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Manufacturing

New Mexican Restaurant Slated To Open In Surry This Summer

SURRY-Longtime restaurateur Luis Pedraza hopes to open Morelia Mexican Restaurant on the main drag in Surry by summer 2022. While Pedraza has already purchased the vacant building located at 11487 Rolfe Highway, he's currently awaiting approval from a lender...

New Busch Gardens Roller Coaster Opening March 25

JAMES CITY-Busch Gardens Williamsburg announced the opening date for its latest attraction, the roller coaster Pantheon. The new ride will officially open to the public on March 25, 2022. Those with membership park passes will have the opportunity to...

Two Local School Divisions To Host Job Fairs

WJJC Schools and York County Schools are planning upcoming job fairs to recruit employees. The WJCC School division will host its job fair on Friday, January 28 from 9am to noon at the division’s School Board and Central Office, 117...

Creative Cuisines Teams With Chef Hans Schadler On New Wine Dinner Series

WILLIAMSBURG-Creative Cuisines, a catering business on Garrison Drive in Williamsburg, is partnering with Chef Hans Schadler on a new monthly wine dinner series. Noreen Graziano, owner of Creative Cuisines, first approached Schadler about the idea of collaborating after he parted...

Celebrate Mardi Gras At Busch Gardens Starting January 28

JAMES CITY-Busch Gardens Williamsburg will hold a Mardi Gras celebration throughout the park on weekends from January 28 through February 27. Festivity highlights include live jazz music, special food menu items, an all-new cirque show, and other entertainment. Roughly 30 specialty...

Johnson, Gasink & Baxter LLP Announce New Firm Partner

WILLIAMSBURG-Johnson, Gasink & Baxter, LLP law firm recently announced the promotion of Michael A. Hendricks to the position of Partner with the firm. The change became effective January 1, 2022. Hendricks practices out of the firm’s Williamsburg headquarters on Professional...

Williamsburg Offers Many Choices to Celebrate National Hot Tea Month

WILLIAMSBURG-January is National Hot Tea Month and many local establishments continue the English tradition of holding afternoon tea as a sociable event for friends and family. Not to be confused with high tea, which offers a heavier fare like meats,...

Defense Industry News

HII Launches Amphibious Transport Dock

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division recently announced the successful launch of amphibious transport dock (also known as a Landing Platform Dock or LPD) Richard M. McCool Jr. (LPD 29). Richard M. McCool Jr., the 13th LPD in the San Antonio class of amphibious assault...

Huntington Ingalls Announces Successful Integration Of Advanced Autonomy Solutions

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division recently announced the successful integration of its advanced autonomy solutions with Sea Machines Robotics’ SM300 autonomy product. The integration of these autonomous capabilities supports complex mission planning and collaboration between unmanned systems. The...

HII Announces New Vice President Of Contracts At Newport News Shipbuilding

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries announced recently that Matt Mulherin Jr. has been promoted to vice president of contracts at its Newport News Shipbuilding division. Mulherin assumed the new role on Monday, January 3, succeeding Christie Thomas, who has been...

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