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New hair salon opens in Gloucester Court House (5/12/2021) - Hair On Main is the newest hair salon to open on Gloucester’s Main Street. Owners and stylists Deanna Miner and Mandy Alston officially opened their doors on May 1 and…
New location (5/12/2021) - The Thrifty Spot, currently located in the former Mathews Family YMCA building near the Daily Grind Coffee House and M&M Building Supply, is moving to a new location. Thrifty Spot…
Virginia’s gas prices may jump with major pipeline shutdown (5/12/2021) - Motorists in Virginia may see pump prices leap ahead in the coming days. Areas in the commonwealth, such as Hampton Roads, have seen as much as a 6-cent increase in…
HHI reports $2.3B in first-quarter revenues (5/12/2021) - Huntington Ingalls Industries, the parent company of Newport News Shipbuilding, reported first-quarter 2021 revenues of $2.3 billion, up less than 1 percent from the same period in 2020. Operating income…
Taylor Jacobs looks to open Little Shepherds Academy in August (5/5/2021) - Mathews native and former Mathews teacher Taylor Jacobs will be opening a day care center in August for infants, toddlers, and preschool-age children, with after-school care for children up to…
Remo elected to Chesapeake board of directors (5/5/2021) - Chesapeake Financial Shares, holding company for Chesapeake Bank and Chesapeake Wealth Management, has announced the election of Dee Ann Remo to its board of directors. The election took place at…
Walker, Gregory honored by business sorority (5/5/2021) - In celebration of April as Business Month, the Epsilon Eta chapter of Iota Phi Lambda, Inc., honored two local businessmen in the lawn maintenance service field—Marcus “Terrell” Walker and Leon…
1st Advantage receives two marketing awards (5/5/2021) - 1st Advantage was recently honored with two Diamond Awards. The annual competition, presented by the Credit Union National Association Marketing and Business Development Council, included 35 categories with over 1,200…
Virginia might see larger jumps at the pump (5/5/2021) - Not much reprieve at the pump to start May off as Virginia’s current gas price is at $2.73, a two-cent uptick from last week and a $1.06 increase from last…
Gloucester-based River Organics launches line of CBD products (4/28/2021) - River Organics, LLC, a Gloucester business founded by Adrienne Joseph, has officially launched its line of USDA-certified organic CBD tinctures and massage oils. The products and process were all on view…
Generations Cakes recognized by sorority chapter (4/28/2021) - Gloucester’s Epsilon Eta Chapter of the Iota Phi Lambda Sorority has recognized Marvin and Octavia Townsend, owners and operators of Generations Cakes, during its April annual Business Month. According to…
Chesapeake Financial Shares elects Quinn to board (4/28/2021) - Chesapeake Financial Shares, holding company for Chesapeake Bank and Chesapeake Wealth Management, announced the election of Susan P. Quinn to its board of directors. The election took place at the…
Vendor event Saturday at Gloucester Moose Lodge (4/28/2021) - The May Day Vendor Event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday inside the Gloucester Moose Lodge building at 6565 Moose Drive (off Route 17, south of…
Dr. Simko recognized by EVMS (4/28/2021) - Dr. Eric J. Simko, a board certified otolaryngologist, has been awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for his 20 years of academic service to Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk. His…
The Other Moving Company collects 541 pounds of food at ‘Front Porch Drive’ (4/22/2021) - The Other Moving Company recently held a “Front Porch Food Drive” in the Seawell’s Trace subdivision in Hayes. On April 11, company owners Brian and Jennifer Hudgins and other volunteers…
Miller’s Services creates skilled tradesmen (4/22/2021) - Miller’s Services of Saluda is creating skilled tradesmen on the Middle Peninsula with its Apprenticeship Program. The program was launched in August 2019 with the goal of offering Miller’s employees…
Scholarship winners (4/22/2021) - Chick-fil-A employees A’nya Strazdins, at left, and Brittany Ottarson were each awarded $2,500 scholarships by the company to further their education after high school. Strazdins plans to study nursing at…
Chesapeake reports $5.26M in quarterly earnings (4/22/2021) - Chesapeake Financial Shares, Inc. (parent company of both Chesapeake Bank and Chesapeake Wealth Management), reported $5.26 million in earnings for the first quarter of 2021, according to Jeffrey M. Szyperski,…
Food Lion receives Energy Star award (4/22/2021) - For the 20th consecutive year, Food Lion has received the Energy Star Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. Food…
Kelsick giving (4/22/2021) - Kelsick Specialty Market, located on Gloucester Main Street, selected the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society as the January beneficiary of its Year of Giving. Paige Williams, owner of Kelsick, on right, is…
Chimney Corner celebrates 60 years (4/14/2021) - Frank Crittenden and the staff at Chimney Corner Lawnmower, Inc., are in the midst of celebrating 60 years of business.Crittenden founded the business on April 1, 1961 and for a…
Lamb Exterminating marks two decades in business (4/14/2021) - This year marks 20 years of business for Lamb Exterminating of Gloucester. Owner Chris Lamb said when he started the business it was just him working out of his garage.…
Gloucester Pharmacy to close next week (4/14/2021) - After more than 20 years of service, Gloucester Pharmacy, located at the Walter Reed Plaza, will close for good on Monday. Pharmacy owner Keith Hodges, who also serves as the…
Gloucester Main Street Trust wins national award (4/14/2021) - Gloucester’s Main Street Preservation Trust was one of six winners of the Main Street Forward Awards, which recognize communities that have shown exemplary recovery and resilience efforts amid the multiple…
Gas prices remain steady (4/14/2021) - Virginia’s gas prices continue to remain flat as gasoline supply and refinery utilization rise as crude oil prices drop in the states, AAA Tidewater Virginia announced Monday. Refinery utilization is…