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RTL Paranormal Works To Discover What Goes Bump In The Night

What do you do when someone breaks into your apartment, leaves previously closed windows wide open, turns on the television and cranks up the volume, then shuffles around in your bedroom while you’re on the couch down the hall?...

Parkway Printshop Settles Into New Home In The Edge District

YORK-Since 2017, Parkway Print Shop has been the go-to business for custom printed t-shirts and other products. In July, the business relocated to Second Street in the new Edge District. Jared Chubb, owner and operator of Parkway Printshop, has been...

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...

Mother and Daughter Team Up To Start Business Selling Arts & Crafts

JAMES CITY-When Mary Broughman was laid off from her job at Riverside Regional Medical Center in January, the mother of three was looking for something new to do, so she decided to get creative. Broughman, who learned to sew...

Joy-Chi Veterinary Acupuncture Provides A Holistic Path To Animal Health And Vitality

HAMPTON—Dr. Angela Bross, DVM, MBA, CVA, CVTP, CVMMP and the owner of Joy-Chi Veterinary Acupuncture in Hampton, has been interested in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine since before she got into medical school. While she was working toward her bachelor’s...

Firehouse 1881 Is Equipped To Quench Your Thirst And Tame Your Hunger

HAMPTON—As the name implies, Firehouse Coffee 1881 is a coffee shop/café housed in the old Fort Monroe Fire Company building built in 1881—the oldest firehouse in U.S. Army history. Owners Donna and Tim Wray never intended on being the...

Experience History While You Enjoy A Cup of Coffee At Mobjack Bay Coffee Roasters

YORK-The family-owned and operated coffeehouse Mobjack Bay Coffee Roasters in Yorktown has been offering up coffee as well as history to its customers for roughly three years now. Owners Celeste and Jo Gucanac first started the business back in 2007,...

Hampton Roads Private Picnics Wants You To Take It Outside

HAMPTON—When it comes to picnics, you don’t necessarily need a special occasion. But if someone wants to make an outing extra incredible, they might want a little help from the people behind Hampton Roads Private Picnics. The idea for a...

Ace’s Nutrition Serves The Community One Healthy Shake At A Time

YORK-A former nurse is now helping others improve their overall health and wellness through better nutrition as owner of Ace’s Nutrition on Victory Boulevard in Yorktown. Ashley Fetty opened Ace’s Nutrition two years ago after seeking a change from a...

Shored Up Eco Tours Provides Education And Fun

HAMPTON—Shored Up Eco Tours wants to provide visitors to the area with a unique opportunity to see the side of Hampton many people don’t get to embrace. “Hampton has a really unique story to tell when it comes to...

New Snake Removal Business Also Aims To Educate Community About Snakes

JAMES CITY-A Williamsburg-James City County School division elementary school science teacher with extensive knowledge of snakes has started a new business to help safely relocate snakes that may find their way into residents’ homes and yards. John Spence first started...

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TPMG Seeking Participants For Asthma Trials

WILLIAMSBURG --- Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group’s Clinical Research Division in Williamsburg is currently recruiting for two asthma trials for people with moderate to severe asthma. The trials aim to assist those who have difficulty controlling their asthma. Approximately 25 million...

Bon Secours Names New Hampton Roads Market President

Bon Secours recently named Pat Davis-Hagens as its new Hampton Roads market president. Davis-Hagens will be relocating from Cincinnati, where she is currently president of The Jewish Hospital—Mercy Health. Bon Secours is part of the Bon Secours Mercy Health...

Southeast Community Resource Area Master Plan Unveiled

NEWPORT NEWS—At a recent work session, the Newport News City Council and the Newport News School Board were given a presentation on the Master Plan for the Southeast Community Resource Area (SECRA). The plan for this seven-block area between Orcutt...