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Top lending partner (12/9/2020) - Business Finance Group has named 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union one of the top lending partners in Virginia for 2020. In addition, Paul Szabo, Commercial Lending Manager for 1st Advantage,…
Crude oil prices hit highest price point in 9 months (12/9/2020) - Pump prices increased on the week despite U.S. gasoline demand falling below 8 million barrels per day, the lowest weekly reading since June and the softest demand reading for the…
Made in Mathews (12/2/2020) - The 19th annual Made in Mathews Open Studio Tour began on Friday and continues this weekend, featuring works for sale by the county’s best artists and artisans. In top photo,…
Miller’s Services is looking for hometown heroes (12/2/2020) - Miller’s Services of Gloucester is looking to recognize a hometown hero this holiday season. In the spirit of giving, the home services company will be giving away a replacement heating…
Riverside Health System expands its infectious disease clinic to Hayes location (12/2/2020) - Riverside Health System will expand its infectious disease clinic to Gloucester, it was announced earlier this month.Rebekah Sensenig, D.O., an Infectious Disease Specialist for Riverside Medical Group, will begin seeing…
Ware Neck Produce celebrates 35 years Sunday (12/2/2020) - Ware Neck Produce, on Main Street in Gloucester, will celebrate its 35th anniversary from 1-5 p.m. Sunday. The business will give out door prizes, as well as offer an opportunity…
Champion of Caring (12/2/2020) - Myra Hess was recently awarded the Riverside Middle Peninsula Champion of Caring Award for 2019. Hess, a certified nursing assistant, went above and beyond her normal duties by sitting with…
2020 Farm Service Agency county committee elections underway (12/2/2020) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has mailed ballots for the Farm Service Agency county committee elections to eligible farmers and ranchers across the country. To be counted, ballots must be…
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…