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guinea heritage festival crowd Guinea Heritage Day crowd (9/21/2022) - A large crowd turned out on Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Abingdon Ruritan Club building for Guinea Heritage Day, which included the announcement of this year’s Guinea Jubilee grand marshal,…
Survey of older Virginians underway (9/21/2022) - The Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services has contracted with Polco to seek the public’s insight on the Community Assessment Survey for Older Adults. The survey will be used…
wine glass Gloucester Wine Festival returns Saturday (9/14/2022) - The Gloucester Chamber of Commerce will hold its 11th Gloucester Wine Festival on Saturday, resuming after COVID-19 for the first time since 2019. If the event hadn’t been sidelined by…
1a deputy county administrator Wright named Deputy County Administrator (9/14/2022) - Gloucester County announced this week the hiring of a new Deputy County Administrator. Steve Wright, who has more than 19 years of public sector experience, including a stint as a…
1a guinea grand marshal and ham williams Jackie Bonniville named Guinea Jubilee grand marshal (9/14/2022) - Lifelong Guinea waterman Jackie Bonniville was supposed to be the 2021 Guinea Jubilee grand marshal, but a rise in Covid cases caused the rather sudden cancellation of that year’s festival.…
1a guinea kellum singers Singspiration Sunday at First Morning Star Baptist (9/14/2022) - To properly kick-off Guinea Jubilee week, a Singspiration will be presented on Sunday afternoon at First Morning Star Baptist Church, Bena.The program, which will be held from 4-6 p.m., is…
Wineglass craft to be held at library Oct. 4 (9/14/2022) - Gloucester Library, Point Branch, will hold a free craft event for adults 18 and older at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4. Participants will create a personalized pumpkin wineglass. Registration…
Gloucester board to hold work session Tuesday (9/14/2022) - The Gloucester Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing to amend the FY2023 budget during its work session Tuesday at the colonial courthouse. Also during the work session, which…
Volunteers sought for Clean Gloucester Day on Oct. 1 (9/14/2022) - Volunteers are being sought for the Gloucester Clean Community Committee’s fall Clean Gloucester Day, which will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 1. During the spring…
Business master center Master Center to hold ribbon cutting tonight (9/14/2022) - The Master Center for Addiction Medicine will hold a ribbon cutting at its new office on Gloucester Main Street at 5:30 tonight, Thursday, Sept. 15. The Master Center had been…
Supervisors amend inoperable motor vehicle ordinance (9/14/2022) - The Gloucester Board of Supervisors voted unanimously at its Sept. 6 meeting to amend the county ordinance regarding inoperable motor vehicles on property zoned for residential or commercial uses. The…
gloucester walter reed birthday 09 22 1 Happy birthday, Walter Reed (9/14/2022) - A celebration of Walter Reed’s 171st birthday, sponsored by The Fairfield Foundation, was held on Saturday at Reed’s birthplace in the Belroi area of Gloucester. Born on Sept. 13, 1851,…
gloucester 911 abingdon ruritans DAV chapter holds 9/11 observance (9/14/2022) - Disabled American Veterans Chapter 58 of Gloucester held a 9/11 remembrance and flag-raising ceremony Sunday. The ceremony’s guest speaker was Francis Mitchell, Department Commander of the Virginia DAV. In his…
Oral History Workshop to be held Sept. 24 (9/14/2022) - The Woodville Rosenwald School Foundation will sponsor an Oral History Workshop from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 24, at The First United Baptist Church, 6188 George Washington Memorial…
gloucester arrest 44YO man faces charges involving Gloucester juvenile (9/14/2022) - A 44-year-old Alabama man was taken into custody Tuesday by Prince George County Police following an incident involving a report of a missing 17-year-old female from a residence in northern…
neighbors Robert-Kelly Robert Kelly to give talk on Gloucester to Norfolk Historical Society (9/7/2022) - Robert Kelly, director of the Gloucester Museum of History, will address the Norfolk Historical Society at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, in the MacArthur Memorial Visitor Center, Norfolk. His topic…
Miss Guinea Jubilee, grand marshal to be unveiled this weekend (9/7/2022) - The Guinea Jubilee grand marshal will be named and Miss Guinea Jubilee will be crowned at a pair of events this weekend at the Abingdon Ruritan Club building, Bena. The…
point harriet cowen in 2000287 Cowen’s artwork to be sold as museum benefit (9/7/2022) - Artworks donated by the family of the late Harriet Cowen of Bena are now displayed for sale at Buck’s Store Museum at Bena. Cowen’s family donated hundreds of items to…
point DAR Helping the Homeless (9/7/2022) - The Augustine Warner Chapter DAR held a drawing for a Labor Day picnic to serve 12. The winner, in turn, donated the prize to The Helping The Homeless Ministry for…
Planners review walkability study (9/7/2022) - The Gloucester Planning Commission met last Thursday night in the colonial courthouse to discuss a study that shows the ability for the public to walk and bicycle in the county.…
gloucester museum girl scout exhibit uniform Exhibit marks half century of Girl Scouting at Burke’s Mill Pond (9/7/2022) - A new exhibit has opened in the Gloucester Museum of History celebrating 50 years of Girl Scouting at Burke’s Mill Pond. Museum Coordinator Robert Kelly said the exhibit was inspired…
gloucester ruritan road cleanup Road cleanup (9/7/2022) - Volunteers from the Gloucester Ruritan Club participated in the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Adopt-A-Highway program by cleaning up a designated section of Farys Mill Road. Among those taking part in…
Local COVID-19 cases increase slightly (9/7/2022) - COVID-19 cases only raised slightly in local communities this past week. Gloucester reported 55 new cases this past week for a total of 8,521 cases over all time. The county…
Supervisors approve comprehensive plan update (9/7/2022) - The Gloucester Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to update the county’s comprehensive plan to add guidance for public utilities and public services corporations following a public hearing Tuesday night in…
gloucester reed birthplace katrina brown Walter Reed birthday celebration to be held Saturday (9/7/2022) - Walter Reed’s birthplace at Belroi in Gloucester will come alive on Saturday with a full-scale celebration of the famed physician’s 171st birthday. Reed, remembered for his work investigating the spread…
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