Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Gloucester

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,...

Addition Approved For St. James On-the-Glebe Anglican Church In Gloucester

GLOUCESTER – The Gloucester Historical Committee voted at its June 2 meeting to approve an addition at St. James On-the-Glebe Anglican Church. J. Brad Newbill plans to add a 672-square foot bathroom and shower, both ADA complaint, to an existing...

Small Gloucester Shopping Center Has New Owner

GLOUCESTER – When a client came to Chris Zarpas looking to invest in a shopping center, all Zarpas had to do to find a seller was go down the hall. Zarpas’ client, a company called Sisters II, was selling one...

Small Shopping Center Coming To Gloucester

GLOUCESTER – A small shopping center, approximately 9,000 square feet with three tenants, is planned for the lot adjacent to the McDonald’s on George Washington Memorial Highway in central Gloucester County. A bank used to sit on the lot,...

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Reports Second Quarter Results

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) reported second quarter 2022 revenues of $2.7 billion, up 19.3 percent from the second quarter of 2021. The gains were primarily driven by revenue attributable to the acquisition of Alion Science and Technology in...

Hampton Officials To Meet To Discuss Economic Growth

HAMPTON-What is the current state of the economy for the City of Hampton and where is Hampton headed? Those questions and more will be addressed by government officials who serve on the Hampton City Council, Economic Development Authority, Redevelopment and...

Hampton Roads Workforce Council Receives $11 Million In Federal Funding For Job Training

The Hampton Roads Workforce Council recently received $11 million in federal funding for job training. The news was announced during a ceremony on August 3. The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration awarded the American Rescue Plan Good Jobs...