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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…
Nancy R. Pannell Real Estate (4/1/2020) - Nancy R. Pannell, Broker Nancy Pannell was born and raised in Richmond. Having a background in surveying and sales, she became a realtor in 1980, spending four years with an…
Ken Evans Agency, Inc. (4/1/2020) - Nan Evans is an insurance specialist, working side by side with her husband Ken in the Ken Evans Agency, Inc., located at 2674A George Washington Memorial Highway, Hayes. The Allstate…
Hester Real Estate team (4/1/2020) - The Hester Real Estate team consists of Leanne Hester, who established the team in 2013, her daughter Elissa Hester, the first to join her, and Randi Snyder, the newest member.…
Moughons Inc. (4/1/2020) - Jo-Ann Letchworth and her husband Mark bought the Mathews hardware store Moughons Inc., an Ace Hardware store, located at 40 Main Street, in 2018. Jo-Ann Letchworth They have carried on…
Lily Valentine Antiques (4/1/2020) - Lily Valentine Antiques and Upscale Clutter, located at 252 Main Street, Mathews, is owned by Becky Beckstoffer and named after her faithful labradoodle Lily Valentine who comes to work every…
JJM Associates (4/1/2020) - Lori Oliver holds down the Middle Peninsula office for JJM Associates, which is headquartered in Richmond and has another office in Virginia Beach. JJM is a sales agency for lighting…
Roanes Antiques at The Cottage (4/1/2020) - For Janice Jones, owner of Roanes Antiques at The Cottage, 291 Main Street, Mathews, one big bonus of being in business has been “wonderful support from the residents of Mathews…
Burton’s Waterfront (4/1/2020) - Bernadette La Casse, Rosemary Griffith and Alease Tillage Bernadette La Casse is broker/realtor of Burton’s Waterfront at Horsley Real Estate. Her office is located at 208 Main Street, Mathews. La…
Starbrite Security (4/1/2020) - Michaelene Fortner built her business from the ground up and has made a success with her hard work. She established Starbrite Security in 1991, and offers electronic security, fire, and…
Flowers from the Heart (4/1/2020) - Jo Schramm is owner and president of Flowers from the Heart, 9290 Buckley Hall Road, Mathews, an established floral shop of more than 60 years. Jo Schramm Wanting a business…