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Online real estate inquiry tool now available (5/12/2021) - The Gloucester County Treasurer’s Office has launched an online tool for the public to access real estate tax information without having to contact the office, Treasurer Tara Thomas announced. According…
Dale seeks first elective term as Gloucester’s clerk (5/12/2021) - Gloucester Circuit Court Clerk Cathy L. Dale is seeking her first elective term to that office, and is looking to win the endorsement of the county’s Republican Party at next…
‘They Live in Guinea’ to be shown at Genealogical Society meeting (5/12/2021) - The Gloucester Genealogical Society of Virginia will hold its first in-person meeting since COVID-19 struck, at 10 a.m. Monday, May 24, in the Community Room of the Gloucester Library, Main…
Corley named Gloucester’s tourism coordinator (5/12/2021) - Brooke Corley brings a wealth of tourism-related experience and enthusiasm about local history to her new position as Gloucester’s new Tourism Coordinator, Gloucester County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Director Katey…
New members (5/12/2021) - Karen Lawson, above, second from left, was one of three new members welcomed by the Abingdon Ruritan Club at its May membership meeting. Pictured with Lawson are, at left, club…
Care Clinic receives $30,000 grant from Sentara Cares (5/12/2021) - The Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic was awarded a $30,000 grant from Sentara Healthcare as part of the Sentara Cares program that seeks to foster equitable health in the community and…
Armed robbery suspects arrested (5/12/2021) - A Sunday afternoon robbery in Gloucester resulted in the arrest of two North Carolina residents. The Gloucester Sheriff’s Office responded around 2:30 p.m. Sunday to the armed robbery of a…
Gloucester Community Foundation awards total of $87,400 in grants (5/12/2021) - The Gloucester Community Foundation recently awarded a total of $87,400 in grants to local nonprofits and organizations through its 2021 Community Impact Grants Program. GCF seeks to improve quality of…
2 blood drives to be held in May (5/12/2021) - Two American Red Cross blood drives will be held later this month in Gloucester County. From 1-7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25, a drive will be held at Abingdon Episcopal…
Planners table solar energy proposals; recommend BLA amendment (5/12/2021) - The Gloucester Planning Commission met last Thursday night in-person for the first time in months to hold three public hearings at the T.C. Walker Educational Center auditorium. The first two…
60-year pin (5/12/2021) - Carter M. Borden of Gloucester received his 60-year Masonic Veterans’ pin and certificate during the May 4 stated meeting of Botetourt Lodge No. 7. Friends and family of Borden attended…
Page ball field project on Tuesday’s agenda (5/12/2021) - The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors will hear from Superintendent of Schools Dr. Walter Clemons when the board meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the colonial courthouse. Clemons is expected…
Waiting to fill up (5/12/2021) - Motorists line up for their turn at the pump on Wednesday morning at the 7-Eleven on Route 14 at Gloucester. They were the lucky ones, as other gas stations have…
Only 11 new cases in Gloucester; 1 in Mathews (5/12/2021) - Local COVID-19 case rates continued on a downward trend during the past week, with just 11 new cases recorded for Gloucester, one for Mathews, and four for Middlesex since last…
Amy Pierce declares candidacy for Gloucester Circuit Court clerk (5/5/2021) - Amy S. Pierce of Gloucester, has announced her candidacy for clerk of Gloucester Circuit Court. She currently serves as the clerk for Mathews and Middlesex General District Courts. Pierce said…
Gloucester board approves amendment to trash disposal contract (5/5/2021) - Following a closed meeting Tuesday night, the Gloucester Board of Supervisors voted to approve an amendment to its contract with Waste Management of Virginia, Inc. The amendment was approved by…
Gloucester planners to hold hearings on solar, BLA tonight (5/5/2021) - The Gloucester Planning Commission will hold two public hearings tonight on two requested conditional use permits for utility-scale solar energy facilities. They will also have a hearing tonight about a…
Park tour (5/5/2021) - Members of Gloucester’s Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department were given a tour of Machicomoco State Park at Hayes last week by Terry Sims, park manager. The tour was organized so…
Reading utility meters to become safer, more efficient in Gloucester (5/5/2021) - Gloucester County’s Public Utilities Department is in the process of launching its first phase of new technology to make collecting water meter readings safer, faster and more efficient. The department,…
Pavement marking begins today (5/5/2021) - The Virginia Department of Transportation was slated to start pavement marking today on Route 614, Hickory Fork Road between Routes 631 and 615. The work is scheduled to end today,…
Free prostate cancer screening to be held at RWRH (5/5/2021) - Riverside Health System is offering a free prostate cancer screening event in Gloucester on the campus of Riverside Walter Reed Hospital at 7552 Hospital Drive, Suite 302, from 5-7 p.m.…
Lions Club yard sale to be held May 22 (5/5/2021) - The Gloucester Lions Club will host a yard sale on Saturday, May 22, with 100 percent of proceeds going to help those in need in the community who require vision…
No Butts About It: Campaign seeks to snuff out cigarette litter (5/5/2021) - Cigarette litter is no small matter; and askHRgreen.org and its locality partners are taking a big approach to encourage Hampton Roads residents to stop dropping their butts. Through May 14,…
Virtual job fair to be held May 25 (5/5/2021) - The Gloucester County government has partnered with several other agencies to launch its first virtual job fair, “Let’s Get Back to Work, Middle Peninsula!” The event will feature large employers…
Run for the Fallen (5/5/2021) - The ninth annual Virginia Run for the Fallen came through Gloucester County last Thursday, making a number of stops on Route 17 to honor the brave men and women who…