[Posted on Aug 26, 2015 | 656 views]
Evelyn Stokes Wright, 76, of Hayes reflects on her childhood in Gloucester. Here, she is shown at her church, First Morning Star Baptist in Bena. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Evelyn Stokes Wright is shown at right at the Wagon Wheel with her friend Ernestine Timber Stokes and her first cousin and lifelong best friend Frances Washington Batts. Photo courtesy of Evelyn Stokes Wright
Evelyn Stokes Wright, second from left, poses with classmates at T.C. Walker School. They are, from left, Florene Cosby White, Delores Perrin Gayle, and Delores Driver
Evelyn Stokes Wright poses in the schoolyard at T.C. Walker School. Photo courtesy of Evelyn Stokes Wright
The Wagon Wheel, a dance hall on Route 17 at Ordinary, was the most popular place to be in Gloucester. It hosted a number of big-name performers. Photo courtesy of Evelyn Stokes Wright
 
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Storm damages lower Gloucester

Photo: Tidemill Road resident Alice West stands next to the roof that was lifted off her backyard patio during Friday’s strong storm, just missing her house. A large tree next to her home was also uprooted, causing minor damage. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Some of the strongest winds throughout the entire area were felt at Gloucester Point and Hayes.

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Emergency closure approved for fishery

Speckled trout season will be closed during March, maybe longer

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Schools, sheriff need more money in coming year

Board agrees to refinance 2006 school bond issue

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