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Chesapeake Bank’s Mathews branch moving this weekend (11/30/2022) - After months of planning and remodeling, the Mathews branch of Chesapeake Bank is finally ready to move into its new quarters in the former Bank of America building on Buckley…
10 local nonprofits get free marketing services from Proximo (11/30/2022) - Ten local nonprofits were selected to receive free marketing services during Proximo Marketing’s CreateAthon. This is 10th year that Proximo has participated in CreateAthon, a worldwide movement focused on serving…
Foster promoted to COO of Chesapeake (11/30/2022) - Rebecca Andrick Foster, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Chesapeake Financial Shares, Inc., has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, a role she will jointly hold with her…
Baylands wins financial education award (11/30/2022) - Baylands Family Credit Union, with headquarters in West Point, has won first place in the state-level Desjardins Financial Education Awards. The award recognizes credit unions “for their commitment and innovative…
point dominos grand opening Ribbon cutting held for new Domino’s Pizza at Gloucester Point (11/22/2022) - A new Domino’s Pizza has opened in the Gloucester Point Shopping Center, with a ribbon cutting held on Monday. This is the 12th location for franchise owner Christina Palmeri, with…
Slammin Sammy’s Diner opens at Point (11/22/2022) - Slammin Sammy’s Diner is Gloucester Point’s newest restaurant. Located along Route 17 in a building that formerly housed Pizza Hut, Slammin Sammy’s offers an assortment of home-cooked style meals served…
business chesapeake Chesapeake Bank named one of Best Banks to Work For (11/22/2022) - Chesapeake Bank has been named one of the 2022 Best Banks to Work For, according to a list compiled by trade publication American Banker. American Banker has partnered with Best…
other news steam train calendar A gift for railway buffs (11/22/2022) - Three calendars for 2023 featuring classic trains and advertising from the C&O Railway are now available from the Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society. The calendars include steam trains, above, C&O…
Phillips Energy supports B&G Club in Giving Tuesday with 10 percent of sales (11/22/2022) - Phillips Energy of Gloucester Point will support the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula, earmarked for the Gloucester location, on Giving Tuesday that falls on Tuesday, Nov. 29.…
SBA administrator urges Americans to ‘Shop Small’ (11/22/2022) - Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, is calling on Americans to “Shop Small” throughout the holiday season and especially on Small Business Saturday, which falls on…
DMV urges motorists to skip the line, renew online (11/22/2022) - Why wait in line at DMV when there’s an easier and less time-consuming option to renew your vehicle registration? The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles urges motorists to skip the…
business bill hudgins angels by Tyler Angel Tree (11/16/2022) - Bill Hudgins GMC has placed an Angel Tree display on a window in the business’s service department. Each angel has the name of someone in need and a list of…
Richardson’s owner honored by Mathews Rotary Club (11/16/2022) - The Mathews Rotary Club has awarded Lynne Davenport, owner of Richardson’s Restaurant in Mathews Court House, with its Mathews Citizen of the Year Award. Davenport was also nominated for the…
mathews farmers market Mathews Farmers’ Market (11/16/2022) - A Thanksgiving Mathews Farmers’ Market will be held on Mathews Court Green on Saturday. Larry and Rosalie Brown of Bentwaters Farm at Susan, took part in the Saturday, Oct. 29…
Wheat production soars after ‘near-perfect’ growing season (11/16/2022) - With a helping hand from Mother Nature, Virginia farmers produced one of the best winter wheat crops in recent years, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service. A NASS report…
Breezeline launches cloud-based phone service (11/16/2022) - Breezeline, the nation’s eighth-largest cable operator, has launched “Hosted Voice Essential,” a new cloud-based phone service designed for smaller businesses. Hosted systems use smart software and cloud technology to deliver…
business career expo 1 Career expo (11/9/2022) - Gloucester High School held its Fall Career Awareness Expo last Thursday in the school’s gymnasium. This was the first in-person career expo that GHS has held since fall 2019 due…
business chesapeake board Chaufournier joins Chesapeake Bank board (11/9/2022) - Chesapeake Bank has added Stephanie Chaufournier to its board of directors. Chaufournier is Managing Partner of Avenir Advisors, LLC, a consulting firm focused on the online payments industry and specializing…
Walter Reed Nursing and Rehab recognized by Newsweek magazine (11/9/2022) - Walter Reed Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Gloucester is one of 17 nursing homes in Virginia and 475 nursing homes across 25 states to be recognized in Newsweek magazine’s America’s…
Home sales dip, prices climb in region (11/9/2022) - Home sales dipped while median sale prices continued to climb in the region during the third quarter of 2022, according to a recently released report from the Chesapeake Bay &…
Local nonprofits invited to apply for Proximo’s CreateAthon (11/9/2022) - Proximo Marketing Strategies of Gloucester is inviting Virginia Peninsula-based nonprofit organizations to submit their applications for the chance to receive pro bono creative marketing services. Selected groups will receive a…
Eggs to be named a ‘healthy food’ in new FDA definition (11/9/2022) - Eggs are a staple in many kitchens, and they may soon be named a “healthy food” under a new proposed definition from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. For the…
Chesapeake launches ‘Beyond Banking’ ad campaign (11/9/2022) - Chesapeake Bank has recently launched its new brand campaign, “Beyond Banking.” The digital, print and radio ads contain localized messaging celebrating the bank’s deep-rooted commitment to building thriving communities, a…
Santa to visit Horn’s Gloucester Ace Hardware (11/9/2022) - Santa Claus will be stopping by Horn’s Gloucester Ace Hardware store from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7. He will available to visit and take pictures with the boys and…
business cypress ice troy wyne Ice, water dispenser installed next to Hudgins Auto (11/2/2022) - Area residents can now buy water by the gallon and ice by the bag at Cypress Ice, a large ice machine installed by Troy Wyne of North adjacent to Bill…
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