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Expanded skin care services offered at Hayes spa (2/23/2011) - Ralphann G. Forrest recently expanded skin care services now being offered at Gerlinde’s Health Spa, located on Route 17, Hayes. Gerlinde’s Health Spa is located in the same building as…
Informational meeting tonight on state building code (2/23/2011) - The Gloucester County Building Inspectors Department will hold an informational session from 7 to 9 o’clock tonight in the colonial courthouse to familiarize area contractors with the most recent updates…
Mathews Chamber elects Cordon Davis president (2/23/2011) - Cordon Davis III was recently elected president of the Mathews County Chamber of Commerce. Davis, who manages Diggs Insurance at Ward’s Corner, Mathews, succeeds Joe Syslo who resigned last year…
Antex opens office at White Marsh Shopping Center (2/23/2011) - Antex USA, which specializes in soldering tools, recently opened an office at White Marsh Shopping Center. Drew Owen of Gloucester, said the local operation serves as both an administrative office…
MP Business Development Partnership plans to close its doors (2/23/2011) - The Middle Peninsula Business Development Partnership board of directors decided Feb. 14 that the agency will cease operations by the end of June because of financial difficulties, said Candie Newman…
Walgreens opens first Gloucester store (2/16/2011) - Walgreens, a pharmacy and retail business, opened the doors to its first Gloucester area store on Jan. 28 on Route 17, Hayes. The pharmacy employs 15 people. Store manager Mike…
Tada Boutique expands inventory, class offerings (2/16/2011) - Tada Artist’s Boutique at Gloucester Point has expanded its inventory and class offerings and changed its name. Owner Tammy Bacot said she now trades as Tada Artist’s Boutique & Bead…
Six Rivers Armory opens at White Marsh (2/16/2011) - Six Rivers Armory opened for business in mid-January at White Marsh Village, a shopping center located on George Washington Memorial Highway, White Marsh. Randy Greene of Gloucester, owns the business…
A half-century of service celebrated at Vashti’s (2/9/2011) - Vashti’s Jewelry & Gift Shoppe, located at Edgehill Shopping Center in Gloucester, is celebrating its 50th anniversary in business with a promotion that ends Monday, Valentine’s Day. Drawings will be…
Beauty salon opens in Gloucester (2/9/2011) - Lines and Angles Beauty Salon opened for business in late November on Route 17, Gloucester, just north of Boulevard Cleaners and across from the Bill Hudgins automotive dealership. Owner Joni…
Gloucester EDA survey shows importance of small business to economy (2/9/2011) - The Gloucester County Economic Development Authority plans to use a recent survey to gauge needs of the local business community. Douglas Meredith, Gloucester’s economic development director, said Feb. 1 that…
Fitness center gets new floor, equipment (2/9/2011) - Riverside Wellness and Fitness Center-Middle Peninsula, located in Gloucester, recently added a new exercise floor and more than a dozen pieces of new exercise equipment. Fitness coordinator Jonathan Smith said…
Village Lanes under new ownership (2/2/2011) - Village Lanes, a bowling and entertainment center in Gloucester Court House, is now under new ownership. In late December, Mahmood Kalantar of Gloucester and his wife, Belinda, purchased the business…
Elite Construction expands customer services (2/2/2011) - Elite Construction has recently expanded its services, owner Brad Perkins said. Elite, based on George Washington Memorial Highway at Hayes adjacent to Owens Mobile Homes (which his mother Connie Houston…
State Farm office relocates in Mathews (2/2/2011) - Joshua Junker State Farm moved its Mathews office on Dec. 23 from Church Street to new quarters at Town Center off Buckley Hall Road. Junker’s Mathews office is a satellite…
Hayes dental practice marks 10th anniversary (2/2/2011) - Philip J. Render, DMD, recently celebrated his 10th year of his dental practice at Abingdon Office Park, Hayes. Dr. Render specializes in prothodontics, and dentures, caps, crowns, bridges and implants.…
Auto Source opens in Gloucester (1/26/2011) - Auto Source of Gloucester opened for business on Jan. 3 on George Washington Memorial Highway south of Gloucester Court House. Owners Gus Panos of Ware Neck, and Bob Jobson of…
Harris Garage recognized as a ‘top shop’ (1/26/2011) - Harris Garage, Inc., located on Hayes Road, recently was recognized as a "top shop" for automotive repair by a Colorado-based website. Harris Garage was recognized by the Monday Morning Mechanic,…
Wittman addresses need to support small business at Chick-fil-A opening (1/19/2011) - Small businesses are often financially vulnerable in their first years of operations, Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Montross) said, and Congress may take steps to change that during 2011. While attending the…
Suntiva explores expanding broadband into area (1/19/2011) - Suntiva Communications, a rural broadband provider, is trying to determine if there’s enough market for its services in Gloucester and Mathews to invest in equipment for the two counties. Bill…
Gloucester’s Chick-fil-A opens today (1/12/2011) - A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. today for Gloucester’s new Chick-fil-A restaurant located on Route 17 at the entrance to Fox Mill Center south of the village.…
Satchell promoted to assistant VP at Wells Fargo (1/12/2011) - Ellen Satchell was recently promoted to assistant vice president of the Wells Fargo Advisors office on Main Street in Gloucester. Satchell also continues as a senior registered client associate, said…
New owner takes over at Hayes Liberty Tax franchise (1/12/2011) - Becky J. Barnes is the new franchise owner of the Liberty Tax Service office at York River Crossing Shopping Center, Hayes. Barnes purchased the local franchise from her sister-in-law, Lisa…
Masseuse joins Hayes Therapeutic Massage Center; certified instructor in infant massage (1/12/2011) - Samantha E. Mullen recently has joined the staff of Hayes Therapeutic Massage Center, Hayes. She is a licensed massage therapist and a certified infant massage instructor. Mullen specializes in infant…
Island Café restaurant opens at Hayes (1/5/2011) - Island Café is a new casual dining spot at Hayes. Located at Shops at York River, adjacent to York River Crossing Shopping Center, owner Cole Crockett of Gloucester has created…