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Phillips Energy surpasses $100,000 mark
in fight to end Alzheimer’s
(11/23/2021) - Phillips Energy recently reached a milestone in charitable giving. The company surpassed the $100,000 mark in total giving over the six years it has supported its signature charity, the Alzheimer’s…
DMV services available online during holiday (11/23/2021) - Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles full-service customer service centers will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 25-27, but more than 50 services are still available…
State’s unemployment rate drops to 3.6 percent (11/23/2021) - Virginia’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.6 percent in October, which is 2.5 percentage points below the rate from one year ago, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday. Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment…
Poster sale (11/17/2021) - Mathews Market Days Committee will hold the Mathews Market Days poster sale on Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Bay School Community Arts Center. Pictured at…
Moderna booster clinic Monday at North (11/17/2021) - The Mathews Branch NAACP, Emmaus Baptist Church, and the Three Rivers Health District will hold a COVID-19 Moderna Booster Vaccination Clinic from 2:30-5 p.m. Monday at Emmaus Baptist Church, 13974…
Gloucester Treasurer’s Office earns accreditation (11/17/2021) - The Gloucester County Treasurer’s Office has again received its accreditation from the Treasurers’ Association of Virginia. “I am very proud that the Treasurer’s Office has once again been recognized by…
Booster clinic (11/17/2021) - A Moderna booster clinic was held last Thursday at Shepherdsville Baptist Church, Gloucester. Hosted by the Gloucester Branch NAACP, Iota Phi Lambda Inc. Epsilon Eta Chapter Sorority and The Three…
Legion hosts breakfast Saturday (11/17/2021) - American Legion Post 75, Gloucester, will host its Community Breakfast this Saturday from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the post home off Route 17, south of Gloucester Court House. (A…
Yum Yum Cookbook Club to meet Dec. 1 at Gloucester Library (11/17/2021) - Gloucester Library’s next Yum Yum Cookbook Club meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at Main Street Center. Paige Williams, owner of Kelsick Specialty Market on Main…
Veterans Day (11/17/2021) - Fourteen members from the Abingdon Ruritan Club attended the Veterans Day ceremony conducted by the Marine Corps League, Middle Peninsula Detachment #1317, at the Gloucester courthouse on Sunday. President Dave…
Offices close half-day Wednesday for Thanksgiving (11/17/2021) - All courts and county offices in Gloucester and Mathews will close at noon next Wednesday, Nov. 24, and remain closed through Friday, Nov. 26, for the Thanksgiving holiday. DMV customer…
Early deadlines next week (11/17/2021) - Early deadlines will be in effect for the Nov. 25 Thanksgiving issue of the Gazette-Journal in an effort to get the paper to the post office before the holiday. Classified…
Hearing to be held on redistricting (11/17/2021) - Gloucester supervisors will take on the issue of redistricting at a public hearing during the board’s meeting on Dec. 7.Supervisors voted unanimously to hold the hearing on its proposed redistricting…
Jan. 6 participants sentenced to home detention (11/17/2021) - Two Mathews residents who participated in the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 received one-month terms in home detention as well as other penalties during sentencing on Nov.…
COVID-19 case rates begin to climb (11/17/2021) - COVID-19 case rates began to climb again during the past week in Virginia and across the U.S. According to the weekly report from Dr. Richard Williams, medical director of the…
Planners recommend approval for new Dollar General in Mathews (11/17/2021) - The Mathews Planning Commission voted to recommend approval for a conditional use permit to build a Dollar General in Cobbs Creek during its joint meeting with the Board of Supervisors…
A passion for bringing history to light (11/17/2021) - Dr. Wesley Wilson has a passion for preserving and bringing to light Gloucester’s rich African American history. Southbound travelers will see this Happy Birthday banner in front of the historic…
DMV urges caution for motorists and motorcyclists this fall (11/17/2021) - Crisp fall weather and colorful scenic routes are an undeniable call for motorcyclists to take a ride. In light of recent roadway trends, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles is…
Virginia remains an important turkey-producing state (11/17/2021) - It’s prime time for turkey, and Virginia farmers have been hard at work raising birds for Thanksgiving and other meals.Virginia turkey production is ranked 6th in the U.S., according to…
Virtual trainings offered by Community Services Board (11/17/2021) - There are a number of upcoming virtual trainings and classes offered by the Prevention, Health and Wellness Division of the Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck Community Services Board. Ongoing Virtual Nurturing Parenting…
Redistricting to be discussed at upcoming meeting (11/10/2021) - The Gloucester Board of Supervisors will discuss redistricting during its upcoming work session on Tuesday, Nov. 16 which will be held in the colonial courthouse, beginning at 7 p.m. The…
‘Sanders Family Christmas’ (11/9/2021) - Actors and musicians with the Westmoreland Players Theater in Callao are now rehearing for the upcoming production of “Sanders Family Christmas.” “It will be a heartwarming return to live performances,”…
30th season (11/9/2021) - The Northern Neck Orchestra opened its 30th season at the Lancaster Middle School in Kilmarnock on Nov. 6 with its first indoor concert in nearly two years since the COVID-19…
Yorktown Tea Party celebration Saturday (11/9/2021) - A town-wide celebration of the anniversary of the 1774 Yorktown Tea Party will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday along Water Street in Yorktown. Sponsored by the…
Steamboat Era Museum’s Holiday Marketplace returns Friday after Thanksgiving (11/9/2021) - The Steamboat Era Museum, located at 156 King Carter Drive in Irvington, will hold its eighth annual Holiday Marketplace beginning the Friday after Thanksgiving. Attendees will have an opportunity to…
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