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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. 
Quilts being accepted for River Country Show (5/17/2017) - The Gloucester Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism and River Country Quilters are now accepting entries in the 2017 Quilts of River Country Show to be held on Sept. 15-16…
Memorial Day (5/10/2017) - Knights of Columbus Council 11210 will hold its Memorial Day service at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 29, at the cemetery of The Church of the Visitation, Topping. Thirty-one U.S.…
Library book sale (5/3/2017) - The Gloucester County Friends of the Library held a book sale at the Gloucester Library in Main Street Center Friday through Sunday. Shown looking for books on Saturday afternoon were…
Gloucester Woman’s Club to hold Annual Fashion Show on May 8 (4/26/2017) - The Gloucester Woman’s Club will hold its Annual Fashion Show lunch and fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, May 8, at the club headquarters, Edge Hill House,…
Ladies and gentlemen: Get your pound cakes ready (4/26/2017) - Get those family recipes out and plan to bake your entry in the May Faire Pound Cake Contest. On Saturday, May 6, the day of the event, entries will be…
Orchid talk (4/19/2017) - Arthur Chadwick of Chadwick and Sons Orchids, Richmond, gave a talk on orchids at the April 11 meeting of the Mathews-Middlesex Master Gardeners, which was held at Kingston Parish House,…
Children and flowers … a natural combination, found at the festival (4/12/2017) - Daffodils on Parade and Arts and Flowers, both signature events of the Garden Club of Gloucester, were rousing successes again this year.  “Thanks to the generosity of Arts on Main…
1,000+ visitors attend Gloucester Daffodil Show (4/5/2017) - The 2017 Gloucester Daffodil Show took place April 1-2 in the Botetourt Elementary School gym. More than 1,000 visitors viewed the many entries in the show, which is sanctioned by…