Thursday, August 18, 2022

Manufacturing

Newport News Eases Taxi Restrictions To Promote More Competitive Fares

NEWPORT NEWS—Newport News City Council, in collaboration with the Newport News Taxicab Advisory Board, recently proposed changes to the Taxicab Ordinance in order to allow taxis to be more competitive with ride-share services such as Lyft and Uber. Major changes...

Jefferson Lab Offering Training For Science Teachers

NEWPORT NEWS—Physical science teachers of local fifth, sixth, and eighth grade students are invited to join the Jefferson Lab Science Activities for Teachers (JSAT) program for the 2022–2023 school year. The program offers training designed to model curriculums, pedagogies,...

Dean Of Luter School of Business At CNU Talks Leadership Skills at Virginia Chamber Forum

Each month, the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Virginia Community College, hosts a Peninsula Executive Leadership Forum (PELF) to provide an opportunity for top level executives of premier Peninsula businesses and leaders throughout Virginia to share...

The Chipper Restaurant In Grafton Becoming A Local Favorite

YORK-A fish and chips restaurant in York County is gaining in popularity after becoming a franchise last year. Longtime restauranteur Patrick O’Carroll opened The Chipper four years ago in Grafton. Liam Bennett had been working as a kitchen manager for...

Vera Lloyd Men’s Clothing Store Now Open In Gloucester

GLOUCESTER –A new men's apparel shop is now open in Gloucester. Jackie Ammons opened Vera Lloyd, a men’s clothing store specializing in casual wear, on Main Street in early August. Ammons also owns two clothing stores in Kilmarnock, Weekend Fashions,...

Youngkin Discusses Business Challenges During Williamsburg Chamber Breakfast

JAMES CITY-The Greater Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce hosted its inaugural Business Leaders Community Breakfast on Tuesday, August 16, with Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin as guest speaker. The governor addressed workforce challenges alongside Cliff Fleet, president and CEO of Colonial Williamsburg...

Dunkin’ Donuts Opening A Location In Gloucester

GLOUCESTER –A national coffee and donut chain appears to be on its way to Gloucester. Gregg Nigro has been trying to bring a Dunkin’ Donuts to Gloucester for a number of years and it looks like it will soon...

Defense Industry News

Free Veterans Resource Fair Scheduled For August 17 In Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS-A Veterans Resource Fair will be held from 10am to 2pm on Wednesday, August 17 at the Braxton-Perkins American Legion Post 25 located at 7609 Marshall Ave. in Newport News. The free event, hosted by the Newport News...

Huntington Ingalls Industries Reports Second Quarter Results

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) reported second quarter 2022 revenues of $2.7 billion, up 19.3 percent from the second quarter of 2021. The gains were primarily driven by revenue attributable to the acquisition of Alion Science and Technology in...

HII Scholarship Fund Provides Opportunities For Children Of Employees

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), which includes Newport News Shipbuilding, recently announced that the company’s scholarship fund, now in its seventh year, has awarded 190 scholarships to dependent children of HII employees for the 2022-2023 school year. Over the life...