Wal-Mart reports that its new store on Md. 65 south of Interstate 70 is one of several investments the company is making in Maryland this year. The new Washington County store — the only one Wal-Mart will open in the state this year — will create more than 300 jobs, according to a news release from the company. “The new Wal-Mart Supercenter, located south of Hagerstown off of Arnett Drive, is expected to open late August to mid-September of this year. The exact date has not yet been finalized, and the time frame for this opening is always subject to […]
Technical Innovation Center at HCC The Technical Innovation Center at Hagerstown Community College will host the Spring Entrepreneur Extravaganza 2017 on Thursday, June 8, from 7:30 a.m. to noon, on the HCC campus. Attendees will hear from Herbert Jordan, deputy secretary of the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs; Robert Moreno of the Baltimore Business Center, an expert on U.S. trade and export; and Rick Rando, a national public speaker and owner of one of the largest open-space martial arts studios in the country. The program will include tips for growing and expanding a business and a discussion on the sales […]
The former Macy’s Department Store space at the Valley Mall in Halfway has been sold for $2.5 million, according to Washington County deed transfer records. According to a warranty deed on file with Washington County Circuit Court online records, Macy’s Retail Holdings Inc. sold the property to PR Valley Anchor-M LP. The address for PR Valley is the same as PREIT Services LLC of Philadelphia, the mall owner. The deed was transferred April 6. Real estate records indicate the department store was built in 1999 on 9.58 acres. Julie Rohm, mall general manager, said PRIET intends to lease the space. […]
A new Hagerstown restaurant can trace its roots to a family venture in Texas and its influence to the cultures of Africa.
Dyllis Minang is planning to open Christopher’s on Friday at 204 E. Franklin St. It’s named for her brother, Christopher Bujung, who will be the chef. She said the restaurant will offer American and African cuisine, including items like plantains and pepper soup (with goat meat) and African takes on dishes like tilapia.
“We cook it whole, grilled with herbs,” she said of the fish. “That makes it really nice and flavorful.” […]
Allegiant Air Hagerstown Regional Airport and Allegiant Air celebrated five years of the airline’s service at the airport north of Hagerstown on May 12. HGR and Allegiant Air staff commemorated the milestone with festivities for travelers flying from HGR to Orlando-Sanford International Airport. Giant/Martin’s CARLISLE, Pa. — Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets announced 2016 charitable donations totaling more than $25 million in cash and product contributions. In 2016, donations to regional food banks and local pantries totaled nearly $12 million. Of the total hunger- related donations, items such as frozen meat and bakery items were donated. With its […]
W.Va. — The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg appointed Sandra L. Sullivan as the new associate director of patient-care services (nurse executive), effective Feb. 5.
Sullivan began her career with the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2012, as the associate chief nurse of geriatrics and long-term care at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center. […]
Beth Henson of the Henson Nationwide Insurance Agency has earned the On Your Side Basic Farm Certification designation from Nationwide, the leading farm insurer in the United States. The designation is intended to help farmers and ranchers recognize agents who have made a commitment to understanding the complex risks faced by the agriculture industry. Agents must uphold education and service commitments to retain their certification. […]