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ICYMI: Most-read business stories in November in the Historic Triangle

With dozens of headlines every day, it’s easy to miss some here and there.

Keep the conversation going. Here are five of our most-read business stories in November:

The wait is over

The Mooretown Road location closed in September to add new features such as a double lane drive-thru, an outside meal delivery canopy and a bypass lane.

Chic-fil-A on Mooretown Road is now open

More retail

The shops would be a retail location on 2.75 acres on the south side of the Monticello Avenue corridor.

A new set of retail shops might be coming to Monticello Avenue

CEO at 14

Her venture, Heavenly Lips, opened its online store in August and relaunched at the end of October.

This Williamsburg native owns a lip gloss online store. She’s only 14

Familiar face

Busch Gardens and Water Country USA are bringing a familiar face to the leadership of the parks.

There’s a new president for Busch Gardens and Water Country. He’s a familiar face

Sports tourism

There are a number of fields, trails, lakes and parks in James City County that provide adequate venues for sporting activities.

Here’s why James City County is keeping an eye on its growing sports tourism market

John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzohttp://wydaily.com
John Mangalonzo (john@localdailymedia.com) is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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