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Manufacturing

Dominion Energy Customers Will Benefit From Stronger Grid

Dominion Energy Virginia customers will continue to experience more reliable service, new tools to manage energy usage, and greater access to clean energy sources as efforts continue on the Company’s 10-year plan to transform the electric distribution grid. With Phase...

Tradition Brewing Company Turns 5

NEWPORT NEWS-Tradition Brewing Company is celebrating a milestone anniversary in June, its fifth birthday. The brewery, located on Thimble Shoals Boulevard near City Center at Oyster Point, will host a three-day festival in honor of the anniversary June 25-27. The celebration...

Crumbl Cookies Chain Is Heading To The Peninsula

HAMPTON-The national cookie chain Crumbl Cookies is eyeing two locations on the Peninsula. Spencer Rowe recently relocated to the Hampton Roads area to open a Crumbl Cookies in Peninsula Town Center in Hampton. While an exact opening date has not...

Cancer Survivor Awareness Fundraiser Set For June 26 At Surf’s Up Restaurant

POQUOSON—June is Cancer Survivor Month, so it’s fitting that a group called God’s Hands and Feet (GHAF) is putting on a fundraiser June 26 to raise money and awareness. The GHAF fundraising team is comprised of four women—Karen Whaley,...

Neil Armstrong Parkway Signs Being Installed in Hampton

HAMPTON—The road that leads to NASA has been renamed Neil Armstrong Parkway, and the new signs are now being installed to reflect the change. The I-64 signs have already been installed and contractors recently began changing the surface street signs....

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...

The 7th Annual Winter Blues Jazz Fest Planned For June 24-27 in Williamsburg

WIILLIAMSBURG-The popular Winter Blues Jazz Fest is scheduled this year for June 24-27. The festival, which is typically held each January but was postponed this past January due to the pandemic, will take place mainly outside under a large tent...

Defense Industry News

New Chief Information Officer Named At Newport News Shipbuilding

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced recently that Jason Sutton has been promoted to Chief Information Officer for its Newport News Shipbuilding division, effective June 21. Sutton will be responsible for all aspects of information technology to enable Newport News...

Shipyard Skilled Trades Trainees Wanted

NEWPORT NEWS—Interested in training for a job in the shipbuilding industry? As part of the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative, the City of Newport News is partnering with Newport News Shipbuilding to recruit, train, and prepare residents of the Marshall-Ridley neighborhood...

Huntington Ingalls Industries Announces New Officer

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) recently announced that Ashutosh Gokhale has been appointed Vice President, Business Management and Chief Financial Officer for its Technical Solutions division. Gokhale will replace Billy Jahn upon his retirement July 9 and will be responsible...

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