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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Vintners Cellar Winery in York County sells its restaurant

The Vintner’s Cellar Winery and Restaurant in York County is selling the
restaurant portion of its establishment, but the new ownership does not plan major
changes right away.

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Scaling4Growth is Accepting Applications!

The Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity is now accepting applications. In partnership with Interise.org, this is a StreetWise MBA. Classes begin December 2019 and meet every other Thursday, through June 2020 in Hampton, Virginia.

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

What's under construction on Bypass Road?

Those who travel on Bypass Road in Williamsburg may have noticed some recent construction underway.

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

New bakery serving 'Sweet Dreams' in York County

The Sweet Dreams French Bakery and Café has opened in York County, at 1215 George Washington Memorial Highway.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Start Peninsula Returns to City of Hampton for Annual Event

Start Peninsula will be held Nov. 1-3, 2019 at the McGrew Towers Conference Center, 24 Indian Road, located on the Hampton University campus

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Yorktown rehabilitation hospital opens to patients

The 52,000-square-foot Riverside Rehabilitation Hospital is at 250 Josephs Drive in Yorktown off Route 17, and replaces Riverside’s aging rehabilitation hospital in Newport News, which is more than 100 years old.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Trapezium Brewing offshoot expands to the Peninsula

Beale’s Beer, an offshoot brand from Petersburg’s Trapezium Brewing Co., is opening a taproom on county-owned land at 7120-7124 George Washington Highway in Yorktown.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

From low-sugar, to alcohol-infused cupcakes, new French Bakery opens in York County

Sweet Dreams French Bakery and Cafe opened in mid-July at 1215Q George Washington Memorial Highway, near the Newport News-York County line.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Coffee shop opening near Kiln Creek in York County

Cecilia Corujo hopes to open the new Persnickety Crane Cafe in York County this fall, most likely in October.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Regional effort to establish York drone facility hinges on potential solar farm

Members of the Eastern Virginia Regional Industrial Facilities Authority discuss their goals for a drone testing facility in York County.

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Grunow's Kitchen, recently re-opened, offers healthy options

Ribbon Cutting at Grunow's Kitchen

The recent grand re-opening ushered in an array of gluten-free and nut-free meals.

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

York County Chamber of Commerce Bring Your Child to Work Photo Contest

August 2nd-8th Participate in the Contest for a chance to Win a $50 Gift Card.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Simply Unique Jewelry Designs Wins International Award!

Aleksandr Maryaskin and Tim Wright, co-owners of Simply Unique Jewelry Designs, traveled to Hong Kong for the ceremony. To hear his name called as the top winner was “the highlight of our dreams and careers,” said Maryaskin.

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats

mills marina seaford va

Did someone say “Boatlifts?”  Located on Back Creek in Seaford, Mills Marina has new owners - Pamela & Curt Lang. With renovations to the ship’s store and maintenance facility underway, a grand opening celebratio...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Simply Unique Jewelry Designs selected for Award of Excellence Show

Simply Unique Jewelry Designs

Simply Unique Jewelry Designs in Yorktown announces Alex Maryaskin has done it again! He has been selected as a finalist (one of nine) out of a field of 165 entries in the "Best Of The Best" or the "Champions Of Champions" show, The Ho...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

2019 Small Business of the Year Award Nominations

The purpose of the award is to recognize a *small York County Business that has demonstrated outstanding business achievements in the past year. The chosen award winner will be recognized at York County's Distinguished Business Affair, to be held February...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Coastal Virginia Magazine’s Best of Readers’ Choice Awards

Vote for your favorite York County business, now through March 30th!

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

2018 Distinguished Business Affair

Distinguished Business Affair

The York County Economic Development Authority Honored Three Businesses at the Annual Distinguished Business Affair. Congratulations Marina Electrical Equipment, Walsh Electric and The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Community Impact Award Ceremony

Community Impact Award Ceremony hosted by COVABIZ magazine recognized the top 12 businesses that had the greatest community and philanthropic impact in Hampton Roads. Three of those twelve businesses were from York County. From left to right Arcphor (Tim ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

2017 Start Peninsula Winner

Pictured from left to right: 

3rd Place, Rebecca Mulvain (and Marley) from Muddy Marley’s Dog Wash

2nd Place, Duncan Hamra of Affordify

1st Place, Erica McMannes of MadSkills

Judge, Zack Miller

Emcee, Chris Davidson

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News Flash

Posted on: September 18, 2019

Start Peninsula: Pitch Perfect

Start Peninsula: Pitch Perfect Training Sessions

Are you planning to pitch your business idea at Start Peninsula? If so, then you won’t want to miss this Pitch Perfect Training Session leading up to the big event!
Training Sessions Sept 19th & 26th; October 3rd, 8th, 16th & 23rd

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Congratulations Snow Companies!

Snow Companies

Snow Companies is among the Inside Business 2019 TOP WORKPLACES IN HAMPTON ROADS recipients.

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

Coffee at Home

Sorva Syrups

The Office of Economic Development and the York County Chamber of Commerce are all about the special brew that makes Home-Based Businesses successful. The current episode is Courtney Obland with Sorva Syrups.

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Discover York’s Long-Standing Businesses

Country Bootleggers Dance Studio

Featured business articles written to highlight longstanding York County Businesses. ThemMost recent article features Country Bootleggers Dance Studio.

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Home-based Business 2019 Lunch & Learn Series

Home Based Business Conference 2019

Join us the 2ND Wednesday of each month from Noon – 1:00 pm for the Home-Based Business Lunch & Learn Series. Bring a bag lunch and enjoy FREE drinks and desserts provided by the host. Monthly sessions will feature networking, a keynote speaker and Q&A.

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

2018 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report Cover

This 6-page Report highlights 2018 York County achievements.

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Meet York County's Distinguished Business Winners

Corbin Wood accepts Snow Company's award

Congratulations to these two fantastic York County businesses who are growing and giving back to the community!

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Retail Certificate Scholarship

Center for Retail Excellence

York County offers business training scholarship for entrepreneurs partnering with Retail Alliance, County to host classes for Certificate of Retail Operations

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

York County Joins ‘LOVEVA’ Program

York County Joins ‘LOVEVA’ Program

Taking its buy-local program to the next level, York County’s Office of Economic Development has announced a partnership with Retail Alliance and a new grant for local businesses. Retail Alliance, a nonprofit trade association serving all of Hampton Roads...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

The Forgotten Sector: Focusing on Home-Based Businesses

Economic Dev Journal

York’s Home-based Business Program featured in International Economic Development Journal

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

York County Welcomes New Businesses

New In Town Logo

Check out this list of the newest businesses in town! York County offers many resources for new and growing businesses.

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

York County Shopping & Dining Guide

York County Shopping & Dining Guide

With more than 100 restaurants and 30 different retail centers York County, Virginia has something for every palate and every budget!

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