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Elite Auto Body Inc. Set To Open New Location In Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—A vacant industrial property located at 529 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. in Newport News was recently sold for $1.2 million. The 21,845-square-foot light manufacturing (M1-Zoned) building is situated on 2.37 acres and was purchased by Haras921B, LLC from...

Mercana Furniture And Decor Establishes First U.S. Operation In Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—Mercana Furniture and Decor, a Canadian manufacturer and wholesale of home goods across North America, will invest $8.5 million to establish its first U.S. Warehouse and distribution operation in Newport News. The company will move into a 124,000-square-foot...

Yorktown Chakra Shop Offers Mind, Body, and Soul Energy Healing

YORK-Psychic, Spiritual Healer, and Life Coach Jaclyn Marks opened her first storefront, Chakra Shop, in mid-October 2021 in Yorktown. Located at 7816 George Washington Memorial Highway, it's nestled between Army Navy Tattoo and York Assembly of God. Marks offers candles,...

1700 Brewing Celebrates Grand Opening

NEWPORT NEWS—1700 Brewing officially opened their doors to the public on Saturday, January 8, hosting a celebration that ran from noon to 10pm. 1700 had a soft opening in November after they took over the facility from Twisted Knot...

The Harmonic Egg of Virginia LLC Opening In Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS-Lynne Finding and Terri Bowden are opening the doors of the commonwealth's first Harmonic Egg of Virginia LLC on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at 732 Thimble Shoals, Suite 906, near City Center at Oyster Point business center. The Harmonic...

The Hilton Creamery Slated To Open In Mid-January

NEWPORT NEWS-Longtime friends Candice Carpenter and her husband, Steven, and Megan Auman and her husband, Will, are slated to open The Hilton Creamery traditional ice cream parlor in mid-January. Located at 10349 Warwick Blvd. in the heart of Hilton...

New Children’s Mental Health Facility Coming To Gloucester

GLOUCESTER – A few pictures and one visit to the Middle Peninsula were all it took for Whitteney Guyton to decide to open a residential mental health facility for children in Gloucester. Guyton, who owns Synergy Health Systems in Portsmouth,...

‘The Noah Way’ Daycare Opening Soon In Hampton

HAMPTON—The Noah Way started as a daycare center in Kristin “Krissy” Gilliam’s home but will soon be moving to a new facility with expanded services for children from four months to school age. “I’ve always been around children,” said...

New Emergency Veterinarian Clinic Now Open In James City

JAMES CITY-On Wednesday, December 15, the new emergency veterinarian clinic Coastal Animal Referral Emergency (CARE) opened its doors at 5295 John Tyler Highway. The new business now occupies the space of the former Zaxby’s restaurant in Williamsburg Crossing Shopping...

Taylor’s Do It Center Opens In Gloucester

GLOUCESTER – There was a soft opening for the new Taylor’s Do it Center in The Point Shoppes at Gloucester Point on December 3, with a grand opening set for March 2022. "We want to save the grand opening celebration...

Newport News City Council Approves Rezoning For indieDwell Facility

NEWPORT NEWS—Newport News City Council recently approved the rezoning of 520 21st St. and 2200 Terminal Ave. from R8 High Density Multiple-Family Dwelling to M1 Light Industrial with proffers. This change allows the property to be developed as an...

Colonial Williamsburg Plans Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For Three New Businesses

WILLIAMSBURG-Colonial Williamsburg will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, December 17, at 10am for three new businesses that have recently opened in Merchants Square. The three businesses are J. McLaughlin, a chain fashion retailer; FatFace, an apparel and accessories...

Latest news

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...