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Gloucester parade this weekend, among other holiday events (11/30/2022) - Tis the season to enjoy local holiday events, such as visiting with Santa Claus, listening to the sounds of the season and attending Christmas-themed parades. The Gloucester Christmas and Holiday…
gloucester rich easement mount prodigal Gloucester couple provides 228-acre conservation easement (11/30/2022) - Gloucester residents Charles and Beverly Rich have created a conservation easement for the 228-acre property they own in the northern part of the county, according to Land Trust of Virginia.…
gloucester charles rich easement property sky view Conservation easement (11/30/2022) - An aerial view of the 228-acre property in northern Gloucester County owned by Charles and Beverly Rich that is now protected by a conservation easement. See related story.
1a courthouse restaurant Giving back (11/30/2022) - For more than a decade, Courthouse Restaurant owners Doug and Kim Hibbs have opened their restaurant, and their hearts, to the Gloucester community, hosting a free Thanksgiving dinner, a way…
gloucester john northstein Certificate of dedication (11/30/2022) - The Veterans Day ceremony in Gloucester this year was dedicated to John Northstein and Woodrow Keating Jr. (not pictured), both of whom are Korean War-era veterans. David Clements, Commandant of…
default ‘Beautify Buck’s’ campaign is well underway (11/30/2022) - The “Beautify Buck’s” fundraising campaign is well underway, with a goal of raising $25,000 to preserve and beautify the Bena landmark. “Since we began renovating Buck’s General Store museum, we…
point radio Ham radio event (11/30/2022) - The Middle Peninsula Amateur Radio Club will be on the air this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Abingdon Park, sharing historical information about Capt. John Smith with…
Library to hold Santa visit and open house (11/30/2022) - The Gloucester Library, Main Street Center, will host a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus visits on Saturday, Dec. 10, followed by the library open house. For the Santa portion…
point abingdon thanksgiving Thanksgiving at Abingdon (11/30/2022) - Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, held its annual free community Thanksgiving meal last Thursday, welcoming guests and treating them to a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Boy Scouts…
Supervisors to consider change to business license requirement (11/30/2022) - The Gloucester Board of Supervisors will consider an ordinance to change the county code in regards to business license issuance during its upcoming meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the…
Stuff the Bus drives to be held in Gloucester, Hayes (11/30/2022) - Newton’s Bus Service in Gloucester will collect unwrapped and unused toys and children’s winter clothing of any size in a pair of Stuff the Bus later next month. Buses will…
Moose Lodge to hold Christmas concert Dec. 10 (11/30/2022) - The Gloucester Moose Lodge will hold its Bluegrass Christmas Concert from 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at the lodge, which is located off Route 17, south of Gloucester Court House.…
NAACP to hold webinar on school choice issue (11/30/2022) - The Gloucester Branch of the NAACP will be presenting an educational webinar at its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday. The topic is “Deconstructing Brown vs Board of Education and…
Health district cautions ‘pandemic is not over’ (11/30/2022) - While COVID-19 cases remained relatively stable across the United States over the past week, the Three Rivers Health District continues to urge residents to vaccinate themselves. “The virus continues to…
East Peer to host NAMI Peer-to-Peer training (11/30/2022) - The 84 East Peer Recovery Center is partnered with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and offers free support and education to individuals and families with mental illness or…
Letters to Santa (11/30/2022) - Children may send their Letters to Santa Claus to the Gazette-Journal for publication on Dec. 22. We ask that you send us your letters to Santa no later than the…
Voice/text messages remind residents of COVID-19 booster (11/30/2022) - Residents in the Three Rivers Health District, and other Virginia Department of Health districts across the commonwealth, ages 50 and older, began receiving text messages and phone calls on Monday…
Salvation Army still looking for volunteers (11/22/2022) - Red Kettle season is underway and the Salvation Army is still looking for volunteers to fill shifts at the various donation locations it has set up in the area. If…
holiday calendar christmas in guinea Christmas at Buck’s (11/22/2022) - The Guinea Heritage Association will hold Christmas in Guinea on Dec. 10 at Buck’s Store Museum, Bena. Last year, Santa Claus met cars as they visited.
gloucester cleanup 8-year-old celebrates birthday with community cleanup (11/22/2022) - While most eight-year-olds ask for a party with friends for their birthday, Gloucester resident Isaac O’Shields had a different idea this year. He asked his parents if he could do…
bbq king ham squad Gloucester BBQer wins high honors at world championships (11/22/2022) - Dave Dick of Gloucester, has received high honors in the Kansas City BBQ Society World Championship held earlier this month in Gadsden, Alabama. Dick competed against top pitmasters from across…
other news lung cancer awareness Early screening key for lung cancer (11/22/2022) - Health care providers continuously promote early screening for lung cancer, especially for those at high risk for developing the disease. Fatima Javier Wong, D.O., a pulmonary and critical care physician…
Offices, schools close for holiday (11/22/2022) - All courts and county offices in Gloucester and Mathews closed at noon on Wednesday and will remain closed the rest of this week in observance of Thanksgiving. Schools in both…
1a munsons Christmas parade grand marshals share a heart of service for community (11/22/2022) - This year’s grand marshals for the Gloucester Christmas and Holiday Parade share a heart of service for their community. Lisa and Jim Munson of Gloucester, have spent years behind the…
COMMUNITY EVENTS (11/22/2022) - Ongoing POP UP SHOW: The Bay School Community Arts Center, Mathews, will be holding its Christmas Tree themed pop up show from now until Dec. 24. Shop for unique little…
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