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Bands Along the Bay at GHS Saturday (10/22/2021) - Gloucester High School will host a band competition, Bands Along the Bay, in the GHS stadium on Saturday. Gates open at 3 p.m. and the Mathews High School band will…
Harvest Festival (10/20/2021) - The Gloucester Moose Lodge held its third Harvest Festival on Saturday as a fundraiser for Toys for Tots. Among the activities were hayrides (above). Later in the day there was…
‘Boo Bash’ (10/20/2021) - Gloucester Library, Main Street Center, hosted its “Boo Bash” on Saturday morning, an event that included Halloween activities, refreshments, crafts and games. Here, library specialist Sissi Mise (dressed as Cruella…
VIMS to host lab on bioluminescence on Tuesday (10/20/2021) - The Virginia Institute of Marine Science will host a Discovery Lab on Bioluminescence on Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. online via Zoom. According to VIMS, there are many species of marine…
Pumpkin painting (10/20/2021) - Mom Lindsay Nazak and her son Asher Nazak, and Sabrina and Alexis Davis, above from left, try their hand at decorating pumpkins during Saturday’s Fall Festival at Bethany United Methodist…
6 Gloucester residents, one in Mathews die last week from COVID (10/20/2021) - While pandemic numbers have been steadily decreasing locally and statewide over the past few weeks, COVID-19 deaths in the tri-county area have continued to occur. Six Gloucester residents, one Mathews…
Jo Ann Davis Ride to be held Oct. 31 (10/20/2021) - A motorcycle ride to honor the late Jo Ann Davis, raise awareness for breast cancer, and raise donations for the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation will be held on Sunday, Oct.…
Biondolillo: Make sure you get your yearly checkup (10/20/2021) - In August, Cheryl Biondolillo of Gloucester, received the news no one wants to hear when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The diagnosis came after a mammogram in July, after…
Integrative oncology treats body, mind, spirit (10/20/2021) - Riverside Health System has been using integrative measures for years in its oncology department to encompass total care for cancer patients. According to Dr. Magi Magdi Khalil, oncologist at Riverside…
Early detection key to local cancer survivor’s care (10/20/2021) - Regina Morrison of Gloucester, did not expect a breast cancer diagnosis following a screening lung scan—a low-dose CT scan which incidentally found the breast lesion. “That was a unique finding,”…
Sentara launches ‘The Pink Promise’ for Breast Cancer Awareness Month (10/20/2021) - Sentara Healthcare is asking the community to make “The Pink Promise” during October. The Pink Promise is a commitment to getting a breast cancer screening by scheduling a mammogram or…
Gloucester woman learns to appreciate small, hopeful signs (10/20/2021) - Gloucester resident Cathy Estep has learned to appreciate small hopeful signs and slight forward momentum. Earlier this month, while preparing to enter the last battle of a grueling seven-month fight…
Abingdon Ruritan Club marks 65th anniversary (10/13/2021) - The Abingdon Ruritan Club is celebrating its 65th anniversary this month. The club was chartered in 1956 with 29 original members. As the third largest club in all of Ruritan…
Chowning to speak at 4th Friday event (10/13/2021) - Author Larry Chowning will be the guest speaker for the Guinea Heritage Association’s 4th Friday event at the C.B. Rowe & Son General Store Museum in Bena starting at 6…
Indigenous Peoples’ Day (10/13/2021) - Machicomoco State Park in Gloucester celebrated the First Virginians in a program held on Monday at the park’s interpretive center. Displays were set up for people to learn the history…
In Gloucester: Opponents absent from candidate forum (10/13/2021) - In a virtual candidate forum held last Wednesday night and broadcast on Facebook, five local candidates running for office in Gloucester got the chance to take their campaigns to the…
Case numbers continue to drop (10/13/2021) - With vaccinations up across Virginia, COVID-19 case rates continued to decline locally, districtwide, and statewide during the past week. Hospitalizations and death rates remained stable. Gloucester saw 69 new cases…
Gloucester supervisors, school board to meet Tuesday (10/13/2021) - Gloucester supervisors and school board members will discuss Gloucester County Public Schools’ capital project request at a joint work session at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the T.C. Walker Education Center.…
Countywide broadband on the way (10/13/2021) - During a September work session of the Gloucester Board of Supervisors, the board voted to fund countywide broadband coverage. The approval was a big win for the county and those…
Gloucester supervisors, school board to meet Tuesday (10/13/2021) - Gloucester supervisors and school board members will discuss Gloucester County Public Schools’ capital project request at a joint work session at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the T.C. Walker Education Center.…
MS support group meets Tuesday (10/13/2021) - The Virginia Middle Peninsula MS Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday. At present, the meetings are hybrid: the in-person group will meet at American Legion Post 75, 5849…
Legion breakfast returns Saturday (10/13/2021) - American Legion Post 75, Gloucester, will hold its community breakfast from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday. “Be advised that Saturday will be a new day for us,” a notice stated.…
Gov. Wilder visits (10/13/2021) - Former Virginia Governor Douglas Wilder visited Gloucester this past weekend as Dr. Wesley Wilson, at left, gave Wilder and a group of friends a personal tour of the historic Woodville…
Club award (10/13/2021) - Gloucester Kiwanis Club treasurer Pam Blank was recognized for her work as treasurer for the past two years during the club’s Sept. 22 membership meeting at Olivia’s in the Village.…
Gloucester Ruritans (10/13/2021) - Gloucester Ruritan Club president Lou Serio presents Katey Legg, director of Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism, a club mug for her presentation to the club at its September meeting at…
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