Wednesday, July 6, 2022

General Business News

Two from Williamsburg Architectural Firm Earn Licenses

Local architectural firm, GuernseyTingle, has announced that two of its employees have earned professional licensures.

Newport News Police Foundation Raises Money And Awareness During Recent Golf Tournament

NEWPORT NEWS—The Newport News Police Foundation held its annual golf tournament on Thursday, June 16 at the Kiln Creek Golf Club and Resort in Newport News. The Putts for Our Heroes and K-9 Mutts Golf Tournament was sponsored by...

Williamsburg Pharmacist Urges Caution When Purchasing CBD Products

WILLAMSBURG-As the use of CBD products continue to grow in popularity, a pharmacist with Williamsburg Drug Company recently discussed its uses during a lecture held at the Williamsburg Regional Library in downtown Williamsburg. Dr. Jaime Reid, a pharmacist as well...

Peninsula SPCA Receives Grant From Petco Love

NEWPORT NEWS—The Peninsula Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA) recently received a $3,500 grant from the national non-profit Petco Love, to support the PSPCA’s lifesaving work for animals in Hampton Roads, specifically on the Virginia Peninsula. Since...

Dominion Energy Makes Solar An Easier, More Affordable Option

BrightSuite, Inc., a Dominion Energy company, recently launched a rooftop solar program for residential customers throughout Virginia. Homeowners can sign up with BrightSuite to learn if their home is a good fit for solar, and, if so, how much...

More Than 30 Gloucester Businesses Make “Best Of Eastern Virginia Businesses” List

GLOUCESTER – Virginia Living magazine’s list of “Best of Eastern Virginia Businesses” in 2022 includes more than 30 Gloucester businesses. “The businesses here are really supported by its residents,” said Sherry Spring, the county’s economic development director. “There are a...

Needs High, Inventory Low At Virginia Peninsula Foodbank

Inflation is hitting almost everyone hard, but it’s delivering a 1-2 punch to food banks, including the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank. Karen Joyner, the group’s CEO, said visits are up this year and donations are down, making for a tough year...

Newport News Williamsburg Airport Still Trying To Overcome Impacts Of Pandemic

NEWPORT NEWS— Newport News Williamsburg Airport (PHF) released an Annual Report at the end of December to provide a “state of the union” message to local and state stakeholders, and to give Peninsula residents an update on airport operations. “Calendar...

Tito’s Vodka Offering $25,000 Business Grants

In the spirit of entrepreneurism, Tito’s Handmade Volka is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year by launching the “Love, Tito’s Small Business Grant Program,” which will support ten small business owners with $25,000 grants to support their vision of...

Soundscapes Uses Music To Empower Students and Connect Them With Their Communities

NEWPORT NEWS-One local nonprofit is using music to help students grow and engage with their communities. Soundscapes offers music education and performance opportunities to Peninsula students from 1st grade through age 25 through free afterschool music programs held at Carver...

Jointech Offers Smart Services For Your Home Or Business

NEW KENT-When it comes to computer maintenance and repair, and Smart device services, Jointech, an IT company based out of New Kent, offers a variety of options for you and your home or business. Ahmad Mustafa, a native of Egypt,...

Owner of Cliff’s Auto Repair Sells Family-Owned Business

YORK-Chances are longtime York County residents have filled up their tanks, obtained a yearly inspection, had a car towed, or sought vehicle repair from Cliff’s Auto Repair over the past seven decades. After working at the family-owned and operated...

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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...