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Starting the day off right (11/4/2020) - Gloucester House provided breakfast for 200 essential employees at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital last Thursday. They partnered with the hospital’s administrator to provide breakfast burritos, blueberry scones, fruit and beverage…
Chesapeake Bank named Virginia’s Best Bank to Work For (11/4/2020) - Chesapeake Bank has been ranked 24th in the nation and #1 in Virginia according to The Best Banks to Work For program. The program was initiated in 2013 by American…
Nov. 15 deadline for business grants (11/4/2020) - Funds remain available for the Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission-administered Back to Business grant program, but business owners must apply for them by the Nov. 15 deadline. The counties of…
Crude oil drops to lowest price in five months (11/4/2020) - Mounting concerns over the increase in global coronavirus cases and the reinstatement of lockdown policies in some countries has driven crude oil prices down to the lowest closing price—$35 a…
College isn’t the only path to a fulfilling career (10/28/2020) - Every year, more students graduate from high school and get ready to continue their studies at college. Others decide to forgo college, and enter the workforce by learning a trade.…
Petal It Forward (10/28/2020) - Smith’s Florist & Gift Shoppe in Gloucester is surprising members in the community this week with its Petal It Forward program, dropping off a pair of roses to random people—giving…
Deadline Monday to file 2019 state taxes (10/28/2020) - Virginians who have yet to file their state individual income taxes in 2019, taking advantage of the automatic, six-month extension afforded to them due to the pandemic, now have until…
$22M set aside for vaccine distribution (10/28/2020) - Virginia has earmarked $22 million in federal CARES Act funding to create a statewide program to distribute COVID-19 vaccines when such vaccines are approved for public use, Gov. Ralph Northam…
Demand for gas drops to lowest level in 4 months (10/28/2020) - Gasoline demand has dropped significantly since the beginning of the month, down from 8.8 million barrels per day to 8.2 million, according to the latest Energy Information Administration report. This…
Visiting Angels holds Caregiver Giveback Event (10/28/2020) - Visiting Angels Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula will hold a Caregiver Community Giveback Event from 2-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10. “Not all superheroes wear capes, some are caregivers … and we…
Main Street Landing: Helping people age in place safely and affordably (10/21/2020) - Main Street Landing, located on Main Street in Gloucester, will be ready next spring for residents to move into the new single-family home development for active adults. Targeted at those…
Pat’s Gallery, longtime Deltaville picture framing store to close at end of year (10/21/2020) - After more than 35 years in the picture framing business, Pat’s Gallery & Gifts Ltd. in Deltaville is going out of business effective Dec. 31, said owner Pat Tinsley. Since…
Riverside now a part of VCU cancer research network (10/21/2020) - Cancer patients living in coastal Virginia have greater access to clinical trials for cancer now that Riverside Health System has joined Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center’s Clinical Research Affiliate…
Northern Neck Ginger Ale, Tab on chopping block (10/21/2020) - Soda connoisseurs around the country are mourning the loss of two beloved products that are set to be discontinued by Coca-Cola: Northern Neck Ginger Ale and Tab soda. In news…
Chesapeake reports third quarter earnings (10/21/2020) - Jeffrey M. Szyperski, chairman of the board and CEO of Chesapeake Financial Shares Inc. (parent company of both Chesapeake Bank and Chesapeake Wealth Management), reported earnings of $3.38 million for…
Virginia’s Finest to be showcased in virtual trade show (10/21/2020) - Virginia’s specialty foods and beverages will be showcased this year in a virtual trade show, rather than the in-person food expos of the past. The pandemic is forcing the show…
October is National Audiology Awareness Month (10/21/2020) - More than 36 million American adults have some degree of hearing loss, and half of those people are under the age of 65, according to a release from The Audiology…
Lower demand results in gas prices continuing to drop (10/21/2020) - Gasoline demand, according to the Energy Information Administration, back-tracked for the week ending Oct. 9, decreasing from 8.90 million barrels per day to 8.58 million. Lower demand, even as total…
Inn at Tabbs Creek stay featured prize on Wheel of Fortune (10/14/2020) - Th_ Inn _t T_bbs Cr__k. “Pat, I’d like to buy a vowel.” A stay at the Port Haywood bed and breakfast (The Inn at Tabbs Creek, if you were to…
‘Over the River’ (10/14/2020) - Country Cottage in White Stone has introduced a new “Over the River” chocolate bar, as a tribute to the Norris Bridge that connects the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula. Designed…
Dominion broadband pilot program seeks to bridge digital divide (10/14/2020) - Residents in rural parts of Virginia could gain access to broadband internet critical for jobs, health care and education under three pilot projects proposed Oct. 1 by Dominion Energy Virginia.…
TPMG announces dedicated spine center (10/14/2020) - Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group announced this week its new TPMG Comprehensive Spine Center, a dedicated spine center designed to improve the efficiency, speed and quality of treatment for patients suffering…
Daniel joins IsaBell Horsley Real Estate (10/14/2020) - Tim Daniel of Mathews has joined the real estate sales team of Bernadette La Casse, Rosemary Griffith and Alease Tillage in the Mathews office of IsaBell K. Horsley Real Estate.…
Virtual career fair for veterans on Oct. 22 (10/14/2020) - DAV and RecruitMilitary will host the Norfolk Virtual Career Fair for Veterans from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22. This is a free virtual hiring event for…
Kennedy named to manufacturing board (10/14/2020) - Shannon L. Kennedy of Gloucester, president of Rappahannock Community College, has been named to the Board of Trustees of the A.L. Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday.…