New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | November 17, 2019

First commercial business in Charles City

By Andre Jones | October 27, 2019 4:19 pm
The soon-to-be centenarian Alease Braxton (center) cuts the ribbon with assistance from Charles City County Administrator Michelle Johnson as county supervisors (l to r) Gilbert Smith, Bill Coada, and Floyd Miles Sr. look on as Dollar General becomes the first commercial business to open in the county. The store is part of the county’s plan to enhance the courthouse complex area and provides what was deemed a much-needed amenity to Charles City. The store officially opens Oct. 28 from 8 a.m.-10 p.m.Andre' Jones photo

The soon-to-be centenarian Alease Braxton (center) cuts the ribbon with assistance from Charles City County Administrator Michelle Johnson as county supervisors (l to r) Gilbert Smith, Bill Coada, and Floyd Miles Sr. look on as Dollar General becomes the first commercial business to open in the county. The store is part of the county’s plan to enhance the courthouse complex area and provides what was deemed a much-needed amenity to Charles City. The store officially opens Oct. 28 from 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

Andre' Jones photo