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Gloucester Housing Partnership receives $10,000 grant (3/4/2020) - The Gloucester Housing Partnership, Inc., an organization whose mission is to provide basic home repair to qualified low-income homeowners in Gloucester County, recently received a financial boost. GHP representatives were…
Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday (3/4/2020) - Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday and will remain in effect until Nov. 1. Timepieces should be set ahead one hour (“spring forward”) upon retiring Saturday night. Residents…
Gloucester receives award for budget presentation (3/4/2020) - Gloucester County’s Department of Financial Services has received the Government Finance Officers Association’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget for the fifth consecutive year. The award represents a significant…
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‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’ comes to Flat Iron (3/4/2020) - Tickets are available for the upcoming show “Love, Loss and What I Wore,” an off-season adult comedy being presented by the Court House Players and Flat Iron Crossroads on Friday…
Gloucester Wetlands Board approves four requests (2/26/2020) - The Gloucester County Wetlands Board approved all four requests that came before it during the Feb. 12 meeting in the colonial courthouse. The first request was from James A. Alexander…
New board members join Gloucester Preservation Foundation (2/26/2020) - The Gloucester Preservation Foundation recently announced its new board of directors, with Dr. David A. Brown of the Fairfield Foundation taking the leadership role. “I am honored to assume the…
guinea_buck Guinea Heritage Association celebrates Buck’s Store centennial (2/19/2020) - Good things are happening at Buck’s Store Museum. This is a big year for Guinea Heritage Association with a year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the C.B. Rowe and…
County seeking info on those with Revolutionary War roots (2/19/2020) - Did your family live in Gloucester during the Revolutionary War? The county is seeking information from local historians or residents who have roots back to the colonial days in Gloucester.…
dss_job_assistance Gloucester Social Services opens career center to help job seekers (2/12/2020) - Gloucester Social Services has a new service available to the community to help employers, workers and job seekers with career services. Gloucester Social Services has partnered with Virginia Career Works-Greater…
Traffic light at Brays Point Road installed (2/12/2020) - Virginia Department of Transportation crews installed traffic signal equipment on Route 17 at the intersection with Brays Point Road on Sunday and Monday evenings. A new traffic signal pole was…
Planners recommend small-scale manufacturing changes (2/12/2020) - The Gloucester Planning Commission unanimously voted to recommend a code amendment allowing small-scale manufacturing as a by-right use in the county’s business and industrial zoning districts at its February meeting,…
CircleUp to examine continuing effects of Jim Crow (2/5/2020) - CircleUp Middle Peninsula will take a look at the continuing effects of Jim Crow laws when the community action group meets on Sunday. Dr. “Soji” Akomolafe, Executive Director of the…
Planners to consider small-scale manufacturing change (2/5/2020) - The Gloucester Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on a proposed code amendment addressing small-scale manufacturing at its February meeting which begins at 7 o’clock tonight in the colonial…
County seeks volunteers for local committees (2/5/2020) - There are several volunteer opportunities available for Gloucester residents interested in serving their community. Gloucester County is looking for citizens to serve on several local committees, as there are a…
guinea_heritage_02_06_20 Guinea Heritage Association to honor Eldridge Cook (2/5/2020) - The Guinea Heritage Association is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the C.B. Rowe and Son General Store with a series of public events throughout the year. The store opening in…
rotary_grants_01_20 Grant presentation (1/29/2020) - The Gloucester Rotary Club presented grants during its Jan. 23 meeting to the Gloucester YMCA, Girl Scout Troop 1018, Boy Scout Troop 111, and Baystars FC. The total amount of…
Gloucester board to meet Tuesday (1/29/2020) - The Gloucester Board of Supervisors will hold a pair of public hearings when it meets Tuesday, beginning at 7 p.m., in the colonial courthouse. The first involves the zoning of…
New director leads Gloucester Y (1/29/2020) - There have been some recent changes to the YMCA Express at Gloucester. Those driving through Gloucester Main Street may have noticed new signs around Main Street Center regarding the recent…
Workshop to be held on what it takes to be a wildlife rehabilitator (1/29/2020) - Have you ever thought about becoming a licensed wildlife rehabilitator? A free workshop will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, at the Gloucester Library, Main Street Center,…
coat_drive_2020 GibsonSingleton collects 675+ coats in annual drive (1/29/2020) - GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys collected more than 675 coats from donors in the community during the firm’s annual coat drive. GibsonSingleton, located on Route 17 at Hayes, gave many of…
Hearing set for Gloucester Capital Improvements Plan (1/22/2020) - Gloucester supervisors moved ahead with its five-year Capital Improvements Plan during its meeting Tuesday night, with a public hearing scheduled for Feb. 4 to receive citizen input on the proposal.…
king_day_gloucester_2020 Gloucester speaker delivers message of empowerment (1/22/2020) - Monday afternoon’s King Day service in Gloucester was one of empowerment, with the guest speaker imploring everyone in attendance to accept “No More Excuses” on their way to realizing their…
andy_james Andy James reflects on a career of public service (1/8/2020) - Andy James is always on to go, eager to get something done. The former Gloucester County supervisor, who retired from the board at the end of the year after serving…
new_GSO_uniforms Gloucester deputies sporting new uniforms (1/8/2020) - With the new year, Gloucester residents will see their local law enforcement officers sporting new dark navy uniforms. Gloucester Sheriff Darrell Warren said the new uniforms are competitively priced and…