A Case for W&M Medical School

The College of William and Mary, founded in 1693, second oldest in America, is a tier one school, blessed with an international reputation and top rated business and law schools. Eastern Virginia Medical School, established in 1973 by visionary citizens of our growing metropolitan area, has quickly distinguished itself as the regional hub of medical […]

Cook Out Restaurant coming to Williamsburg

North Carolina-based Cook Out will be making it’s debut in Williamsburg VA. The Williamsburg  Planning Commission approved a site plan Wednesday for the new Cook Out restaurant at 1660 Richmond Rd., formerly the Casa Maya Restaurant.. Food lovers can anticipate a wide selection of low-priced cook-out fare, made from quality ingredients. The restaurant specializes in […]

How to Start & Manage Your Own Business

This seminar is sponsored by SCORE and presented by local, seasoned professionals from the volunteer staff of Williamsburg SCORE Are you interested in starting a business but concerned about how to begin? where to begin? whether your idea makes sense? Here’s your chance to get some answers. After this workshop you will know … how […]

BRAC Costs 67% More Than Anticipated

BRAC, the 2005 round of Base Realignment and Closure  that resulted in the closing of Fort Monroe in Hampton and the merging of some common functions at four local Hampton Roads  bases that resulted in the creation of Joint Base Langley-Eustis on the Peninsula and Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story in VA Beach was […]

Looming Navy shuffle to make big waves in region

One of every five Navy ships in Hampton Roads is slated to be relocated or decommissioned in the next five years, changes that will leave the region with 5,400 fewer sailors, a Virginian-Pilot analysis has found. The Navy’s plans call for 17 of the 71 ships home ported here to be gone by 2017, along […]

History of Kingsmill in Williamsburg VA

Steeped in a tradition of gracious Southern hospitality, Kingsmill on the James heralds a rich history dating back to Colonial America. The bucolic land located along the banks of the mighty James River contains the site where the first Englishman set foot in Virginia on May 12, 1607. Located in the heart of Virginia’s Historic […]

Kingsmill Update July 2012

By Bill O’Donovan VA gazette Residents of Kingsmill were assured this week that ambitious plans to upgrade the resort are long-term and partially subject to county review. Unlike last summer’s promotional rollout of a mega-million-dollar plan for rebuilding the resort and putting homes in infill sections, two briefings on Wednesday with hundreds of homeowners seemed […]

Hampton Roads Real Estate Update July 2012

Hampton Roads’ real estate experienced predominately encouraging market statistics in June 2012. Optimistic statistics include a rise in residential pending sales, a drop in year-over-year residential active listings, and an increased median sales price, all of which are countered only slightly by data showing that the region’s residential settled sales are down marginally. The number […]

What citizens think of Williamsburg VA

At the July 12 City Council meeting, Assistant City Manager Jodi Miller presented the 2012 National Citizen Survey results.  Since 2008, the City of Williamsburg has participated in the National Citizen Survey (NCS), a low-cost citizen survey service developed by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the National Research Center (NRC). Participation allows the […]