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Purrhaps It’s Serendipity Inc. Offers Local Pet Adoption Services

NEWPORT NEWS-Catherine Lanning officially opened Purrhaps It's Serendipity Inc. nonprofit animal rescue October 11, 2021. What was supposed to be a short-term summer job with Heritage Humane Society in Williamsburg several years ago ended up changing the course of...

Williamsburg Business Owner Brings The Gym Directly To You

WILLIAMSBURG - It’s not a stretch to say business is in Kristin Doherty’s blood. Both of her grandfathers were entrepreneurs. She earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the College of William & Mary, and an MBA from...

ActionCOACH Guides Business Owners To Success During Uncertain Times

JAMES CITY-Kevan Danker opened an ActionCOACH business coaching franchise two years ago after working for several years as a business consultant. He spends his days coaching local business owners in team building, cashflow management, marketing, business systems, sales, and...

Claim Your Calm Massage Has A Different Approach For Massage Therapy

HAMPTON-Alexandria McKenzie, owner of Claim your Calm Massage on Bridge Street in Hampton, offers a unique approach to massage therapy. McKenzie first starts by simply talking to her clients to find out what is going on with them in...

Glow Holistic Provides Cannabis Healing Without The High

KING WILLIAM-Glow Holistic was founded in 2018 by hemp grower Benjamin "Ben" Clark and his wife Eunice Clark. The couple decided to leave their current jobs and sell cannabidiol (CBD) products full time in 2019. Eunice had previously worked...

Fika Reinvents The American Coffee Break

HAMPTON—Even though there most likely isn’t an ounce of Scandinavian DNA in Samantha Thomas, she wanted her new coffee shop named after a Swedish tradition that basically translates to “coffee break.” The Swedish consider fika (pronounced “fee-ka”) to be...

Coral Bay Candle • Body • Soul Opens Storefront In Gloucester

GLOUCESTER-Sebastian Brock opened Coral Bay Candle • Body • Soul Saturday, October 30 off Ware Neck Road in Gloucester. He's leased the space that was last occupied by Morning Glory Gallery. Brock began Coral Bay Candle in 2019 from his...

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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...

Williamsburg Winery Wins Gold Medal In San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

JAMES CITY-A Williamsburg Winery wine recently earned an award in the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the largest wine competition in the United States. On January 18, it was announced that Williamsburg Winery’s 2020 Virginia Viognier was awarded a gold...

ASPIRE Hosts 2022 Showcase

WILLIAMSBURG-The ASPIRE Young Professionals will host a 2022 Showcase on Thursday, January 27 from 5pm to 7pm in Brinkley Commons at Miller Hall, College of William & Mary. The event is designed for anyone aged 21-39 who would like...