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Tribal dance (7/28/2021) - Members of the Rappahannock Tribe led the Gloucester Museum of History’s History Camp last Wednesday. Ashlee Harless, above, and Carmella Dunlap led the kids in one of the tribe’s dances.…
70-year pin (7/28/2021) - G. Bernard Dungan, Grand Master of Virginia Masons in 2007, at right, presented Hugh C. Wyatt with his 70-year Masonic Veterans’ pin and certificate at the July 7 stated meeting…
Two public hearings to be held Tuesday in Gloucester (7/28/2021) - The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors will hold a pair of public hearings next week. Supervisors will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the colonial courthouse. The first public hearing…
Get a shot … and a scoop (7/28/2021) - As COVID-19 cases rise and younger people are increasingly affected by the Delta variant, Virginia is getting creative with its vaccination outreach, offering various incentives for the vaccine-hesitant to reconsider…
Stuck open (7/28/2021) - The Coleman Bridge was stuck open for a couple hours Monday morning, causing long lines of traffic. Above, the view of southbound vehicles waiting to leave Gloucester Point. Traffic cleared…
Dennis Chambers gets life, plus 40 years (7/28/2021) - Dennis Dwayne Chambers, 61, of Gloucester was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years in prison for the aggravated malicious wounding of his wife, Corena Chambers, and life in prison for the…
Guinea Jubilee back this year with new leadership (7/28/2021) - After being canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Guinea Jubilee is back and will celebrate its 41st year this September with new festival leaders. Spouses Nick and…
COVID-19 cases surge among unvaccinated (7/28/2021) - With the United States in a pandemic surge among unvaccinated people, COVID-19 cases doubled across Virginia during the past week, and they’re continuing to rise in the Three Rivers Health…
Audiology Offices shares information on Over the Counter hearing aids (7/28/2021) - Over-the-counter hearing aids have been in the news recently following President Joe Biden’s executive order designed to improve public accessibility and affordability of the devices. Dr. Ann DePaolo Wietsma of…
Phillips Energy takes part in ‘Longest Day’ fundraiser (7/21/2021) - Phillips Energy at Gloucester Point announced that its annual “Longest Day” fundraiser brought in $7,669.90 for the Alzheimer’s Association. This was a record amount collected in the company’s annual fundraiser,…
Signups underway for parade as Guinea Jubilee returns (7/21/2021) - Signups are underway for the Guinea Jubilee Fireman’s Parade, which will be held at noon on Saturday, Sept. 25. The parade is a part of the 41st annual Guinea Jubilee,…
21 years of support (7/21/2021) - Tidewater Shrine Club president Rob Parker, at left, presented Steve Bailey of S & B Mufflers and Brakes of Hayes with its 21st year donor plaque, representing over $2,100 worth…
Abingdon Ruritans (7/21/2021) - Carol Steele, Gloucester Acting County Administrator, was the guest speaker at last week’s meeting of the Abingdon Ruritan Club. Steele provided updates about several ongoing projects, including the Machicomico and…
Gloucester County’s water treatment plant wins back-to-back awards (7/21/2021) - Virginia’s Office of Drinking Water, housed under the Virginia Department of Health, recently announced that Gloucester County’s Water Treatment Plant has received back-to-back performance awards for 2019 and 2020. The…
History camp (7/21/2021) - The Gloucester Museum of History is holding a history camp through this week. On Monday, campers heard from local history teacher, reenactor and author Mike Cecere (above). Cecere was dressed…
Exchange Club forming in Gloucester (7/21/2021) - The Exchange Club of Poquoson and The Exchange Club Of Peninsula Networking are working together with the Virginia District Exchange and the National Exchange Club to build a new club…
Community Services Board holds online trainings (7/21/2021) - The Health and Wellness Division of the Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck Community Services Board is holding a number of virtual trainings in the coming weeks. A Children First Co-Parenting Program will…
Benefit car show (7/21/2021) - The Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers, along with Gloucester Walmart and the Abingdon Ruritan Club, raised more than $5,000 in support of the Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters with Saturday’s…
Quilters to hold ‘Make it Merry’ program Tuesday (7/21/2021) - The River Country Quilters Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Grace Covenant Church, Gloucester, for the group’s annual “Make it Merry” program. Interested quilters and others are invited,…
Gloucester author garnering worldwide attention (7/21/2021) - Gloucester resident Shawn Cosby’s career as a writer got some major boosts recently, as he received yet another award for his last novel and released his newest novel, which was…
From the Jubilee to fighting fires, it’s all about community (7/21/2021) - Nick Bonniville of Gloucester, is a Master Medic/Firefighter with Hampton Fire and Rescue. When he’s not at the station, Bonniville spends his down time actively participating in volunteer work in…
Cases on upswing once again (7/21/2021) - With the COVID-19 Delta variant now the dominant strain in the United States, cases of the virus are again on the upswing nationwide, including Virginia. The state is now averaging…
A century ago, fires destroyed many historic properties (7/21/2021) - Many landmarks in Gloucester and Mathews burned to the ground during the 12 months of 1921. Fire leveled the Gloucester Auditorium. It burned a large part of Mathews Court House.…
DMV expands driver skills testing sites (7/21/2021) - As of Monday, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles began offering passenger vehicle road skills testing at 72 customer service centers across the commonwealth. The 38 added locations will create…
Adult Day Care donation (7/21/2021) - Patricia Stover and Paula Keener recently gave a selection of dementia-focused puzzles, games, crafts and manipulatives for use by Gloucester Adult Day Care, also stopping by to enjoy an ice…