Friday, January 27, 2023

Gloucester

Walter Reed Shopping Center In Gloucester Sold

GLOUCESTER - Walter Reed Plaza, a shopping center in the northern part of the county, has been sold to National Net Lease Group, which is owned by SRS Real Estate Partners. The shopping center, which consists of 52,164 square feet,...

Superintendent Of Gloucester County Public Schools Set To Retire

GLOUCESTER-After more than three decades in public education, the superintendent of Gloucester County Public Schools has plans to retire. The announcement of the impending retirement of Dr. Walter R. Clemons was first made on January 19. Clemons, who was named 2023...

Peninsula United Way Receives Another Housing Grant

RICHMOND – The United Way of the Virginia Peninsula, for the third consecutive year, received a grant as part of the Virginia Eviction Reduction Pilot (VERP) program. The grant, which was for $850,143, comes on the heels of an $850,000...

Bacon Street Youth and Family Services Accepting New Clients

WILLIAMSBURG- Bacon Street Youth and Family Services was first established as the Drug Action Center in an office on Bacon Avenue in Williamsburg in May 1971. Commonly referred to as “Bacon Street,” it was founded by a group of...

Sale of Two Former Pizza Huts Among Latest Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Two Peninsula properties that used to be home to Pizza Hut establishments have recently been sold. In late December, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty announced the sale of a former Pizza Hut located at 1966 E. Pembroke Ave. in...

LFCU’s New Gloucester Branch Will Replace Hayes Location

GLOUCESTER – A spokesperson for Langley Federal Credit Union said the company expects to break ground on its new Gloucester location by the end of March. Construction is expected to take at least nine months, and once it is completed,...

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Dollar Tree, Inc. CEO Mike Witynski Leaving The Company

CHESAPEAKE-Mike Witynski, CEO of Dollar Tree, Inc., is leaving the company. The announcement was made on January 24. Witynski, who has been in leadership roles at Dollar Tree since 2010...

Newport News Public Schools Superintendent Let Go Following Shooting At Richneck Elementary School

NEWPORT NEWS-On Wednesday, January 25, the school board for Newport News Public Schools (NNPS) voted to part ways with its superintendent, George Parker III, following outrage over the shooting...

Hampton City Council Approves Red Light Camera Proposal

HAMPTON—At its Wednesday, January 25 meeting, Hampton City Council voted on an ordinance to amend and re-enact city codes in order to authorize traffic light signal photo-monitoring systems, also...