Thursday, October 6, 2022

Gloucester

Grand Opening Celebration Planned for Taylor’s Do It Center In Gloucester

GLOUCESTER-Taylor’s Do It Center will hold a grand opening celebration on Saturday, March 5. The family-owned operation first opened its newest location at 1767 George Washington Memorial Highway in Gloucester Point in December 2021. It is the twelfth location for...

VIMS Hosts 29th Annual Chefs’ Seafood Symposium

GLOUCESTER-Seafood enthusiasts are invited to join the VIMS Marine Advisory Program online for its 29th annual Chefs' Seafood Symposium from 9am to noon on Tuesday, March 8. The educational program has typically been restricted to culinary professionals and students...

Burkes Outlet And Home Centric Opening In Gloucester This Spring

GLOUCESTER – Burkes Outlet and Home Centric, both owned by Bealls, are coming to York River Crossing Shopping Center. Burkes Senior VP Dan Doyle said the openings are scheduled for May 2. The businesses will be in the space formerly...

Gloucester Recognized As Community Of The Year By Virginia Floodplain Management Association

GLOUCESTER-On February 8, Gloucester County was recognized by the Virginia Floodplain Management Association (VFMA) at its 2021 Community of the Year. Ken Evans, chairman of the county’s Floodplain Management Committee, Brent Payne, Floodplain Administrator, and Paul Koll, Gloucester’s Building...

Gloucester Upgrading Broadband Services

GLOUCESTER – Fourteen percent of Gloucester County residents or businesses do not have broadband access, according to Carol Steele, the acting county administrator. With the help of two grants, that number could be close to zero within 18 months. “That’s...

New Gloucester Restaurant IDK Raw Bar Grill and Gaming Offers Variety In Food And In Entertainment

GLOUCESTER – The first thing you notice about the restaurant at 4329 George Washington Memorial Highway in Gloucester is the name on the sign: IDK Raw Bar Grill and Gaming. Owners Richard and Kathi Hill have different origins on...

Owner Of The Farmasea Restaurant In Gloucester Combines Love Of Food And Furniture Building

GLOUCESTER – Will Mitchell’s first venture as a restaurant owner features numerous nods to his hometown, from its name to its locally-sourced food. The Farmasea Restaurant is in a building that housed a longtime drug store/pharmacy run by a local...

Gloucester Business Named One Of The Best Places To Work

GLOUCESTER – Stephanie Heinatz’s goal as the founder and managing partner of Consociate Media was to create something special for her clients. Her marketing and media management business, located at Gloucester Point, recently celebrated its 10th anniversary, proof that...

Gloucester Redesigns Website To Improve User Experience

GLOUCESTER—Gloucester County’s Department of Information Technology, in coordination with the Community Engagement & Public Information (CE&PI) Department, has unveiled its six-month effort to improve the County’s website. In addition to offering a more modern appeal that allows users to...

Fire Causes Damage At Coral Bay Candle • Body • Soul in Gloucester

GLOUCESTER-A fire broke out on Sunday, January 30, at Coral Bay Candle • Body • Soul, a handcrafted candle and specialty shop located at 7840 Ware Neck Rd. in Gloucester.The fire was caused by a lit candle that was...

Gloucester Main Street Preservation Trust Hires New Executive Director

GLOUCESTER-Gloucester Main Street Preservation Trust has hired a new executive director. Cristie Thomas's first day on the job was Monday, January 3. She takes the place of Jenny Crittenden, who held the position for almost 16 years, and moved...

Gloucester Man Wins Free HVAC System In Peninsula Heating & Air’s Annual Holiday Giveaway

GLOUCESTER – Peninsula Heating and Air’s annual Comfort and Joy giveaway started out as a “compassionate” marketing tool more than a dozen years ago. It has grown so much and means so much to the company that it now...

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Tambora Latin Cuisine In York County Closes

YORK-A Latin restaurant on George Washington Memorial Highway has closed after two years in operation. Tambora Latin Cuisine, located at 1900 George Washington Memorial Highway, shut its doors in September. The restaurant shared news of its closure in a social media...

Newport News Looking To Redevelop Sherwood Shopping Center

NEWPORT NEWS-Sherwood Shopping Center on Warwick Boulevard may soon be getting a facelift. During a joint meeting with the Newport News City Council, Planning Commission, Economic Development Authority and Newport News Public Library Board of Trustees on September 27, city...

Regional Economic Forecast is Mostly Cloudy With A Chance of Recession

YORK-The economy is “quite strange right now,” said Greg Grootendorst, chief economist with the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, who presented a sobering update to the York County Board of Supervisors during its work session on Tuesday, October 4....