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Dominion offers help to small business, residential customers (8/19/2020) - Small business and residential customers facing financial hardship can receive support on their energy bills through Dominion Energy’s EnergyShare program. Dominion is supplementing its $13 million annual program contribution in…
$7M+ awarded in Virginia housing grants (8/19/2020) - White Stone and York County are among seven Virginia communities awarded a total of more than $7 million in Virginia Housing Rehabilitation and Community Development block grants last week. The…
Dog Days promotion to benefit GMHS (8/12/2020) - Area businesses for the fifth year are putting on the Dog Days of Summer, offering incentives to customers and supporting the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society. During August, participants will promote the…
Grand opening (8/12/2020) - Holtzman Propane of Tappahannock celebrated the grand opening of its new showroom on Sunday, Aug. 1, with an open house and raffle. The celebration included free food and drinks, product…
Young entrepreneurs (8/12/2020) - Two Gloucester youth—Josephine and Paul Williams—have been flexing their entrepreneurial muscles during the pandemic, launching a pair of businesses serving their Lewis Avenue neighborhood. Josephine’s Bake Shop specializes in scratch-made…
Move Over Middlesex (8/12/2020) - ACI Fire & Safety of Gloucester recently lent a hand to Urbanna Oyster Festival Queen candidate Sara Murray and Little Miss Spat contestant Caroline Ward. The girls are promoting the…
HII’s second-quarter revenues down 7.4% (8/12/2020) - Huntington Ingalls Industries, the parent company of Newport News Shipbuilding, reported second-quarter 2020 revenues of $2.0 billion, down 7.4 percent from the second quarter of 2019. Operating income in the…
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…