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Baylands FCU names new president (6/24/2020) - Baylands Family Credit Union has a new president/CEO. The board of directors for the West Point-based financial institution announced last week that Teresa P. Mills has been appointed to the…
SCC extends ban on utility service cut-offs to Aug. 31 (6/24/2020) - Virginia’s State Corporation Commission has extended the moratorium on service disconnections for utility customers due to unpaid bills caused by the COVID-19 public health emergency. The SCC order extends the…
SCC urges awareness of investment fraud among seniors (6/24/2020) - In conjunction with World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, the State Corporation Commission’s Division of Securities and Retail Franchising reminded Virginians that extended isolation and loneliness during the…
Wittman receives business honors (6/24/2020) - Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Montross), whose district includes Gloucester and Mathews counties, recently received two awards acknowledging his support of Virginia businesses through his legislative work in Congress. Wittman earned the…
Gasoline demand steadily increasing (6/24/2020) - Americans are filling up at the pump more and more. Since mid-May, gasoline demand has increased 18 percent to 7.9 million barrels per day, according to the latest Energy Information…
Ship repair facility locates in Newport News (6/24/2020) - S23 Holdings Inc. and its affiliates, including East Coast Repair and Fabrication, will establish a campus for ship repair, manufacturing and pier rehabilitation in Newport News, Gov. Ralph Northam announced…
Downtown Dollars program infuses $40,000 into Main Street businesses (6/17/2020) - Gloucester Main Street businesses will see an infusion of $40,000, and more than 400 health care workers from Riverside Walter Reed Hospital will receive $100 gift certificates to shop in…
Companies team up to celebrate GHS grads (6/17/2020) - Eileen Davis, owner of Balloon Boutique, Hayes, and Evelyn Smith, owner of Make It Mine Signs, have teamed up to help people celebrate special occasions during the coronavirus. Smith decided…
New offices open in region to serve children with autism (6/17/2020) - Dr. Ronald David and wife Dr. Susan Pillsbury David recently opened satellite offices in Middlesex and Lancaster counties to serve children with autism and related developmental disabilities. Dr. Ronald David…
Jeff Finch joins sales team at Auto Max (6/10/2020) - Jeff Finch has joined the team at Auto Max of Gloucester. The Gloucester County native has 30 years’ experience in the field of automotive sales. Finch is aiming to provide…
Gemini Auto opens second location (6/10/2020) - Gemini Auto has opened a second location at 4990 George Washington Memorial Highway, Gloucester. The new location offers more space and better road visibility to help the business grow, according…
Businesses allowing customers to make own decision on face masks (6/10/2020) - The requirement to wear face masks in public has caused quite a stir since Gov. Ralph Northam issued his executive order to that effect on May 26. People are lining…
Riverside eases certain visitation restrictions (6/10/2020) - An updated visitation policy covering Riverside Walter Reed Hospital and Riverside Health System’s other facilities took effect on Monday. The new policy eases certain restrictions that were put in place…
Brent and Becky’s celebrates Pollinator Week (6/10/2020) - Brent and Becky’s Bulbs in Ware Neck plans to celebrate Pollinator Week (Monday, June 22 through Saturday, June 27) from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. The company has a beehive observation…
AARP tax prep sites closed for rest of year (6/10/2020) - AARP TaxAide tax preparation sites will not reopen this year, according to Therese Creel, District Coordinator for the Middle Peninsula TaxAide Group. “Unfortunately. because of the COVID-19 crisis and the…
Moratorium lifted on menhaden fishery (6/10/2020) - Virginia and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Committee received notification last week from the U.S. Secretary of Commerce that a moratorium on the state’s menhaden fishery has been lifted. “We…
New PPP rules changes give small businesses more options (6/10/2020) - The recently enacted Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act provides additional clarity and flexibility for small business owners to meet the requirements of the PPP loan program created by the…
Virginia farmers eligible for financial assistance (6/10/2020) - Virginia agricultural producers can apply now for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, which provides direct payments to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic. The application and a payment calculator are…
Eller joins Shepherd’s Waterfront Properties Ltd. (6/3/2020) - Gloucester realtor Pete Shepherd, owner of Shepherd’s Waterfront Properties, Ltd., has hired his first real estate agent, Shane Eller. Eller has lived in Gloucester the last 10 years after moving…
Fewer work visas, coronavirus deliver one-two punch to blue crab industry (6/3/2020) - Crab season is off to a slow and foreboding start around the Chesapeake Bay, with many crabmeat processors crippled by an inability to import seasonal workers and by watermen worried…
Dominion seeks to extend ‘no disconnection’ policy (6/3/2020) - Dominion Energy Virginia is expanding its assistance to Virginia customers facing hardship, offering a more generous payment plan and new direct assistance, while asking permission from regulators for an additional…
York River Oyster Company under new ownership (5/27/2020) - Bryce Moretti is the new owner of the waterfront restaurant York River Oyster Company at Gloucester Point, located within the York River Yacht Haven Marina. A former restaurant owner in…
On the town (5/27/2020) - Susan and Steve Ray of Mathews had lunch on the porch at Southwind Pizza in Mathews on Memorial Day along with son Kyle and his fiancée Brooklyn Inge, from right.…
Gwyn joins BHHS Towne Realty (5/27/2020) - Kathy Gwyn Kathy Gwyn has joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty as a real estate agent based out of its Gloucester Main Street office. Gwyn specializes in waterfront properties. Her…
Ag businesses eligible for SBA loan program (5/27/2020) - U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza announced Monday that agricultural businesses are now eligible for SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance programs. SBA’s EIDL portal reopened…