Friday, January 27, 2023

Employment & Layoffs

Dollar Tree, Inc. CEO Mike Witynski Leaving The Company

CHESAPEAKE-Mike Witynski, CEO of Dollar Tree, Inc., is leaving the company. The announcement was made on January 24. Witynski, who has been in leadership roles at Dollar Tree since 2010 and served as its CEO since 2020, will step down...

Newport News Public Schools Superintendent Let Go Following Shooting At Richneck Elementary School

NEWPORT NEWS-On Wednesday, January 25, the school board for Newport News Public Schools (NNPS) voted to part ways with its superintendent, George Parker III, following outrage over the shooting of Abigail Zwerner, a first-grade teacher at Richneck Elementary School,...

Newport News Police Department Holding Hiring Event February 4

NEWPORT NEWS—The Newport News Police Department will hold an all-day hiring event on Saturday, February 4, at police headquarters, located at 9710 Jefferson Ave. in Newport News. Anyone interested in becoming a Newport News police officer or dispatcher is...

Military Job Fair Coming To Hampton Roads Convention Center

HAMPTON—The RecruitMilitary Job Fair will be coming to the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton on Thursday, February 2 from 11am to 3pm. The job fair will take place in Hall A. The Hampton Roads Convention Center is located...

Chief Of William & Mary Police Set To Retire

WILLIAMSBURG-Deborah Cheesebro, associate vice president for public safety and the chief of the College of William & Mary police, will retire at the end of this academic school year after serving as chief for eight years. Prior to joining William...

City of Newport News Holding Job Fair At Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter January 28

NEWPORT NEWS-The Newport News Parks and Recreation department is calling all animal lovers to join them for a job fair from 9am to noon on Saturday, January 28, at Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter located at 5843 Jefferson Ave. in...

Hiring Event For Colonial Williamsburg Planned For January 24

WILLIAMSBURG-Colonial Williamsburg will host a job fair on Tuesday, January 24 from 11am to 2pm. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is seeking to fill roles in a variety of fields, including maintenance, mechanical trades, landscaping, and public safety. The event will...

YMCA Of The Virginia Peninsulas Hiring For Various Positions

The YMCA of The Virginia Peninsulas is currently seeking to fill a variety of roles at its multiple locations. Part-time and full-time positions are available. Jobs are open in child care, aquatics, and health and wellness as well as facility...

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Hampton City Council Approves Red Light Camera Proposal

HAMPTON—At its Wednesday, January 25 meeting, Hampton City Council voted on an ordinance to amend and re-enact city codes in order to authorize traffic light signal photo-monitoring systems, also...

Williamsburg Planning Commission Weighs In On City’s Capital Improvement Budget

WILLIAMSBURG-Running a city is expensive. Buildings require new roofs and gutters. Sidewalks have to be repaired.  City parks should have wifi. The bulbs in street lights don’t last forever....

Bill Provides Tax Credit To Restaurants For Recycling Oyster Shells

Restaurants and other businesses that recycle oyster shells to help restore oyster populations and the overall health of aquatic life in the Chesapeake Bay could receive a tax credit...