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GURA mentors 11 students from the Class of 2022 (9/7/2022) - Gloucester Union Relief of Missionary Baptist is passionate about helping along the next generation of African American leaders. And the group has plenty to be proud of this year, with…
gloucester oral history Woodville to sponsor Oral History Workshop Sept. 24 (9/7/2022) - 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 tops TOPS officers (9/7/2022) - Take Off Pounds Sensibly or TOPS of Gloucester recently held its installation of officers at Olivia’s in the Village, Main Street. Leading the club are, from left, Penny Martin (co-leader),…
Page student taken into custody after alleged threats (9/1/2022) - The Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 13-year-old male student who had been suspended from Page Middle School has been taken into custody after allegedly making multiple threats…
Activities planned this month at Machicomoco (8/31/2022) - Machicomoco State Park at Hayes will hold a number of programs throughout September. “Conservation Exploration,” a program that lets park guests practice wildlife and plant population estimations will be held…
point mural LOVEworks (8/31/2022) - The new LOVEworks mural is now on display at the Gloucester Point Beach Park, created by artist Allison Farley. A senior at Gloucester High School, Farley is a member of…
point narfe Gloucester’s emergency coordinator speaks to NARFE chapter (8/31/2022) - Jane Wenner, Gloucester County’s Emergency Management Coordinator, addressed the members of Chapter 1757 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees at that group’s monthly meeting on Aug. 16 at…
Dominion accepting applications for Environmental Grant (8/31/2022) - The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation is accepting applications from nonprofit and educational organizations for its competitive Environmental Grant. Grants as high as $50,000 will be awarded for requests that focus…
Planners to review legislative update tonight (8/31/2022) - The Gloucester Planning Commission will meet at 7 o’clock tonight, Thursday, Sept. 1, in the colonial courthouse to review legislative actions taken by the General Assembly that will impact the…
Hearing Tuesday on comp plan update (8/31/2022) - Gloucester supervisors will hold a public hearing Tuesday on a resolution to update the county’s comprehensive plan, adding planning guidance for public utilities and public service corporations. The hearing will…
gloucester rice brothers Accomplished brothers (8/31/2022) - New Jersey State Senator Ronald Rice, at left, retired at the end of August after serving in that legislative post for the past 35 years. He is the older brother…
gloucester habitat Habitat for Humanity (8/31/2022) - Habitat for Humanity of Gloucester-Mathews installed a ramp for a disabled man on Aug. 16. Volunteer Willie Hayes is shown here at the top of the ramp with volunteer Ron…
Be prepared (8/31/2022) - After an emergency such as a hurricane, you may need to survive on your own for several days. Being prepared means having your own food, water and other supplies to…
You still have time to get flood insurance coverage (8/31/2022) - In a season marked by flooding across the commonwealth, country and world, Virginians can protect themselves from catastrophic losses due to floods from future storms. September through mid-October is historically…
Storm surge can be deadly (8/31/2022) - Storm surge from a hurricane is often the greatest threat to life and property, posing a significant threat for drowning, according to information provided by the National Hurricane Center. A…
point STAR program STAR Program (8/31/2022) - The Abingdon Ruritan Club made a $2,000 donation to the Gloucester Parks and Recreation’s STAR Program. ARC Board member Mike Ekdahl is shown here presenting the check to Stephanie Jenkins,…
Sept. 21 hearing on Atlantic Menhaden fishery at VIMS (8/31/2022) - One of a number of in-person and hybrid meetings to consider proposed changes to the Atlantic Menhaden fishery will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Watermen’s…
Registration opens today for Dragon Run paddle trips (8/31/2022) - Online registration for fall Dragon Run paddle trips opens at 9 a.m. today, Thursday, Sept. 1 (DragonRun.org). The paddle trips are conducted by Friends of Dragon Run in the spring,…
Sign up now for Bee Alert to be prepared for hurricanes (8/31/2022) - As the height of hurricane season approaches, Gloucester’s Emergency Management Coordinator Jane Wenner encourages Gloucester residents to sign up for the county’s new alert system, Bee Alert. Announced earlier this…
Covid case rates remain stable in Virginia (8/31/2022) - COVID-19 cases continued to decrease across the United States during the past week, with about 88,400 cases per day over a seven-day average. In Virginia, cases remained stable during the…
gloucester day Gloucester Day to be observed Saturday (8/31/2022) - Gloucester County, Virginia will be celebrating its inaugural Gloucester Day on Saturday in collaboration with other Gloucesters around the nation and the globe. On this day, Gloucester County Administrator Carol…
Bridge over Dragon Run expected to reopen soon (8/31/2022) - The Virginia Department of Transportation began carrying out emergency repairs this week to the Route 17 northbound bridge over the Dragon Run at the Gloucester/Middlesex county line, after a series…
Offices close for Labor Day (8/31/2022) - All post offices, courts, county offices, and DMV customer service centers in Gloucester and Mathews will be closed on Monday for the Labor Day holiday. Gloucester schools and libraries will…
hurricane isabel victor jenkins Be prepared
Recollections of Isabel, 19 years later
(8/31/2022) - With Hurricane Isabel approaching on Sept. 18, 2003, Billy and Gail Kellum of Hayes went out to buy groceries to ride out the storm. They returned to their home in…
Gloucester bags press release 1 Clean Community hands out reusable bags (8/31/2022) - The Gloucester County Clean Community is handing out almost 500 reusable bags at Gloucester farm stands thanks to grant funding from Keep Virginia Beautiful. On Aug. 13, volunteers from Cub…
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