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Guest chef (11/9/2021) - Neal Steele, left, Morning Show host at Xtra 99.1 FM, was a guest on the most recent episode of the Gloucester Library Kitchen video series. He assisted Library Chef Chris…
Library holds jigsaw puzzle competition (11/9/2021) - The Gloucester Library held its first Jigsaw Puzzle Showdown competition Friday at the Main Street Center location. The team of Stephanie Conley and Josephine Hurd claimed first place and Laura…
Legion hosts breakfast Saturday (11/9/2021) - American Legion Post 75, Gloucester, will host its Community Breakfast on Saturday from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the post home off Route 17, south of Gloucester Court House. The…
Car show benefits Venturing Crew 111 (11/9/2021) - Boy Scout Venturing Crew 111 will hold a benefit car show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Ware Episcopal Church, 7825 John Clayton Memorial Highway, Gloucester. The show…
Santa Run (11/9/2021) - Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue has announced the return of its annual Santa Run. The tentative 2021 Santa Run schedule is as follows: Nov. 27 (Guinea Neck from Lillaston east),…
Grief support for parents offered at Gloucester Library (11/9/2021) - Addy’s Colors, a local nonprofit organization that helps children with chronic illnesses and their families, including families that have experienced the death of a child, will hold in-person grief support…
Surviving COVID: Hayes man shares message of hope after grueling battle (11/9/2021) - After a long and life-threatening fight with COVID-19, one Hayes man chooses to inspire hope in spite of his struggles. Alfred Little Jr. began showing symptoms of COVID-19 the first…
Jennifer Hart has an exceptional heart (11/9/2021) - Jennifer Hart exudes joy and positivity as a Christian lady who is grateful for her successes and smiles continuously. Her talents are many and she uses them all. Hart came…
Gloucester board allocates remaining ARPA funds (11/9/2021) - Gloucester supervisors allocated the remaining $439,016 of the county’s year-one American Rescue Plan Act funds to projects for public utilities and the Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic during a meeting held…
Vaccinations underway for children (11/9/2021) - The COVID-19 vaccination program for 5-11 year olds is now underway in the Three Rivers Health District, using the Pfizer vaccine in medical offices and schools. No local vaccine clinics…
Suicide prevention walk to be held Nov. 13 (11/3/2021) - “Walk for a New Day,” a suicide prevention walk, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 13 on Main Street in Gloucester. The event, sponsored by…
Planners to hear rezoning case tonight (11/3/2021) - The Gloucester Planning Commission will hold a public hearing tonight on a rezoning application, requesting that a Hayes parcel be rezoned to include the Business (B-1) zoning designation in addition…
Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday (11/3/2021) - Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday. Residents should set their timepieces back one hour upon retiring Saturday night. They will thus arise on Eastern Standard Time on Sunday…
Halloween fun (11/3/2021) - Events were held all weekend as Mathews and Gloucester residents got out for some Halloween fun. After last year’s cancellation because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gloucester Main Street Association…
Republicans sweep statewide offices (11/3/2021) - Voters in Gloucester and Mathews counties, along with the rest of the commonwealth, supported the Republican candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general, resulting in that party’s sweep in…
In local races (11/3/2021) - GOP candidates take Mathews board seats BY SHERRY HAMILTON Candidates for the Mathews County Board of Supervisors who were the nominees of the Mathews Republican Committee as well as the…
Fedors steps down as County Adminstrator (11/3/2021) - After serving for five years as Gloucester County Administrator, J. Brent Fedors will not be returning to the position due to medical circumstances, it was announced Monday. Following this year’s…
Early deadlines next week (11/3/2021) - Early deadlines will be in effect for the Nov. 11 issue of the Gazette-Journal in an effort to get the paper to the post office before the Veterans Day holiday…
Offices close next week for Veterans Day (11/3/2021) - All post offices, courts, county offices, libraries, and DMV customer service centers in Gloucester and Mathews will be closed next Thursday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. Gloucester County…
Juvenile striped bass abundance remains steady in Virginia waters (11/3/2021) - Preliminary results from an ongoing long-term survey conducted by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science suggest another average year class of young-of-year striped bass was produced in Virginia…
High tides (11/3/2021) - Tidal flooding was experienced throughout the area on Friday and into Saturday morning. The flooding caused damage to the Gloucester Point fishing pier, above, which was closed to the public…
Abingdon yard sale (11/3/2021) - The Abingdon Woman’s Club will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at 8404 Guinea Road, Hayes. All proceeds go to scholarships and Gloucester County organizations, a release…
VIMS’ new aquaculture facility nears completion (11/3/2021) - Nearing completing on the Gloucester Point campus of the College of William and Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science is the Acuff Center for Aquaculture, a facility purpose-built to advance…
Fairfield Foundation donates historic easement (11/3/2021) - The Fairfield Foundation in Gloucester has donated an easement over Fairfield Plantation in the county. The Historic Preservation and Open Space Easement granted by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources…
Gloucester Kiwanis (11/3/2021) - The Gloucester Kiwanis Club installed officers and board members, and welcomed three new members, at its Oct. 20 meeting at Sal’s Sicilian Pizza and Restaurant, Hayes. Taking part in the…
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