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On The Horizon: Economic Development Directors Discuss 2022

A pair of local county economic development directors predict the key to a successful new year might come down to real estate. In the case of York County, Economic Development Director Jim Noel is excited about the potential for the...

New Children’s Mental Health Facility Coming To Gloucester

GLOUCESTER – A few pictures and one visit to the Middle Peninsula were all it took for Whitteney Guyton to decide to open a residential mental health facility for children in Gloucester. Guyton, who owns Synergy Health Systems in Portsmouth,...

Swearing In Ceremony Held For Gloucester Board of Supervisors

GLOUCESTER-Recently elected and re-elected Gloucester County Board of Supervisors and School Board members were sworn in during a formal ceremony held Friday, December 17 at the Colonial Courthouse. Clerk of the Circuit Court Cathy Dale administered the oath of office...

Taylor’s Do It Center Opens In Gloucester

GLOUCESTER – There was a soft opening for the new Taylor’s Do it Center in The Point Shoppes at Gloucester Point on December 3, with a grand opening set for March 2022. "We want to save the grand opening celebration...

Gloucester Auto Dealership Adding Showroom

GLOUCESTER – Keith Rodgers first joined the staff at Hayes Auto Sales in Gloucester in 1984, working for his father, who opened the business three years earlier. There have been a number of ups and downs, and he considers the...

Gloucester County Welcomes New Director of Information Technology

GLOUCESTER-Eric Beach has been hired as the new director of information technology (I.T.) for Gloucester County. His first day on the job was Monday, November 29. Beach is described as an information technology leader with over 25 years of...

Gloucester’s Christmas and Holiday Parade Set For December 4

GLOUCESTER-Gloucester’s Christmas and Holiday Parade will be held on Saturday, December 4. Festivities begin at 3pm at Main Street Center. The event will be followed by a Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5pm in front of the Gloucester Museum of...

Gloucester County Treasurer’s Office Offers Online Access To Personal Property Tax Information

GLOUCESTER- Gloucester County Treasurer's Office is now providing online access to residents' personal property tax information through a citizen self-service portal. "For years, we have received requests from taxpayers to be able to access their personal property tax information online,"...

Gloucester Collaboration Connects Like-named Localities

GLOUCESTER-Gloucester County joins the ranks of other like-named communities throughout the United States and abroad through the recently formed "Gloucester Collaboration." A relationship that started through celebration and commemoration of Pocahontas, who was born in Gloucester County, Virginia, resulted in...

Matchsticks BBQ Co. Sauces Now Available At Whitley’s Peanuts

WILLIAMSBURG-Matchsticks BBQ Co. is collaborating with Whitley’s Peanut Factory to carry its signature sauces in Whitley’s Peanut shops. Matchsticks BBQ Co. announced on social media on November 16 that their sauces are now available for sale at Whitley’s. Whitley’s Peanut...

Marker Nine Coastal-Themed Shop Grand Opening Set For November 19

GLOUCESTER-Marker Nine will celebrate its grand opening from 4pm to 9pm, Friday, November 19. The new coastal lifestyle apparel store is located at 2082 George Washington Memorial Highway in The Shops at Tidemill shopping center. Prior to the company's new...

Coral Bay Candle • Body • Soul Opens Storefront In Gloucester

GLOUCESTER-Sebastian Brock opened Coral Bay Candle • Body • Soul Saturday, October 30 off Ware Neck Road in Gloucester. He's leased the space that was last occupied by Morning Glory Gallery. Brock began Coral Bay Candle in 2019 from his...

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New Mexican Restaurant Slated To Open In Surry This Summer

SURRY-Longtime restaurateur Luis Pedraza hopes to open Morelia Mexican Restaurant on the main drag in Surry by summer 2022. While Pedraza has already purchased the vacant building located at 11487 Rolfe Highway, he's currently awaiting approval from a lender...

New Busch Gardens Roller Coaster Opening March 25

JAMES CITY-Busch Gardens Williamsburg announced the opening date for its latest attraction, the roller coaster Pantheon. The new ride will officially open to the public on March 25, 2022. Those with membership park passes will have the opportunity to...

Two Local School Divisions To Host Job Fairs

WJJC Schools and York County Schools are planning upcoming job fairs to recruit employees. The WJCC School division will host its job fair on Friday, January 28 from 9am to noon at the division’s School Board and Central Office, 117...