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Food Truck Frenzy to be held Saturday (10/2/2019) - The Abingdon Ruritan Club will hold its Food Truck Frenzy from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the festival grounds in Bena. Admission is free and five food trucks…
Gloucester hires new HR director (10/2/2019) - Newport News resident Elaine Johnson has been hired as Gloucester County’s Director of Human Resources. She will report for her first day with the county on Oct. 15 and will…
Walk for a New Day! to be held in Gloucester (10/2/2019) - “Walk for a New Day!,” a suicide prevention awareness walk, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 9, beginning at Main Street Center, Gloucester. The walk…
40th annual Guinea Jubilee begins Friday (9/25/2019) - This weekend’s Guinea Jubilee is celebrating a milestone. The 40th annual event will be focusing on Guinea heritage and will serve as a kickoff for the 100th anniversary of the…
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Pocahontas Festival to be held Nov. 16-17 in Gloucester (9/25/2019) - Celebrating the life, legend and legacy of Pocahontas and Virginia’s Indian tribes the 2019 Pocahontas Festival will be held on Nov. 16-17 along Gloucester’s Main Street. This year’s festival happens…
Volunteers pick up 150 pounds of trash at beach (9/25/2019) - Volunteers cleared 150 pounds of trash earlier this month from the Gloucester Point Beach. Gloucester Clean Community led the cleanup September 14 in tandem with organizations around the world to…
Fall harmful waste collection to be held Oct. 19 (9/25/2019) - Gloucester County’s fall 2019 Household Harmful Waste Collection Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Hayes Convenience Center, 7599 Guinea Road.…
Meeting held on shipwreck sanctuary (9/18/2019) - An informational, discussion-oriented meeting between members of the York River Maritime Sanctuary Proposal Committee and local watermen convened at Buck Rowe’s Store in Bena last Thursday, with more than a…
Gloucester Social Services office to be closed Friday (9/18/2019) - The Gloucester Department of Social Services will be closed on Friday, Sept. 20.  Residents needing assistance may visit CommonHelp.virginia.gov to make application for benefit programs (SNAP, Medicaid, etc.) or call…
Revolutionary War reenactment this weekend at Warner Hall (9/11/2019) - It has been 238 years since Gloucester County was under the threat of invasion from the forces of the British Crown landing at Gloucester Point. While the guns have long…
Patriotic display (9/11/2019) - The Severn Republican Women’s Club has begun acknowledging local businesses and individuals for “displaying the symbol of our great country,” and as its  first honorees are Guy and Cindy Sorensen…
Chamber talk (9/11/2019) - Gloria Williams, executive director of the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce, spoke to members of the Gloucester Point Rotary Club Tuesday morning during the club’s regular monthly meeting at Olivia’s…
WHRO pledge drive (9/11/2019) - Abingdon Ruritan Club members volunteered by helping work the phones during the WHRO-TV pledge drive in Norfolk last month. WHRO Public Media airs content to improve the civic, educational and…
Oyster float workshop to be held in Mathews (9/11/2019) - The Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association will hold a float workshop at Williams Wharf Landing, Mathews, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5. The event is open to…
Downton Abbey Night at library (9/11/2019) - The Gloucester Library, Main Street Center, will host a Downton Abbey Night starting at 6 o’clock on Thursday, Sept. 26. The event will be a tea party inspired by the…
Ruritans hold Fish Fry Saturday (9/11/2019) - The Gloucester Ruritan Club will hold its Annual Fish Fry from 4-7 p.m. Saturday at American Legion Post #75 on Route 17, south of Gloucester Court House. The cost is…
NARFE chapter to meet Tuesday (9/11/2019) - Chapter 1757 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Olivia’s in the Village, Gloucester. The agenda will include the chapter’s operating procedures,…
Mammals in the Dragon Run topic of talk (9/11/2019) - Robert “Bo” Baker, an education associate with the Virginia Living Museum, will address the next meeting of the Friends of the Dragon Run to talk about mammals in the Dragon…
Wilderness course offered at library (9/11/2019) - The Gloucester Library, Main Street Center, will host a wilderness course at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 30. Participants will learn to identify, harvest and prepare edible wild plants as…
GHS Class of ’79 to hold October reunion (9/11/2019) - The Gloucester High School Class of 1979 will hold its 40th reunion on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the York River Oyster Company, Gloucester Point. For more information or tickets, email…
Gloucester seeks broadband grants (9/4/2019) - Gloucester is one step closer to being able to serve nearly 2,000 underserved homes and businesses with broadband after county staff has taken the steps to apply for a series…
Combine fire (9/4/2019) - Firefighters from both Gloucester and Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue squads responded to a combine and field fire in the area of the 6400 block of George Washington Memorial Highway,…
Gloucester planners meet tonight (9/4/2019) - The Gloucester County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 7 o’clock tonight in the colonial courthouse to consider a proposed rezoning of the Fiddler’s Green development at the…
Gloucester Point Baptist to celebrate 60th anniversary (9/4/2019) - Church members and volunteers are getting geared up to celebrate a milestone in the history of Gloucester Point Baptist Church this fall. Though still young compared to some of the…