Tough economic times mean more people are seeking cooling relief this year from the Gloucester County Department of Social Services.
The Virginia Department of Health has rescinded a swimming advisory previously issued for Festival Beach in Mathews County.
Old-fashioned games, Southern rock music, barbecue and fireworks—everything a family needs to celebrate the Fourth of July—will be offered at Mathews High School beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday.
Gloucester Point will likely be a busy place Sunday as many folks gather to celebrate July 4th at the beach and seek a prime viewing spot for fireworks being shot that night over the York River from Yorktown.
One thing was made very clear during Tuesday night’s Gloucester County Board of Supervisors meeting. The governing body is not pleased with the latest reassessment and vows to move quickly in developing ways to correct the major issues.
U.S. Senator Mark Warner plans to visit Mathews Friday.
July 4th holiday closings listed.
Tests to check for leaks in the Gloucester sewer system have almost been completed, said Marty Schlesinger, the county’s utilities director.
Attorneys on behalf of former Gloucester County Board of Supervisors member Teresa Altemus and current supervisors Bobby Crewe, Michelle Ressler and Gregory Woodard have filed a brief in Virginia’s Supreme Court arguing that the high court should uphold the Gloucester Circuit Court’s decision ordering that 40 Gloucester residents be sanctioned $80,000 for circulating petitions to remove the four from office.
One of the 12 individuals issued subpoenas in a lawsuit against Gloucester Commonwealth’s Attorney Robert “Bob” Hicks has filed a motion to quash duces tecum the order in Richmond Circuit Court.