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A sick eye could mean a sick brain, Wilcox says (9/4/2019) - In Alzheimer’s disease, early detection can go a long way in giving a patient a higher chance to respond to treatment. Dr. Peter Wilcox, operator of Wilcox Eye in Hayes,…
Phillips Energy sets out to raise $25,000 in memory of father (9/4/2019) - Twenty-five years ago this month, L. Frank Phillips Jr. rallied his two children—John Phillips and Elizabeth McCormick—and provided the seed money for them to increase their longtime family fuel business and expand into…
Walk to End Alzheimer’s to be held Oct. 5 in Gloucester (9/4/2019) - The 2019 Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, with the walk beginning in front of Split Enz Salon on Main Street, Gloucester.…
School calendars: 2019-2020 (8/28/2019) - School officials in Gloucester and Mathews counties have announced the following calendars for the upcoming school year. GLOUCESTER Sept. 3, First day of school Oct. 17, Early dismissal (1:30 p.m.)…
Offices close for Labor Day holiday (8/28/2019) - All post offices, courts, county offices, school board offices, and DMV customer service centers in Gloucester and Mathews will be closed Monday in observance of the Labor Day holiday, Sept.…
Foundation takes possession of historic Woodville School property (8/21/2019) -   The T.C. Walker and Woodville/Rosenwald School Foundation took possession of historic Woodville School on Tuesday, as the Economic Development Authority handed over the deed officially completing the acquisition. The…
Suspicious package turns out to be school supplies (8/21/2019) - A suspicious package at the Sonabank branch at Gloucester Point had Route 17 traffic detoured for about two and a half hours Friday morning. An explosive ordinance team from the…
Hedrick receives GOP endorsement for Ware BOS seat (8/21/2019) - Michael W. Hedrick, 75, has won the nomination as the Republican candidate for the Ware District seat on the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors in the Nov. 5 general election.…
Grand opening Saturday for GOP headquarters (8/21/2019) - A grand opening for the Gloucester County Republican Party’s headquarters for 2019 is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at its new location in the Towne & Country Center, White Marsh.…
Comix Con 2019 (8/14/2019) -
U.S. District Court sides with Gavin Grimm (8/14/2019) - A federal district court judge has ruled in favor of former Gloucester High School student Gavin Grimm and his discrimination suit against the Gloucester County School Board. Judge Arenda L.…
Wanted man arrested following Gloucester accident (8/14/2019) - A man wanted on charges out of Tennessee was arrested in Gloucester Tuesday after the SUV he was driving struck a tractor-trailer on Route 17. Virginia State Police Sgt. Michelle…
Gloucester adds workplace safety specialist (8/14/2019) - Kent Taylor of Henrico has been hired as Gloucester’s new Workplace Safety and Training Specialist. Taylor began his work in the county on Aug. 5. The specialist position was a…
Gloucester inmate struck by vehicle (8/14/2019) - A Saluda woman was charged with reckless driving Tuesday after the vehicle she was driving struck a Gloucester Jail inmate cutting grass with a jail work crew. The accident occurred…
Main Street improvements in Gloucester (8/7/2019) - The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors gave its nod Tuesday night to two projects to move forward to enhance Gloucester’s Main Street. The first is an enhancement funded by the…
Flat Iron Crossroads looks to become community music venue (8/7/2019) - Flat Iron, a small area motorists travel through on their way to Ware Neck, is undergoing a transformation, back to a community of business, arts and services that it once…
Gloucester family presented with veteran’s World War II medals (8/7/2019) - After 70 years of being unaware he had earned them, a local veteran’s family was formally presented with the medals he was should have received during his four years in…
Heroes and villains to fill library: Comix Con (8/7/2019) - Hundreds of heroes and villains are expected to descend upon the Gloucester Main Library Saturday for the 4th Comix Con gathering. There will be plenty of fun for all ages…
Extensive repairs underway on Tidemill Bridge (8/7/2019) - As drivers in Gloucester Point have undoubtedly noticed, the Tidemill Road bridge over Sarah’s Creek is undergoing VDOT maintenance after being designated “structurally deficient” in 2018. The repairs come as…
Hong Kong native serving two churches in Gloucester (8/7/2019) -  Ann Tang, Hong Kong native who has been living in the United States for 27 years, has made a positive mark on many. She is now minister for Salem and…
Planners to consider expansion of Fiddler’s Green development (8/7/2019) - The Gloucester County Planning Commission will hear a request for a proffer amendment at its September meeting, as the developer of Fiddler’s Green is seeking to increase capacity in that…
Page MS hosting Governor’s School program (7/31/2019) -  Page Middle School is hosting 160 gifted children this week in the Middle Peninsula Summer Regional Governor’s School program.   The children attending are from school divisions in Gloucester, Mathews, Middlesex,…