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GMHS staying busy this summer; Animal Care in need of volunteers (8/5/2020) - The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society has been thriving this summer, despite the continuation of theCOVID-19 public health crisis. As many businesses furlough and lay off employees, GMHS has maintained full staffing…
Back to Business grants available in Mathews (8/5/2020) - Back to Business grants are available to help businesses on the Middle Peninsula cover the costs of complying with COVID-19 pandemic guidelines, but Mathews businesses haven’t been taking advantage of…
Sales tax holiday this weekend (8/5/2020) - Virginia will hold its three-day sales tax holiday this weekend, beginning at 12:01 a.m. Friday and ending at 11:59 p.m. Sunday. At this time, you can buy qualifying school supplies,…
Seafood Shack’s new truck (7/29/2020) - Amy Blanock and Robert Martin, from left, recently re-opened The Seafood Shack, operating out of their new food truck in the parking lot of M&M Building Supply in Mathews. The…
New stylist (7/29/2020) - Fusion Salon & Spa in Gloucester has a newest stylist. Amy Clarke has 11 years of experience as a stylist in the county. She will provide customers with hair, natural…
National average decreases as gas demand remains low (7/29/2020) - As COVID-19 case numbers surpass the 4-million mark nationwide, demand for gasoline is weakening across the country. The latest Energy Information Administration demand reading measures at 8.5 million barrels/day, which…
Online seminar to examine ‘Not Business as Usual’ (7/29/2020) - The Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce and Gloucester Department of Economic Development will present “This Is Not Business as Usual,” an online seminar with Marc Wilson of the Virginia Small…
BMP signup continues through Aug. 7 (7/29/2020) - Virginia Agricultural Cost Share signups continue through Aug. 7 for eligible farmers in Gloucester, Mathews and Middlesex counties for executing Best Management Practices on their fields. This is the time…
Pumped to end Alzheimer’s (7/22/2020) - Phillips Energy in Gloucester Point raised $3,972 from the community to support the Alzheimer’s Association in its 2020 Longest Day Fundraiser on June 20. On that day, the company gave…
Gloucester woman opens social media marketing service (7/22/2020) - Gillian Bura is the proud owner of Better Your Business, a business that offers social media managing services. The ODU graduate got in early in the world of social media…
Ware River Consulting secures Wisconsin contract (7/22/2020) - Ware River Consulting, LLC, an Indian Economic Enterprise and woman-owned small business, was awarded a contract by the University of Wisconsin to provide consulting services to support the Wisconsin Small…
Virginia adopts emergency workplace safety rules (7/22/2020) - The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry adopted emergency workplace safety rules last week to help protect Virginia workers from the spread of COVID-19. According to a July 15 news…
Wireless Zone locations to distribute backpacks Sunday (7/22/2020) - Wireless Zone locations in Gloucester and Hayes will be distributing backpacks full of school supplies between 1-4 p.m. Sunday as part of the eighth annual School Rocks Backpack Giveaway event.…
HHI signs on as VA Ready partner (7/22/2020) - Huntington Ingalls Industries, the parent company of Newport News Shipbuilding, announced it has signed on to be a business partner of the Virginia Ready Initiative, a new initiative to help…
Langley For Families donates $110,000 to 20 nonprofits (7/15/2020) - The Langley For Families Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Langley Federal Credit Union, approved just over $110,000 in second-quarter grants, making the 2020 donation total of $361,865 to nonprofits across…
Food safety course begins Aug. 18 (7/15/2020) - Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism will hold a food safety certification course on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Aug. 18-27, from 2-5 p.m. each day in the Gloucester Library community room, Main…
Young and In Business (7/15/2020) - They are young, energetic, and in charge of their own businesses. Read these profiles of our up-and-coming next generation. Stories were compiled by Melany Slaughter.
A & D Dustless Blasting and Boat Works (7/15/2020) - Dominic Bartlett Dominic Bartlett is the co-owner of A & D Dustless Blasting and Boat Works, located at 9737 Cooks Landing Road in Hayes. His business offers dustless blasting, boat…
All Season Lawn and Tree (7/15/2020) - Brandon Galloway Brandon Galloway of Gloucester is the owner of All Season Lawn and Tree, established in 2010. His business offers lawn services, grading, tree removal, tree trimming, stump grinding,…
Appr Labs (7/15/2020) - Myles Fairlo Myles Fairlo is the COO of Appr Labs which is a completely digital-based company. A graduate of Gloucester High School, Fairlo established his business in 2018. Appr Labs…
Etudes Ballet School (7/15/2020) - Kara Royall opened Etudes Ballet School at 33 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, in the summer of 2016, the same year that she received her bachelor of fine arts degree in…
Gloucester Brewing Company (7/15/2020) - Michael Brewer Michael Brewer is the Manager of Fluid Ops (MOFO) at Gloucester Brewing Company located at 6778 Main Street in Gloucester. The company offers beers ranging fromlight and crisp…
Grass Monkey Lawn Care (7/15/2020) - Donovan Cook Donovan Cook is the owner of Grass Monkey Lawn Care, located at 534 Circle Drive in Onemo. Grass Monkey offers lawn maintenance, landscaping, hedge trimming, mowing, general grounds…
Gazette-Journal (7/15/2020) - Jacob Letts Jacob Letts is the Gloucester hawker, selling copies on and around Main Street of the Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal, located on 6625 Main Street. Originally from New Jersey, Letts started…
Gazette-Journal (7/15/2020) - Gazette-Journal hawker Joey Bollinger sells a newspaper to David Hudgins at M&M Building Supply, Mathews. Joey Bollinger of Gloucester has been the Mathews hawker for the Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal for over…