European supermarket Lidl could be opening in Lightfoot

An artist's impression of the proposed Lidl that was included in meeting documents. (Courtesy James City County)

Attention shoppers, there may be a new grocer in town.  The North Carolina-based development firm Kimley Horn has made a bid to James City County to open a franchise of the European supermarket Lidl in Lightfoot. If their proposal is approved, the store would be among the first Lidl locations in the United States. The county’s […]

Handel’s Ice Cream closes in Lightfoot, may be replaced by AutoZone

Handel's Ice Cream vacant building sits idle along Richmond Road. (Andrew Harris/WYDaily)

Fans of Handel’s Ice Cream will need to find a new location to enjoy frozen treats this year.  Handel’s, located on Richmond Road in Lightfoot, will be demolished if a proposal is approved by James City County’s Development Review Committee, according to Planning Director Paul Holt.   A preliminary site plan, acquired by WYDaily, indicates the […]