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Big Lots to hold grand opening Friday (9/14/2011) - Big Lots opened its first Middle Peninsula store last week and will hold a grand opening ceremony at 9 a.m. Friday. The discount department store is located in the Shoppes…
Tidewater Physical Therapy breaks ground on new Gloucester clinic (9/14/2011) - Tidewater Physical Therapy, Inc., broke ground on Sept. 7 for its new Gloucester clinic. The 8,000-square-foot building is being built on property adjacent to the building where it now leases…
Health products store opens at White Marsh (9/14/2011) - Linda Friesen opened 4 U’r Health in mid-August at the White Marsh Shopping Center. Friesen said this is the first store she has owned, but she previously managed several other…
Gloucester Toyota employee finishes NADA training (9/7/2011) - Steven Gonzalez, general sales manager at Gloucester Toyota Scion, White Marsh, recently graduated from the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Dealer Candidate Academy in McLean. Gonzalez was one of 26…
Virginia’s Wachovia Bank branches now operating under Wells Fargo banner (9/7/2011) - Wells Fargo may be a new bank in Gloucester, but not on the national level. Wells Fargo merged with Wachovia Bank several years ago, said Andrew P. Mullins, manager of…
Hayes salon expands services, staff (9/7/2011) - Cutt’n Up Salon and Day Spa, located at the Chesapeake Marine Training Institute Center at Hayes, is expanding its services and its staff. Owner Jennifer Burgess said the salon recently…
Rosemary & Wine relocates to Gloucester Court House (8/31/2011) - Rosemary & Wine, a restaurant and wine shop, relocated to the South Bay Building on Main Street, Gloucester recently. The business previously operated from 17 Plaza, Ordinary, for three years.…
Tangled Up Salon moves to new White Marsh location (8/31/2011) - Tangled Up Hair Salon opened Aug. 3 at White Marsh Village on Route 17, White Marsh. The salon previously had operated for seven years at the nearby White Marsh Shopping…
New auto repair business opens at Gloucester Point (8/31/2011) - Point Auto Care, Inc., on Route 17 at Gloucester Point, opened for business on Aug. 1. The building previously housed several other auto repair businesses, most recently Carl’s Truck &…
Chick-fil-A carnival (8/24/2011) -
Boone’s Bar-B-Que opens next week in Gloucester (8/24/2011) - Boone’s Bar-B-Que at Sutton’s will open next Thursday, Sept. 1, in the building that housed Sutton’s Restaurant near Gloucester Court House for many years. Owners Joe and Judy Boone of…
Rebuilt 7-Eleven opens south of Gloucester C.H. (8/24/2011) - A new 7-Eleven store opened recently on Route 17 at the entrance to Shoppes of Gloucester. A grand celebration was held last weekend at the store, which featured product samples,…
Seminar Tuesday on attracting business to Gloucester’s Main Street (8/24/2011) - A program about ways to attract more businesses to Gloucester’s Main Street will be held from 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday at the Main Street Center Event Space. Jenny Crittenden, executive director…
Blown Away Hair Salon grand opening Saturday (8/17/2011) - Blown Away Hair Salon, located at Hayes Plaza Shopping Center, Hayes, will hold its grand opening from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday. The celebration will include discount haircuts and chemical services,…
Hall Town Produce hosts annual farm event (8/17/2011) - Hall Town Produce Farm, located off Hall Town Road, White Marsh, didn’t let a poor crop of corn and potatoes stop it from scheduling its third annual farm promotion from…
Renee Edwards named associate broker at Mathews firm (8/17/2011) - Renee A. Edwards has been named a new associate broker at Morgan and Edwards Real Estate, LLC, located on Main Street, Mathews. She began working as a real estate agent…
CVB’s second-quarter income less than 2010 figure (8/17/2011) - Gloucester-based Colonial Virginia Bank reported net income before taxes of $78,861 and $68,361 after taxes, or 11 cents per share assuming dilution, for the quarter that ended on June 30,…
Main Street business undergoes renovation (8/17/2011) - Goodman’s, a store on Main Street, Gloucester, recently renovated its showroom and has substantially changed the inventory it stocks. Alan and Lisa Goodman of Hayes own the business which specializes…
Gloucester rental store to hold grand opening (8/10/2011) - Hometown Rentals will hold a grand opening for its new store at Shoppes at Gloucester, adjacent to Ollie’s, from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.…
Best Value Supermarket expands product lines (8/10/2011) - Best Value Supermarket in Mathews recently expanded some of its product lines and upgraded its shelves and fixtures, owner Steve Wiseman said Aug. 5. The changes are designed to make…
Gloucester Point convenience store makes renovations (8/10/2011) - Stop & Go, a convenience and gasoline store, located on Route 17 at Lafayette Heights Drive, Gloucester Point, has made some recent changes. Owner Chirag Amin said he recently installed…
Headz Up salon relocates to White Marsh (8/10/2011) - Headz Up, a nails and hair salon, recently relocated from Hayes to the White Marsh Shopping Center. The store opened for business at its new quarters on Aug. 2. Previously,…
‘Market Nights on Main’ growing in its second year (8/10/2011) - The Gloucester Main Street Association is averaging 10 vendors each week during its summer event series "Market Nights on Main," according to executive director Jen Christman. The promotion, held at…
Courthouse Barber Shop opens in new Main Street location (8/10/2011) - Courthouse Barber Shop opened Aug. 1 in new quarters next to The Beauty Vault on Main Street in Gloucester. Owner Tracy Dougherty of Gloucester previously operated the shop across Main…
Free business workshop offered Tuesday in Gloucester (8/10/2011) - The Main Street Preservation Trust will hold a free business workshop at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Main Street Event Space near the Gloucester Library. The workshop is open to…