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Latest Small Business Profiles

Debbie Leanne Portraits Provides Legacy Artwork That’s Built to Last

YORK-Debbie Leanne Jones has worked as a professional photographer for 13 years. Australian by birth and American by marriage, she and her husband, Doug, who served in the U.S. Air Force, moved a dozen times over the past 20...

Wholeness Hair Clinic in Williamsburg Offers Haircare With A Holistic Approach

WILLIAMSBURG-Small business owner Akyra Thompson believes that everyone deserves to feel confident and comfortable in their own skin...and hair. She’s quick to note that her business, Wholeness Hair Clinic, isn’t just about great hair design and technique. It prides...

The Williamsburg Chocolatier: Sweetening Palates Since 1985

JAMES CITY-The Williamsburg Chocolatier sold nearly 5,000 handcrafted chocolate Easter eggs this spring. Made locally and shipped across the country, the Easter eggs are The Williamsburg Chocolatier's most popular item and had everything to do with the company’s establishment...

Kellyn Wilson Photography Now Offering Mini Sessions

WILLIAMSBURG-Those interested in updating family photos but are in a time crunch can sign up for new mini photo sessions through Kellyn Wilson Photography, LLC in Greater Williamsburg. Kellyn Wilson, owner of the business, will conduct 20-minute mini sessions...

Jolene Family Winery In Quinton Offers Lakeside Wine Tasting

NEW KENT-The mission of Jolene Family Winery is to provide customers with delicious, award-winning, hand-crafted wines while creating an experience that leaves everyone feeling like they are family. Siblings Sandy Lewis, Brian Mikelaites, and Cindy Mikelaites entered the wine...

Start Your Day Off With The Morning Fuel Podcast

YORK - One York County family is helping to give local businesses a voice through their own company, The Morning Fuel Podcast. John Bundy started the podcast with his wife, Sarah, and daughter, Kimberly, to help with brand awareness...

Topline Horse Center Provides Riders With An Equestrian Home Away From Home

YORK-Jim and Pauline Creeden have owned and operated Topline Horse Center in the Coventry area of York County since October 1997. Pauline, using forward-seat riding principles outlined by the America National Riding Commission, has instructed more than 1,000 students...

Hairphenalia Hair Salon Continues To Thrive in York County

YORK-Jeri Gunst threw caution into the wind after moving from Michigan to Virginia in 1975. She opened her own hair salon in September 1976 without the cushion of a client base. Gunst previously owned a salon in Michigan and...

Grove Christian Outreach Center Nourishes Bodies and Souls Within The Community

JAMES CITY-Grove Christian Outreach Center has been ministering to the physical and spiritual needs of financially-struggling and disadvantaged residents of the Grove community for the past 22 years. Last year, the nonprofit organization served hundreds of families and thousands...

Glamping Tent Company In Williamsburg Designs The Ultimate Sleepover Experience For Youngsters

WILLIAMSBURG-Longtime friends Johnisha Gray and Letesha Bailey started Glamping Tent Company in February 2021 during the height of the covid-19 pandemic. The friends had enjoyed outdoor camping for many years prior to starting their own business. Glamping Tent Company's goal...

Davis & Associates P.C. Celebrates 40th Anniversary

YORK-Donald Davis founded Davis & Associates P.C. on February 28, 1982. Forty years later, his business continues to flourish. The business offers a mixture of surveying and land planning services for residential, commercial, and industrial properties on the Peninsula...

Performing Artist Brings Polynesian Fire Dance To Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-Noah Gusman is bringing his Polynesian fire dance expertise to Williamsburg for the month of March. Born on The Island of Oahu in Hawaii, Gusman and his family moved to Kauai, the oldest island of the Hawaiian Islands, soon...

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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...