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Vashti’s marks 60th anniversary (2/24/2021) - Gloucester Main Street staple Vashti’s Jewelers is celebrating its 60th anniversary this month. Vashti’s has been a lasting business in Gloucester, thanks to the hard work and dedication of those…
A bouquet of love (2/24/2021) - Smith’s Florist and Gift Shop, Gloucester, wanted to show appreciation for the many nonprofit organizations that help the community. So they did it the way they know best … they…
New safety manager named at Bay Transit (2/24/2021) - James Wininger, Bay Transit’s newest safety manager, intends to build on the commitment to safety that his predecessor, Allen Slade, brought to the job in 2018. When Slade retires in…
Gas prices jump after icy conditions (2/24/2021) - Motorists are filling up to some of the most expensive gas prices seen in over a year. Currently, gas prices in Virginia are at $2.54, 14 cents more than last…
1st Advantage donates $20,000+ to local nonprofits (2/24/2021) - Throughout the year, employees of 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union contribute funds to participate in “Dress Down Fridays.” These funds normally go toward 1st A.I.D.E. Day, an annual day of…
Tax filing season is underway (2/24/2021) - Tax filing season is underway in Virginia, Virginia Tax announced last week, with taxpayers invited to file their individual income tax returns. “Last year, of the more than 4.4 million…
Virginia DMV continues to add online service options (2/24/2021) - The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles has increased its online service options for customers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Customers can visit dmv-NOW.com to replace their commercial driver’s license (CDL), driver’s…
Shark deal (2/17/2021) - Draft Top, LLC, co-owned by Hayes entrepreneur Patrick Parizo, struck a deal with Daymond John on last week’s episode of “Shark Tank.” John agreed to invest $300,000 in Draft Top…
Sandy Creek Pet Resort welcomes new groomer (2/17/2021) - Sandy Creek Pet Resort, located on Burkes Pond Road in Gloucester, will welcome new groomer Sara Geach on Monday. Geach is originally from Arkansas and moved to Gloucester three months…
Head chef joins Sanders team (2/17/2021) - Head chef Martin Clebowicz is the newest member of the Sanders Retirement Village team, according to an announcement from the Gloucester senior living community. A Gloucester resident, Clebowicz “knows how…
Virginia’s gas prices continue to rise (2/17/2021) - In Virginia, the average price for a gallon of gas has increased by 12 cents since last month and 21 cents since last year, according to a release Monday by…
Hayes entrepreneur competes on episode of ‘Shark Tank’ Friday (2/10/2021) - Hayes resident Patrick Parizo will be featured on Friday’s episode of entrepreneurial-themed reality television show “Shark Tank” where he will be shown giving a pitch about his business, Draft Top,…
Inge named manager of Deltaville Yachting Center (2/10/2021) - Gordon Inge has been named general manager of both the Deltaville Yachting Center and Chesapeake Yacht Sales, according to marina owner Lew Grimm. Inge brings 26 years of experience working…
Langley FCU awards nonprofit agencies $125,000 in grants (2/10/2021) - Langley Federal Credit Union granted $125,000 to 14 nonprofit agencies throughout Hampton Roads in January. Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia, recipient of a $10,000 grant, brings wish kids renewed hope amidst the…
Dominion offers customers Off-Peak Plan optional rate (2/10/2021) - Virginia customers can have more control over their energy bill through a new rate recently announced by Dominion Energy. The Off-Peak Plan is an optional rate that will let customers…
Applications open for Main Street grants; March 19 deadline (2/3/2021) - The Main Street Preservation Trust has opened applications for 2021 for business and property owners along Gloucester’s Main Street who wish to improve their facades or interiors of their buildings…
New ReStore location (2/3/2021) - Habitat for Humanity of Gloucester and Mathews is scheduled to open its new ReStore location today, in a move from White Marsh Shopping Center. The new location is 3725 George…
Two from Riverside honored by statewide pharmacy organization (2/3/2021) - Two Riverside pharmacy practitioners—including one who volunteers at the Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic—were honored by the Virginia Society of Health-System Pharmacists for their contributions to the profession, the health system…
Business honoree (2/3/2021) - Gloucester resident Stuart Bunting has been named the Lancaster by the Bay Chamber 2021 Business Person of the Year. Bunting is president and CEO of Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, a senior living…
Sonabank rebranding itself as Primis Bank (2/3/2021) - Effective March 31, Sonabank will be changing its name to Primis Bank and its parent company’s name will be changing from Southern National Bancorp of Virginia to Primis Financial Corp.…
Physical therapist joins TPMG in Newport News (2/3/2021) - Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group recently welcomed Jordan Lee, PT, DPT, to TPMG Physical Therapy in Newport News. Lee earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Radford University. As a certified…
Local pump savings vanish (2/3/2021) - The national gas price average has been cheaper year-over-year for 336 days—as much as $1.12/gallon less. However, AAA predicts that trend will end as early as this week. At $2.42,…
HHI declares dividend of $1.14/share (2/3/2021) - Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) announced this week that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $1.14 per share, payable on March 12 to shareholders of…
Oyster prices plummet as diners stay home amid pandemic (1/27/2021) - With several hours of daylight to spare, Ronnie Robbins and his son, Jason, had already docked their 36-foot deadrise workboat on Hooper’s Island and started unloading their briny cargo. Into…
Chesapeake reports record earnings for 2020 (1/27/2021) - Chesapeake Financial Shares, Inc., the parent company of both Chesapeake Bank and Chesapeake Wealth Management, reported record earnings for the 2020 calendar year of $11,749,391, representing a 3.1 percent increase…