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Social notices, including weddings, engagements, and births can be printed in the Gazette-Journal in several ways.

These notices can be printed without charge if they are received at the newspaper within 28 days of the occurrence, and if the information desired is limited to the newspaper”s standard format.

Notices containing additional information, or submitted later than the cutoff date of 28 days, may be placed in paid announcements, which are charged at the standard rate.

Forms for engagement and wedding announcements are required, and may be obtained at the Gloucester or Mathews offices of the Gazette-Journal. Forms are also available online (see below).

To place an announcement, please bring written, signed form to any office of the newspaper by noon Tuesday of the week of publication or you may fax the signed form to (804)693-7844.

Black and white photographs are preferable to color, either type must be of sufficient clarity for reproduction.

The right is reserved to edit any material.

For more information, call 804-693-3101.

Forms below may be downloaded as Word Documents or PDF files for printout on your computer. PDF files require Acrobat Reader®, available free from Adobe®.

Engagement Notice Download Word DocumentDownload PDF Document
Wedding Announcement Download Word DocumentDownload PDF Document
Birth Announcement Download Word DocumentDownload PDF Document