Monday, September 26, 2022

Employment & Layoffs

Home-Based Business Conference Planned For October 7

YORK – With the number of home-based businesses on the rise in the region, the Peninsula communities are continuing to do all they can to help them succeed. The annual Home-Based Business Conference is scheduled from 8:30am to 4pm on...

James City County Increases Pay For Police Officers

JAMES CITY-At its meeting on September 13, the James City County Board of Supervisors voted to approve an increase in salaries for its current police officers as well as the starting pay for new police recruits. Starting salary for new...

Virginia Unemployment Figures For August Released

RICHMOND-There’s good news and there’s bad news in Virginia’s August employment numbers. The total number of jobs decreased by more than 7,100, but the unemployment rate stayed historically low: 2.6 percent in Virginia versus the national average of 3.6 percent,...

Rivers Casino Portsmouth Preparing For Opening This Winter

PORTSMOUTH – Rivers Casino Portsmouth is scheduled to open in February 2023, but the hiring started long ago and is a continuing process. “We’re going to hire about 1,300 people when all is said and done,” said Roy Corby, the...

YMCA Of The Virginia Peninsulas Now Hiring

The YMCA of The Virginia Peninsulas is seeking individuals to join its team. A variety of part-time and full-time positions are available in the aquatics, child care, wellness, transportation, and membership departments. A membership to the YMCA is included...

Bon Secours Hampton Roads Holding Hiring Event September 17

NEWPORT NEWS-Bon Secours Hampton Roads will host a hiring event on Saturday, September 17, from 11am to 2pm. The event will include open interviews to fill a variety of new and open positions available at the Bon Secours facilities located...

Riverside Health System Names Next President and CEO

Riverside Health System will soon have a new president and chief executive officer (CEO). On September 7, Riverside announced that Dr. Mike Dacey will helm the health care system starting on January 1, 2023. Dacey, who is currently chief operating officer...

Virginia Governor Signs Executive Director To Address Teacher Shortages

RICHMOND-On September 1, Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin signed an executive directive to address teacher shortages across the commonwealth as well as address learning loss in schools. “Children in Virginia have suffered the disastrous effects of covid-related school closures; initiatives like...

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Hampton Planning Commission Approves Live Entertainment Request For 29th & Green Bistro

HAMPTON-The City of Hampton’s Planning Commission recently approved two new zoning amendments, giving the green light to a nightclub to offer live entertainment and later hours in the Coliseum...

Apartment Complex In Newport News Sells For $32 Million

Newport News-An apartment complex in Newport News was recently sold for more than $30 million. Berkadia reported the sale of the 256-unit development on September 22. Stoneybrook & Associates, LLC sold...

Zoll Vineyards Fitting In Nicely In Gloucester

GLOUCESTER – In the northeast part of Gloucester, in an area called Dutton, sits a small winery on a narrow two-lane country road. There’s an unassuming entrance, with no...