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York River Oyster Company under new ownership (5/27/2020) - Bryce Moretti is the new owner of the waterfront restaurant York River Oyster Company at Gloucester Point, located within the York River Yacht Haven Marina. A former restaurant owner in…
On the town (5/27/2020) - Susan and Steve Ray of Mathews had lunch on the porch at Southwind Pizza in Mathews on Memorial Day along with son Kyle and his fiancée Brooklyn Inge, from right.…
Gwyn joins BHHS Towne Realty (5/27/2020) - Kathy Gwyn Kathy Gwyn has joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty as a real estate agent based out of its Gloucester Main Street office. Gwyn specializes in waterfront properties. Her…
Ag businesses eligible for SBA loan program (5/27/2020) - U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza announced Monday that agricultural businesses are now eligible for SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance programs. SBA’s EIDL portal reopened…
Plush Parlor moves to 17 Plaza (5/20/2020) - Plush Parlor Beauty Supply has moved to a new location and can now be found at the 17 Plaza Shopping Center, Hayes. Mother-daughter duo Sara and Jennifer McClain opened the…
Back in business (5/20/2020) - Many beauty shops and salons were able to open last Friday following the loosening of restrictions on businesses in Virginia put in place as a result of COVID-19. Valerie Bass…
Dining al fresco (5/20/2020) - TYLER BASS / GAZETTE-JOURNALWith the loosening of restrictions on restaurants as part of the first phase of Gov. Ralph Northam’s Forward Virginia plans, restaurant patrons were able to get back…
Langley donates raffle proceeds to United Way (5/20/2020) - Langley For Families Foundation donated 100 percent of the net proceeds from its latest cash raffle fundraiser—a total of $37,000—to COVID-19 emergency recovery funds at two local United Way agencies.…
Drainage improvements underway on Mathews Court Green (5/13/2020) - Work is proceeding on drainage improvements to the Mathews Court Green, but two planned upgrades won’t be part of the project at this time: a gazebo and a sidewalk leading…
Gift certificate stimulus program launched in Gloucester (5/13/2020) - Some of the graphics used to promote the new Gift Certificate Community Stimulus Program, which is designed to encourage people to help out independently owned, local small businesses in Gloucester.…
Langley FCU approves 11 grants (5/13/2020) - Langley Federal Credit Union has approved $79,500 in 11 grants to local nonprofit organizations in need of assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic through its charitable giving program. The following organizations…
Gloucester law firm recognizes outstanding service during pandemic (5/6/2020) - GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys led an effort to recognize local medical workers, first responders and educators inApril by offering contests on Facebook. The winners were, from left, Lindsay Smith, a…
Ashley Shorts named UPS Store manager (5/6/2020) - Ashley Shorts is the new manager at the UPS Store in Gloucester, located at Fox Mill Centre. The Mathews native brings with her years of experience in customer service and…
Home-based salon opens in Mathews (5/6/2020) - Samantha Prince is now scheduling customers at her home-based business, Sammie Leigh’s Salon, at Cricket Hill in Mathews. Prince said she is offering all salon services, from a wash, blow…
Pivot offers assessments for older patients (5/6/2020) - Clinicians at Pivot Physical Therapy are offering the Functional Evaluation for Seniors (FES), a tool for identifying strengths and deficits of older patients that provides a baseline fitness level. The…
USDA reminds producers to complete crop acreage reports (5/6/2020) - The Gloucester/Mathews/Middlesex County office for USDA’s Farm Service Agency is currently open for phone and virtual appointments only, but can still work with producers on timely filing crop acreage reports,…
Velocity Urgent Care offering COVID-19 antibody testing (4/30/2020) - Velocity Urgent Care is conducting hassle-free and on-demand coronavirus (COVID-19) testing at all of its 14 locations across Eastern and Northern Virginia, including its Gloucester location, according to a corporate…
Still in college, Jacob Maggioncalda launches biscotti baking business (4/29/2020) - A 2017 Mathews High School graduate and a soon-to-be senior at High Point University in North Carolina, Jacob Maggioncalda has entered the business of biscotti baking, launching Biscotti di Francesca.…
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Point pottery business creates ‘to-go’ kits (4/29/2020) - The beginning of social distancing was a scary time for businesses, especially smaller local businesses. Many of these establishments have had to get creative to ensure the survival of their…
Chesapeake reports second-quarter dividend (4/29/2020) - At its April 17 meeting, the Board of Directors of Chesapeake Financial Shares, Inc., the parent company of both Chesapeake Bank and Chesapeake Wealth Management, reaffirmed its quarterly dividend of…
BayPort donates $150,000 to help with regional pandemic response (4/29/2020) - BayPort Credit Union is donating $150,000 to five local organizations that are helping the Hampton Roads community cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. BayPort announced this week that it has selected…
Wilcox Eye Center adopts new glaucoma procedure (4/22/2020) - Dr. Peter E. Wilcox of the Wilcox Eye Center, Hayes, said he has adopted “a new revolutionary technology” to help glaucoma patients monitor their eye pressure. Dr. Peter E. Wilcox…
Melissa Foster named a ‘Top Doc’ (4/22/2020) - For the second year in a row, Mathews native Melissa Keller Foster has been voted by her peers in the medical profession as one of Richmond Magazine’s 2020 Top Docs,…
USDA Service Centers available by telephone appointment only (4/22/2020) - The Gloucester County U.S. Department of Agriculture Service Center will continue to be open for business by phone appointment only and field work will continue with appropriate social distancing, according…