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King of Clubs Brewing Company In Williamsburg Under New Ownership

YORK-King of Clubs Brewing Company, a coffee roastery and kombucha brewery on Palace Lane, is now under new ownership. Ellliott Schweickert, CEO of King of Clubs, officially took over the establishment in February 2022. Schweickert is also a pastor with...

Care-A-Lot Pet Supply Coming To Gloucester

GLOUCESTER – Care-A-Lot Pet Supply, which was formed in Virginia Beach in 1988, is coming to Gloucester. Most of the company’s sales are through catalogues and online, but the building planned for the corner of U.S. Highway 17 and Providence...

Governor Glenn Youngkin Shares His Views On Local Business And The Economy With Peninsula Chronicle

After more than four months in office as the new leader of Virginia, Governor Glenn Youngkin shared his thoughts in a recent Q&A with the Editor of the Peninsula Chronicle regarding Virginia’s economy, issues related to inflation and rising...

Local School Districts Hope Raises Will Help With Teacher Retention

WILLIAMSBURG – As many area public schools continue to face a shortage of teachers and support staff, localities are taking aggressive approaches to slow the exodus. The first step is appropriating raises. The Williamsburg-James City County school board has recommended a...

Visit Williamsburg Invites Tourists To Enjoy “Life. At Your Pace.”

WILLIAMSBURG-As the summer travel season approaches, Visit Williamsburg is inviting tourists to experience “Life. At Your Pace.” while vacationing within the Historic Triangle. Victoria Cimino, CEO of Visit Williamsburg, the area’s official tourism organization, gave business and community leaders an...

Virginia Peninsula Foodbank Offering Free Culinary Training Program

HAMPTON-The Virginia Peninsula Foodbank is offering a free culinary training program this summer. The program is designed to help economically disadvantaged adults learn culinary skills and gain employment. Participants will learn basic culinary skills including sanitary practices, job readiness...

York County’s Newly Adopted Budget Includes Reduction In Real Estate Tax Rate

YORK-The York County Board of Supervisors recently adopted its new budget, which goes into effect with the new fiscal year starting July 1. The new budget, which is roughly $257 million, includes $165 million in general operating funds. The Fiscal...

The Yard District Prepares For Pizzapalooza

NEWPORT NEWS—Pizzapalooza, sponsored by Ironclad Distillery and Coastal Fermentory, will take place in the parking lot between the two 23rd Street locations on Saturday, June 25 from noon to 6pm. Participating vendors include Pizza Bella Vista, Benny’s Pizza, Bodacious Pizza,...

Waller Mill Park In Williamsburg Now Closed Two Days A Week Due To Worker Shortage

WILLIAMSBURG-Beginning the week of May 16, Williamsburg’s Waller Mill Park will be closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays due to a staffing shortage. The park, located at 901 Airport Rd., had been closed one day a week since October 2021. Waller...

Williamsburg’s ASPIRE Hosting Investment Workshop

WILLIAMSBURG-Williamsburg’s ASPIRE, an organization for young professionals, will host the workshop Investing 101 on Wednesday, May 18, at 9am at the Stryker Center, 412 N. Boundary St. in downtown Williamsburg. Noah Scruggs, a financial advisor with Compass Wealth Strategies,...