Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Gloucester

Renovations Of Gloucester’s Historic Circle Reveal Surprises

GLOUCESTER – Renovating an old building, especially one that is a few hundred years old, often results in a few surprises. “You don’t honestly know what you’re going to run into as you peel back the layers of the building...

Gloucester’s Newest Ace Hardware Nearing Completion

GLOUCESTER – Graylend Horn’s family of four Ace Hardware stores is on the verge of adding its fifth. Sherry Spring, Gloucester’s economic development director, spoke recently with Horn, who indicated that the remodeling under way at 7307 John Clayton Memorial...

Three Tenants Announced For New Shopping Center In Gloucester

GLOUCESTER –Three new businesses are headed to Gloucester County and will soon occupy space in a small shopping center that is currently under construction on George Washington Memorial Highway. Chipotle Mexican Grill, T-Mobile, and Aspen Dental will be the tenants...

Small Shopping Center In Hampton Sells For $1.3 Million

HAMPTON-A retail shopping center in Hampton has recently changed hands. On June 20, it was announced that the Mercury Shopping Center on Mercury Boulevard is under new ownership. Mercury Shops, LLC purchased the shopping center from Nellie Gray Trust & Three...

More Than 30 Gloucester Businesses Make “Best Of Eastern Virginia Businesses” List

GLOUCESTER – Virginia Living magazine’s list of “Best of Eastern Virginia Businesses” in 2022 includes more than 30 Gloucester businesses. “The businesses here are really supported by its residents,” said Sherry Spring, the county’s economic development director. “There are a...

Needs High, Inventory Low At Virginia Peninsula Foodbank

Inflation is hitting almost everyone hard, but it’s delivering a 1-2 punch to food banks, including the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank. Karen Joyner, the group’s CEO, said visits are up this year and donations are down, making for a tough year...

Jane Wenner Named Gloucester’s New Emergency Management Coordinator

GLOUCESTER-Jane Wenner has officially been appointed as Gloucester’s new Emergency Management coordinator as of June 7. Wenner had been serving in the position as acting emergency management coordinator since last summer. She’s been with the county since 2005. “Jane has...

Gloucester’s New Tourism Coordinator Ready To Promote County

GLOUCESTER – Susan Ammons grew up in Deltaville, VA, and, when she was young, her family often came to Gloucester. She knows the county well. However, in her first few weeks on the job as Gloucester’s new tourism coordinator,...

The Shoppes At Gloucester Has New Owner

GLOUCESTER-Another shopping center in Gloucester has recently been sold. On Monday, June 13, Cushman & Wakefield/Thalhimer’s Capital Markets Group announced the sale of The Shoppes at Gloucester off George Washington Memorial Highway. BH Properties sold the 92,273 square foot retail center,...

Gloucester Clears Up Confusion On Tax Bills

GLOUCESTER – Tax notices on real estate and personal property taxes have been mailed to Gloucester County residents, and there is confusion on some of the bills. Gloucester treasurer Tara Thomas said the glitch concerns select bills for travel trailers. “While...

Coastal Church Building Facility In Gloucester

GLOUCESTER – Coastal Church, which has locations in Yorktown, Hampton and Chesapeake, is building a sanctuary on a 5-acre site in Gloucester. The 10,000-square foot building is being developed by Zandler Development, which is based in Gloucester, and will be...

Gloucester County Has Numerous Staff Openings

GLOUCESTER – Gloucester County is advertising for numerous part-time and full-time positions within the county, from parks and recreation instructors to a deputy county administrator. A glance at the county website that posts open positions, Job Opportunities | Gloucester County,...

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Water Country USA’s Newest Attraction Opening July 15

YORK-Water Country USA’s younger guests will have a new area of the park to explore later this month. The water park’s newest attraction, Lil’Surfers Splash Pad, is expected to open on Friday, July 15. The attraction will feature fountains, spray...

Food Lion Honors Two Williamsburg Employees For Their Service

JAMES CITY-The Food Lion grocery store chain recently recognized long-term associates for their service to the company. Among those honored were two employees who work out of the Food Lion stores in the Greater Williamsburg area. On June 30, Food...

Renovations Of Gloucester’s Historic Circle Reveal Surprises

GLOUCESTER – Renovating an old building, especially one that is a few hundred years old, often results in a few surprises. “You don’t honestly know what you’re going to run into as you peel back the layers of the building...