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Howard-Dooley Café to open at former Beach Bum site (11/24/2020) - The Howard-Dooley Café will be opening soon in Mathews at the site of the former Beach Bum BBQ at Ward’s Corner. Recently purchased by Robby and Tracey Sorey of Mathews,…
PHA gives back to the community through Comfort & Joy contest (11/24/2020) - Peninsula Heating & Air, Hayes, is in its 13th year of giving back to the community through its annual goodwill Christmas contest, Comfort & Joy. The winner of the contest…
Food Lion gives Bread for Life a helping hand (11/24/2020) - The Bread for Life Food Pantry in Gloucester had some extra hands on Wednesday, Nov. 18 when a group from Food Lion spent the day volunteering. Along with their time…
Bay Transit a ‘perfect fit’ for keeping busy, helping others (11/24/2020) - Bay Transit driver Mike Wallisch can’t keep still. For Wallisch, who has been driving a Bay Transit bus in Gloucester County for 2½ years, Bay Transit is “a perfect fit…
Gas prices drop ahead of Thanksgiving holiday (11/24/2020) - Some good news for those still planning on traveling this Thanksgiving as gas prices are shaping up to be the lowest since 2015. The current gas price per gallon in…
Business open house (11/18/2020) - Visitors were steady at the Farmers and Fishermen’s building on Saturday during an open house to introduce the community to several new businesses, including The Vintage Pearl consignment and home…
New herbalists (11/18/2020) - After completing 42 hours of study, these individuals became herbalists in a graduation held on Nov. 7 at C.A. & J. Farm in Bohannon, where they were taught. Farm owner…
Bill Hudgins GMC collecting Angel Tree donations (11/18/2020) - Bill Hudgins GMC is asking for the public’s help in making the holidays a little brighter for local children in foster care. The Gloucester car/truck dealership is once again serving…
Local agencies receive tourism grant funds (11/18/2020) - Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism, and the Virginia Campground Association, based in Hayes, were two of the 161 programs across the commonwealth to receive Virginia Tourism Corporation Recovery Marketing Leverage…
Increase in demand pushes gas prices up slightly (11/18/2020) - Motorists are paying more to fill up at the pump than last Monday in nearly 30 states, with the vast majority paying just a few pennies more. On the week,…
Chesapeake Bank provides matching funds for AED purchase for Mathews first responders (11/11/2020) - Automated External Defibrillators are an essential piece of equipment in life-threatening events for first-line, emergency, medical staff and responders. Over the past several years, the Mathews County Sheriff’s Office has…
Business open house Saturday in Mathews (11/11/2020) - An open house will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Farmers and Fishermen’s Building on Main Street, Mathews. The Vintage Pearl, an artisan collective featuring…
Brock joins Virginia Country team (11/11/2020) - Virginia Country Real Estate has added a new agent to its team. Gloucester native Kelcey Brock was welcomed to the Hayes firm this week. “Having been born and raised in…
Eanes named Merchant Services Sales Executive of Chesapeake Payment Systems (11/11/2020) - Chesapeake Payment Systems, the payments processing division of Chesapeake Bank, has announced the addition of Sterling Eanes. Eanes has been hired as a Merchant Services Sales Executive heading up sales…
HHI reports cash dividend of $1.14/share (11/11/2020) - Huntington Ingalls Industries announced last week that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $1.14 per share, an $0.11 increase over the $1.03 per share dividend…
Poddery plays host to MG Classics Car Club (11/4/2020) - The Poddery in Foster hosted the Tidewater MG Classics Car Club on Friday, Oct. 23. Owner Karen Podd said that she was approached in July about hosting the club, and…
Auto Max Trunk or Treat (11/4/2020) - Auto Max of Gloucester held a Trunk or Treat event on Friday afternoon at the business in Ordinary, helping local children kick off the Halloween weekend. Above, Jill and Cameron…
Starting the day off right (11/4/2020) - Gloucester House provided breakfast for 200 essential employees at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital last Thursday. They partnered with the hospital’s administrator to provide breakfast burritos, blueberry scones, fruit and beverage…
Chesapeake Bank named Virginia’s Best Bank to Work For (11/4/2020) - Chesapeake Bank has been ranked 24th in the nation and #1 in Virginia according to The Best Banks to Work For program. The program was initiated in 2013 by American…
Nov. 15 deadline for business grants (11/4/2020) - Funds remain available for the Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission-administered Back to Business grant program, but business owners must apply for them by the Nov. 15 deadline. The counties of…
Crude oil drops to lowest price in five months (11/4/2020) - Mounting concerns over the increase in global coronavirus cases and the reinstatement of lockdown policies in some countries has driven crude oil prices down to the lowest closing price—$35 a…
College isn’t the only path to a fulfilling career (10/28/2020) - Every year, more students graduate from high school and get ready to continue their studies at college. Others decide to forgo college, and enter the workforce by learning a trade.…
Petal It Forward (10/28/2020) - Smith’s Florist & Gift Shoppe in Gloucester is surprising members in the community this week with its Petal It Forward program, dropping off a pair of roses to random people—giving…
Deadline Monday to file 2019 state taxes (10/28/2020) - Virginians who have yet to file their state individual income taxes in 2019, taking advantage of the automatic, six-month extension afforded to them due to the pandemic, now have until…
$22M set aside for vaccine distribution (10/28/2020) - Virginia has earmarked $22 million in federal CARES Act funding to create a statewide program to distribute COVID-19 vaccines when such vaccines are approved for public use, Gov. Ralph Northam…