown

YORK-A new medical practice has opened in York County. CountyMed DPC, Yorktown’s first direct primary care office, opened its doors on June 1 with a ribbon cutting event. CountyMed aims to be today’s version of a family-friendly, neighborhood, small-town doctor. The...

Bon Secours Hampton Roads Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Bon Secours recently announced that Craig Schmidt has taken over as chief operating officer (COO) for their Hampton Roads market, which includes Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News, effective June 6. In his new role, Schmidt will...

Huntington Ingalls Industries Announces New Vice President Of Columbia-Class Program

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) recently announced that Brandi Smith has been named vice president of the Columbia-class program at its Newport News Shipbuilding division. Smith will succeed Charles Southall, who will retire on July 1 after 35 years...

2022 Jean M. Yokum Scholarship Winners Announced

NEWPORT NEWS—Two Peninsula college-bound members of Langley Federal Credit Union were recently awarded the Jean M. Yokum College Scholarship, named after the credit union’s former president and CEO. The $5,000 scholarships are awarded by Langley Federal Credit Union each...

New Exhibits Open June 4 At The Mary M. Torggler Fine Arts Center

NEWPORT NEWS—The Mary M. Torggler Fine Arts Center on the campus of Christopher Newport University will premiere three new exhibits this summer. Starting Saturday, June 4, guests will have the opportunity to experience the following displays: Flora/Fauna/Fiber, which will occupy the...

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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...