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Brooks Crossing Innovation Lab In Newport News Hosting Drone Pilot Training May 21-22

NEWPORT NEWS-Brooks Crossing Innovation Lab, in partnership with MITRE, is hosting a two-day Drone Pilot Training program on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22. The public is invited to attend a demonstration of students flying drones at King-Lincoln...

HR SportspleX Is Ready To Celebrate One-Year Anniversary

NEWPORT NEWS—Even though they’ve been open for almost a year now, Al Cousineau, managing partner of HR SportspleX in Newport News, is still surprised when people tell him they didn’t know the place existed. “Having a successful launch and realizing...

Juanita Conway Named 2021 Newport News Tourism Professional Of The Year

NEWPORT NEWS—Juanita Conway, Historic Site Assistant with Newport News Historic Services, was recently named the 2021 “Gregory Cherry Tourism Professional of the Year” during a Tourism Appreciation Breakfast at Kiln Creek Golf Club & Resort. Conway has worked with the...

Cups & Claws Cat Café Finds Home In Warwick Plaza Shopping Center

NEWPORT NEWS—After a lengthy search, Cups & Claws Café has finally found a home—at least for the next five years—in the space that was previously known as both Mike’s Place and Rick & Libby’s. Located at 11006 Warwick Blvd.,...

Good Vibes Hosting Indoor Spring Market On May 22

NEWPORT NEWS—Good Vibes Concert Hall and Event Venue, in association with Peninsula Makers Market, will host an indoor Spring Market from 11am to 5pm on Sunday, May 22. The event will feature 30-plus vendors inside the hall in addition...

Newport News Celebrates Bike To Work Week

NEWPORT NEWS—The month of May is designated as National Bike Month. Promoted by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast, the event was established in 1956 to showcase the many benefits of bicycling...

Liz Moore And Associates hosting First Responders Family Fun Day May 21

NEWPORT NEWS-Liz Moore and Associates will honor local first responders during its second annual First Responders Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 21, 2022, from 1pm to 3pm. The event will be held in the parking lot of Liz...

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...