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Newport News

New Marathon-ish Event Coming to Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—You’ve heard of the Newport News Marathon that winds its way through streets of the city? Well, get ready for a new marathon that’s geared for people who prefer entertainment over exercise. The inaugural 23rd Street Marathon is slated...

Chefs GO Now Accepting Applications For Fall Culinary Program

Chefs GO will return this fall with classes beginning in August. Applications are now available for the Chefs GO 1.0 program. Chefs GO is a six-month culinary kickstart certificate program. It consists of 12 weeks of classroom and kitchen training...

Newport News Tourism Debuts Virtual Tour

In celebration of National Travel & Tourism Week, Newport News Tourism produced a video to replace its annual day-long Familiarization Tour of Newport News. Typically, a motorcoach tour is held for front-line personnel, as well as visitor center staffs,...

Huntington Ingalls Releases First Quarter Profit Statements

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), the parent company of the Newport News Shipyard, reported first quarter revenues of $2.3 billion, up less than 1 percent from the first quarter of 2020. Newport News Shipyard’s contribution to HII’s overall revenues including...

Michael Surveying Celebrates 20 Years

NEWPORT NEWS—Headquartered in Newport News, Michael Surveying & Mapping P.C. (MSM) is a specialized and established surveying team—one of the few in Hampton Roads that offers land-only surveying. They have been serving the Hampton Roads area since 2001 and...

HRT To Implement Service Reliability Plan

Beginning on May 9, Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) will implement its new Service Reliability Plan in an effort to scale back all transportation services due to current staffing issues. The Plan is expected to remain in place until at...

Mariners’ Museum Set to Reopen May 21

NEWPORT NEWS—After being closed for more than a year due to the covid-19 pandemic, The Mariners’ Museum will re-open to Members on Friday, May 21, while welcoming back the general public a week later on Friday, May 28. Team...

Rare Lobster Donated To Virginia Living Museum

NEWPORT NEWS—A lobster that was potentially slated to be someone’s dinner at Red Lobster Seafood Restaurant in Manassas, Virginia is now the newest member of the Virginia Living Museum. Named “Freckles” by the restaurant members who saved the lobster’s life,...