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Posted on: June 29, 2020

York CARES Grant

York CARES grant


This grant is one‐time financial assistance given to eligible for‐profit small businesses in amounts not to exceed $3,000. Grants will be committed and funded on a first‐come, first‐served basis, based upon availability of funds and submission o...

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

After 60 years, Greens Barber Shop still makes the cut

Greens Barber Shop Yorktown VA

It’s said that the more things change, the more they remain the same. At Greens Barber Shop, the current COVID-19 restrictions mean wearing masks and urging customers to get appointments before coming. But otherwise, things are pretty much the same...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020



We understand that you’re facing great uncertainty right now. We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and working to compile several resources that can help you, our local business owners and operators, navigate through this challenging...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

York County's new Enhanced Online Service Portal for Citizens, Builders, and Contractors


The enhanced Customer Service Request Portal accepts inspection requests from builders/contractors and provide a more user-friendly online system for citizens to request assistance and to track status.

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Event production company, coffee shop win York County business awards

2020 York County Distinguished Business Affair

York County honors two local companies—Big Top Entertainment given William Rogers “Poor Potter” Award and Mobjack Bay Coffee Roasters named Small Business of the Year.

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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: 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: 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: 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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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: 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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