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Local Government Officials Aren’t In Favor Of Eliminating The State Grocery Tax

GLOUCESTER –As prices continue to rise, Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin is pushing for the elimination of the state tax on food and personal hygiene products. Such a tax cut, though, could hurt local governments. There are two proposals...

Water Street Parking Terrace In York County Temporarily Closed

YORK-York County officials announced on May 18 that the parking terrace located on Water Street in Riverwalk Landing is temporarily closed due to safety concerns. The news comes after a crack was discovered in one of its structural supports....

Alewerks Brewing Company Wins Award In 2022 World Beer Cup

YORK-Alewerks Brewing Company announced it took home a bronze medal for one of its beers in the 2022 World Beer Cup. The brewery’s BBP (Bourbon Barrel Porter) earned the honor in the Wood- and Barrel-Age Strong Beer category of the...

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...

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...

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...

Friendly Grow Supply/April’s Flowers Offers New Options For Plant and Flower Enthusiasts

YORK-Green thumbs have a new option for buying plants and flowers for their homes and gardens. Husband and wife team April Hoercher and Ian Staples, along with their business partner Bryan Sprospon, opened Friendly Grow Supply on February 1 and...

Granny’s House of Crafts Celebrating Re-Grand Opening May 13 and 14 in Yorktown

YORK-Granny’s House of Crafts, commonly referred to as “Granny’s” by locals, is inviting the public to a re-grand opening from 10am to 4pm Friday, May 13, and Saturday, May 14. With 18 craft booths, the shop has added a few...