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GHS senior starts in business at just the right time (4/15/2020) - Christopher Potter started his business, Potterwood Lawncare in January. Potter decided to start his business after years of performing lawn care services under his grandfather. Potterwood Lawncare services Gloucester County…
Chesapeake reports $3.36M in first-quarter earnings (4/15/2020) - Chesapeake Financial Shares, Inc., parent company of both Chesapeake Bank and Chesapeake Wealth Management, announced earnings of $3,367,909 for the first quarter of 2020, an increase of 13.2 percent from…
Coronavirus hinders bay cleanup efforts while seafood industry suffers loss of business (4/17/2020) - Watermen have few restaurants that can buy their catches. Help for farmers who want to install runoff controls has been sharply curtailed. Streams throughout the region are missing their annual…
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Census continues in spite of virus (4/8/2020) - With Census Day (April 1) come and gone, some may assume that the decennial U.S. population count has also come to an end … and they’d be wrong. “There has…
Gloucester law firm’s ‘Texts=Wrecks’ safe driving campaign expands (4/8/2020) - GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys has expanded its annual “Texts=Wrecks” campaign this year to help reduce the number of people injured or killed by distracted drivers in Eastern Virginia. Eighty percent…
Pivot Physical Therapy continues to provide service to its clients (4/8/2020) - As essential health care providers, Pivot Physical Therapy announced Monday that in addition to remaining open during the COVID-19 pandemic, the company is now providing new options to meet the…
Langley FCU holds virtual food drive (4/8/2020) - Langley Federal Credit Union employees acted quickly to help the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank respond to an influx of requests for food and services, raising more than 2,100 items in less…
Be on the lookout for fraudsters! (4/8/2020) - In a recent Chesapeake Bank newsletter, residents are cautioned to be on the lookout for those taking advantage of the current pandemic situation to trick you into giving up your…
Gloucester’s Verizon stores change to a new model (4/8/2020) - The Cellular Connection stores in the area, including the two in Gloucester, have changed their ownership model and name to Wireless Zone. Richard Gdovic has owned this and 15 other…
Velocity Urgent Care offers COVID-19 testing in Gloucester (4/8/2020) - Velocity Urgent Care is conducting coronavirus (COVID-19) testing at all of its 14 locations across Eastern and Northern Virginia, including its Gloucester location at 5659 Parkway Drive in the Sentara…
Options available for insurance coverage if laid off (4/1/2020) - The State Corporation Commission’s Bureau of Insurance reminds Virginians that health insurance options are available if they have recently been laid off or lost health insurance benefits through their employer.…
Time management crucial for those with home-based businesses (4/1/2020) - Time management is one of the biggest hurdles owners of home-based businesses encounter, according to longtime local psychologist Dr. Vincent Rose. Rose presented tips on time management to local business…
No-interest emergency loans available to Main Street businesses (4/1/2020) - The Gloucester Main Street Preservation Trust and the Gloucester Revolving Loan Fund announced March 25 the launch of a zero-interest emergency loan program for restaurant, retail, hospitality and personal service…
Cindy’s Hair Dreams (4/1/2020) - The mother-and-daughter team of Cindy Ruehrmund and Brandi Jones of Woodstock Road, Gloucester, operate Cindy’s Hair Dreams and Pretties LLC. Cindy Ruehrmund, left, and Brandi Jones Cindy has operated her…
Shear Perfection (4/1/2020) - Owner and stylist Teresa D. White has helped residents with their hairstyling since 2004 at her Shear Perfection salon, 10525 Buckley Hall Road, Mathews. Teresa D. White White described Shear…
Andrews Funeral Home (4/1/2020) - Ann Andrews is the keeper of the records, serving her family business, Andrews Funeral Home & Crematory of Gloucester, as its secretary and treasurer/bookkeeper. Ann Andrews In partnership with her…
Morgan & Edwards Real Estate (4/1/2020) - The Morgan & Edwards Real Estate firm located on Main Street in Mathews features owners and agents each with decades of experience, all born and raised in Mathews County. Deborah…
Charlene Winter, Virginia Country (4/1/2020) - An agent at Virginia Country Real Estate, Hayes, Charlene Winter joined the company in 2013. She said the firm, located at 3765 George Washington Memorial Highway, offers “excellent customer service…
Women in Business: Part II (4/1/2020) - Last week’s Women in Business pages featured some of the women who keep things rolling along here in Gloucester and Mathews counties—the ones who keep the stores open, who help…
Melissa D. Johnson, PLLC (4/1/2020) - Melissa D. Johnson, PLLC, opened her law office at 6517 Main Street in Gloucester in January. She specializes in estate planning and contract and contractor litigation. Melissa Johnson Johnson is…
Up South (4/1/2020) - Allyson Bridges owns and operates Up South, a ladies’ apparel, fashion jewelry, shoes, handbags and gift shop at 6628 Main Street, Gloucester, which she opened in April 2014. Allyson Bridges…
Mobjack Tavern (4/1/2020) - Savannah Racquet Savannah Racquet has been working in restaurants since starting out at age 14 as a dishwasher and cook. Also she graduated from college as a nurse; then she…
Bunting & Company Real Estate Brokers (4/1/2020) - Gwen McComas is an associate broker for Bunting & Company Real Estate Brokers, 6578 Main Street, Gloucester. The company is 31 years old, established in 1989. Gwen McComas She is…
Salty Dog Pizzeria (4/1/2020) - Salty Dog Pizzeria, located at 10532 Buckley Hall Road, Mathews, has had “an incredible first year” since opening on Jan. 28, 2019, said owner Jessie Messinger. She said the company…