[Posted on Jan 17, 2018 | 188 views]
Saturday’s gubernatorial inauguration was a cold and windy affair. Shown during the ceremonies are, from right, Governor Ralph Northam and his wife Pam, Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax and his wife Cerina, and Attorney General Mark Herring and his wife Laura. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Deborah Pratt of Jamaica in Middlesex County took part in the inaugural parade on Saturday as the eight-time oyster-shucking champion of Virginia. She also came in second in the world oyster-shucking contest in Ireland in 1997. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Blessing of the Ground by representatives of Virginia's Indian tribes during inaugural ceremonies. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Comite Pro Bolivia of Arlington marched in the inaugural parade. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by the All Dulles Area Muslim Society Center Boy and Girl Scouts of Sterling. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Among the past governors who attended the inauguration ceremonies on Saturday were, from left (with others in between), Chuck Robb, George Allen, Jim Gilmore, Bob O'Donnell, and Gerald Baliles. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
The Charlottesville Cardinals Wheelchair Basketball Team participated in the inaugural parade. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
The Corps of Cadets from Governor Ralph Northam's alma mater, Virginia Military Institute, marched smartly during the inaugural parade. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Governor Terry McAuliffe and his wife, Dorothy, are welcomed on the grandstand as inaugural ceremonies began. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Governor Ralph Northam and his wife Pam bow their heads in prayer during the inaugural invocation by Pastor Kelvin F. Jones of the First Baptist Church in Capeville. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
 

{image_1} Northam touts ‘moral compass,’ power of hope as he becomes state’s 73rd governor


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Gloucester names new superintendent

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The announcement was made Wednesday evening

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Where is the next generation of veterans?

Legion posts pay tribute to fallen comrades

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New charges for Gores

Commonwealth’s attorney cites new information received

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G-M Care Clinic to hold grand opening celebration Friday

Ceremony at 2 p.m., followed by refreshments and tours

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Funding approved for high school chillers

Supervisor Jack White votes against the motion

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Revolutionary War encampment

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Re-enactors visit Gloucester Court House

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Civic group raising money to outfit new fire engine

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Project would support Station 4 and Harcum residents

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Mathews moves ahead with Main Street improvements

Work expected to be completed over two-year period

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Boaters would like access to Mathews Court House

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Enjoy anchoring in the East River on weekends and holidays

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Gloucester’s Werowocomoco site envisioned as national park

Gloucester residents Bob and Lynn Ripley, from left, give Governor Terry McAuliffe a tour of their Purton Bay property, the site of Werowocomoco, Chief Powhatan’s capital. With them is anthropologist Martin Gallivan of the College of William and Mary. Photo by Sherry Hamilton

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