Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Small Business Profiles

Spain Commercial Still Going Strong After 30 Years

YORK – Spain Commercial, a general contractor that handles commercial construction and renovations in York County, has been in operation for more than 30 years. Founder and president Steve Spain is just as enthusiastic about it today as he...

Creative Copy & Design Offers Award-Winning Marketing Services

YORK-Most small-business owners in York County have probably heard of Melissa James or read her name in print. James is the owner of Creative Copy & Design, LLC. Her byline often appears as a contributor with York County Department...

AR Workshop in Kiln Creek Offers Hands-On Classes To Create Personalized Home Decor

NEWPORT NEWS- Jen Mills and Megan Waters decided to go into business together over five years ago and opened their AR Workshop franchise, a wood sign studio and DIY workshop, in Port Warwick. Nearly three years later, the sisters...

Charly’s Airport Restaurant In James City Bounces Back Following Pandemic

JAMES CITY-Like most local restaurants, the popular dining establishment Charly’s Airport Restaurant located at the Williamsburg Jamestown Airport on Marclay Road faced severe hardship at the height of the covid-19 pandemic two years ago. But, thanks to a push...

Less Than, Region’s First Zero Waste And Refill Shop, Offers Sustainable Alternatives

HAMPTON-One local entrepreneur is promoting sustainable alternatives to patrons through the region's first zero waste and refill shop. Chris Simmonds first created the online sustainability shop Less Than in February 2020 during the height of the covid-19 pandemic. A few...

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...

Latest news

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...