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August Soap House opens in Mathews (8/3/2011) - August Soap House is a new soap-making and pottery shop located on Church Street, Mathews, in the building that houses several other businesses including an Allstate Insurance office. She runs…
Hampton Roads ranks 41st in terms of per capita income (8/3/2011) - Hampton Roads ranks 41st out of the Top 102 Metropolitan Statistical Areas in the United States in terms of per capita income, an economist reported to the Hampton Roads Planning…
Harbor Gallery opens in Urbanna (8/3/2011) - Urbanna Harbor Gallery & Art Services opened recently on Virginia Street, Urbanna. Barbara M. Hartley, who owns the business with her husband Cloyde Wiley III, said they held a grand…
Middle Peninsula Insurance moves to Gloucester C.H. (7/27/2011) - Middle Peninsula Insurance moved earlier this month from the Abingdon Square Shopping Center in Hayes to The Heritage House, just off Martin Street in Gloucester Court House. Company president Joe…
Gloucester teen is self-published author (7/27/2011) - Fourteen-year old Jessica M. Lee is a rising ninth grader at Gloucester High School and, as her father said, is likely among the youngest people here who hold a county…
Mathews septic service undergoing expansion (7/27/2011) - Alcat Precast, Inc., of Moon plans to locate a new manufacturing facility at Cobbs Creek within the next several years, president Allen S. Farmer said. The new plant will replace…
Mathews café, gallery opens to patrons (7/27/2011) - Skyy Blue Coffee House & Gallery, located on Church Street in Mathews, held a grand opening celebration with an artist exhibit and wine tasting on July 14. That day was…
Two Gloucester financial advisors earn Wells Fargo award (7/20/2011) - St. Louis-based Wells Fargo Advisors recently designated Scott Haley and Judy Mansfield of the firm’s Gloucester office as members of its "Premier Advisors Program." Haley, who heads the Gloucester office,…
Consignment shop plans grand opening Saturday (7/20/2011) - Pure Paisley Consignment Shoppe will hold a grand opening celebration from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. The store is located on Route 17 just north of Tidewater Motel, Hayes. Owner Ellen…
Wild Rabbit Café opens Peace Frogs shop (7/20/2011) - Wild Rabbit Café, located on Main Street in Gloucester, recently opened a shop that sells the popular Peace Frogs active and leisure wear lines. "I think it’s great," said Catesby…
Tidewater Sew-Vac holds jeans recycling event (7/20/2011) - Tidewater Sew-Vac, located at White Marsh Shopping Center, will hold a jeans recycling project from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. This will be the first time the store has held…
Morris Optical relocates to new White Marsh shopping center (7/20/2011) - Morris Optical Company recently relocated to White Marsh Village Shopping Center on Route 17. The business previously was located at Town and Country Center, White Marsh. Owner Ed Green, a…
Physician joins Ob/Gyn practice here (7/20/2011) - Susan M. Lontkowski, M.D., began working full-time recently at Riverside Obstetrics and Gynecology of Gloucester. Lontkowski started working here full-time in July at the local office, located at the Gloucester…
Frozen yogurt shop opens in Gloucester (7/13/2011) - Sweet Frog, a new frozen yogurt shop, opened for business on July 8 in Gloucester’s Fox Mill Center. Owner Grace Yoo of Williamsburg, runs the store full-time, assisted by her…
Grand opening Saturday for beauty, makeup services (7/13/2011) - The Beauty Vault, located on Main Street in Gloucester, will hold a grand opening for its new Essential-ly U! beauty and makeup services from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Refreshments and…
Corner Cupboard celebrates three decades in business (7/13/2011) - Corner Cupboard Furniture Company, Inc., located on Route 33 at Shacklefords, is celebrating its 30th year in business. Bryant Haynes of King and Queen County, who owns the business with…
Local restaurants take wait-and-see posture on corkage fee (7/13/2011) - A new law went into effect July 1 giving restaurants licensed by the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control the option of allowing customers to bring in their own wine.…
Green Hand Produce welcomes in the new season with celebration Saturday (7/6/2011) - Green Hand Produce, located on Route 17 at White Marsh, will hold a season grand opening celebration from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. New manager Teresa Lackey of Gloucester, said the…
Chamber survey receives good response from members (7/6/2011) - The Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce received good response for its recent member survey, executive director Makalia Records said June 30. The survey, which was made available online to chamber…
Allstate franchise opens in Mathews (6/29/2011) - Allstate Bay and River Insurance opened June 1 on Church Street, Mathews. Owner Michael J. Brown said his office provides a full line of Allstate brand insurance products, including auto,…
Gloucester Florist relocates in Hayes shopping center (6/29/2011) - Gloucester Florist, Ltd., relocated in early May to new quarters at York River Crossing Shopping Center, Hayes. Owner Kim Walthall of Yorktown said the move was necessitated when her lease…
Khaos Ink Tattoo opens for business (6/29/2011) - Khaos Ink Tattoo opened for business June 7 at White Marsh Village shopping center on Route 17. The shop is owned by the husband-wife team of Ariel Sanchez and Kris…
Gloucester nail salon under new ownership (6/29/2011) - Nail Trix, a nail care salon at Fox Mill Center, Gloucester, is under new ownership. Nick Nguyen of Gloucester, the new owner, said he will strive to offer good, quality…
Oncologist joins Gloucester medical practice (6/22/2011) - Dr. Magi M. Khalil is a new oncologist with Peninsula Cancer Institute. Khalil is principally based at the Cancer Center on the campus of Riverside Walter Reed Hospital in Gloucester,…
‘Market Nights on Main’ growing in popularity (6/22/2011) - The Gloucester Main Street Association is beginning to get some good response from its summer event series, "Market Nights on Main," executive director Jen Christman said Tuesday. Christman said that…