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Gloucester Daffodil Show to hold new class in honor of Brent and Becky Heath (10/11/2017) - The Gloucester Daffodil Show, held in conjunction with the Gloucester Daffodil Festival, has added a new class this year to celebrate the contributions of Brent and Becky Heath to the…
History of Gloucester movie theaters presented (10/4/2017) - A history of movie theaters in Gloucester, compiled by Bill Sasser, was presented to the Gloucester Genealogical Society of Virginia at its meeting on Sept. 25. Sasser was unable to…
Historic Gloucester notecards (9/27/2017) - As a fundraiser, the Ware River Circle of The King’s Daughters and Sons had produced a series of historical notecards depicting views of downtown Gloucester during the late 19th and…
Family tradition (9/27/2017) - Charlie and Mildred Lockwood of Hallieford lovingly tend to their two pawpaw trees. Together, they peel, sift through the multiple seeds, and select the exotic mango-banana smelling and sweet-tasting pulp…
Garrett wins Viewer’s Choice Overall Favorite Quilt (9/27/2017) - Donna Garrett’s “Cathedral Windows” was the Viewer’s Choice Overall Favorite Quilt from the 2017 Quilts of River Country Show, which was held on Sept. 15 and 16 on and around…
Big quilt show (9/20/2017) - More than 125 quilted items, from full-size bed quilts to tiny pincushions, were entered in the 2017 Quilts of River Country show held Friday and Saturday in buildings on and…
Market Days has successful Home Goods Show (9/13/2017) - This year’s Mathews Market Days Home Goods Show competition was quite successful, with more entries than the two previous years combined, according to organizer Cheryl Dale. All of this year’s…
Quilts of River Country opens Friday (9/13/2017) - The 2017 Quilts of River Country show opens at noon Friday on and around Gloucester Court Green. The show, held every two years, is hosted by Gloucester Parks, Recreation and…
Mystery photo of workboat IDed as Delvin K (9/6/2017) - Photos of an unknown vessel were published in the Aug. 10 issue of the Gazette-Journal, along with a request for information. The identities of the craft and its builders were…
Five Rivers donations (8/23/2017) - The Five Rivers Woman’s Club donated proceeds from two recent fundraisers to the Gloucester-Mathews Care Clinic and the Bread for Life Food Pantry. The club’s annual Bunco Night was held…
Bay Aging award (8/16/2017) - Kathy Vesley-Massey, president and CEO of Bay Aging (dba VAAACares), at right, is shown receiving The John A. Hartford Foundation Business Innovation Award from Rani Snyder, program director at the…
A special Mathews Farmers’ Market planned for Saturday (8/9/2017) - The Mathews Farmers’ Market plans a number of special activities from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday in celebration of its place in the Mathews community, a press release stated. Gov. Terry…
Shining bright (8/2/2017) -  Easley and Beth Johnson of Bavon sometimes raise sunflowers to sell, but they said this field was planted purely for the enjoyment of the neighborhood. Among the sunflowers are scattered…
Brent and Becky’s celebrates Honey Bee Day (8/2/2017) - National Honey Bee Day will be celebrated from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19, at Brent and Becky’s, Gloucester The Colonial Beekeepers Association will have bee products available for…
Homemade ice cream (8/2/2017) - The Chesapeake Bay Circle of The King’s Daughters and Sons met last Thursday for its monthly luncheon meeting. Betty Stewart turned on her electric ice cream freezer to churn the…
Market Days Home Goods Competition to be held at Kingston (7/19/2017) - The 2017 Mathews Market Days Home Goods Competition will be held at Kingston Episcopal Parish House, 370 Main Street, Mathews. Market Days will be held Sept. 8 and 9. “There…
Black Confederates (7/19/2017) - Teresa Roane, librarian and archivist for the United Daughters of the Confederacy, recently spoke at a Sons of Confederate Veterans meeting on black soldiers in the Confederacy. Here, she met…
Summer sunset (7/12/2017) - The sun set over the Ware River in a blaze of glory on a recent night, in this summertime photo taken by Tucker Hudson of Ware Neck.
Native Plant Society to hold two July plant walks (7/12/2017) - Two plant walks organized by the John Clayton chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society will be held this month. “Backyard Natives” is the subject of the walk at 10…
A family’s handwork goes on display at Gloucester Museum (7/5/2017) - A new exhibit at the Gloucester Museum of History this month highlights the creative handiwork of ladies from two local families.  On display are intricately designed textiles made by sisters…
Bird walk Monday at Windmill Point (7/5/2017) - The Northern Neck Audubon Society will conduct a bird walk at Windmill Point led by Jeff Wright on Monday, beginning at 9 a.m. Windmill Point, the easternmost part of Lancaster…
Ominous clouds (6/28/2017) - Dark clouds filled the sky in Hayes on Saturday, as a nautically-decorated shed casts a shadow. There was an eerie look to the sky in the early morning hours before…
60th anniversary celebration (6/21/2017) - The Piankatank Community League at Harcum celebrated its 60th anniversary by opening its doors to the community earlier this month to showcase its past accomplishments as well as its current…
Local cancer survivor inspires blogger (5/17/2017) - A chance encounter with a local woman undergoing cancer treatment provided inspiration for blogger Kat Van Fossen on a recent trip to the Yorktown beach. Bonnie Hudgins Sandahl, who just…
Spring color (5/17/2017) - Mike Hazlewood, legislative aide to Del. Keith Hodges, captured this scene of peonies blooming in a field along Route 17 at Glenns last week.