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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…
Guinea Heritage Day Sunday (9/4/2019) - Guinea Heritage Day will be held Sunday at Achilles Elementary School, starting at 2 p.m. Heritage Day is a preliminary to the Guinea Jubilee, to be held at the end…
Rosewell Visitors Center undergoes renovation (9/4/2019) - The Rosewell Visitors Center in Gloucester has undergone some renovation this summer, said Rosewell Foundation board member Marilyn Iglesias. Completion is due by October. The work includes new flooring, HVAC…
Cleanup set for Sept. 14 at Point Beach (9/4/2019) - Gloucester Clean Community will lead a cleanup at Gloucester Point Beach the morning of Saturday, Sept. 14. The cleanup is being done in tandem with organizations all over the world…
A sick eye could mean a sick brain, Wilcox says (9/4/2019) - In Alzheimer’s disease, early detection can go a long way in giving a patient a higher chance to respond to treatment. Dr. Peter Wilcox, operator of Wilcox Eye in Hayes,…
Phillips Energy sets out to raise $25,000 in memory of father (9/4/2019) - Twenty-five years ago this month, L. Frank Phillips Jr. rallied his two children—John Phillips and Elizabeth McCormick—and provided the seed money for them to increase their longtime family fuel business and expand into…
Walk to End Alzheimer’s to be held Oct. 5 in Gloucester (9/4/2019) - The 2019 Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, with the walk beginning in front of Split Enz Salon on Main Street, Gloucester.…
School calendars: 2019-2020 (8/28/2019) - School officials in Gloucester and Mathews counties have announced the following calendars for the upcoming school year. GLOUCESTER Sept. 3, First day of school Oct. 17, Early dismissal (1:30 p.m.)…
Offices close for Labor Day holiday (8/28/2019) - All post offices, courts, county offices, school board offices, and DMV customer service centers in Gloucester and Mathews will be closed Monday in observance of the Labor Day holiday, Sept.…
Foundation takes possession of historic Woodville School property (8/21/2019) -   The T.C. Walker and Woodville/Rosenwald School Foundation took possession of historic Woodville School on Tuesday, as the Economic Development Authority handed over the deed officially completing the acquisition. The…
Suspicious package turns out to be school supplies (8/21/2019) - A suspicious package at the Sonabank branch at Gloucester Point had Route 17 traffic detoured for about two and a half hours Friday morning. An explosive ordinance team from the…
Hedrick receives GOP endorsement for Ware BOS seat (8/21/2019) - Michael W. Hedrick, 75, has won the nomination as the Republican candidate for the Ware District seat on the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors in the Nov. 5 general election.…
Grand opening Saturday for GOP headquarters (8/21/2019) - A grand opening for the Gloucester County Republican Party’s headquarters for 2019 is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at its new location in the Towne & Country Center, White Marsh.…
Comix Con 2019 (8/14/2019) -
U.S. District Court sides with Gavin Grimm (8/14/2019) - A federal district court judge has ruled in favor of former Gloucester High School student Gavin Grimm and his discrimination suit against the Gloucester County School Board. Judge Arenda L.…
Wanted man arrested following Gloucester accident (8/14/2019) - A man wanted on charges out of Tennessee was arrested in Gloucester Tuesday after the SUV he was driving struck a tractor-trailer on Route 17. Virginia State Police Sgt. Michelle…
Gloucester adds workplace safety specialist (8/14/2019) - Kent Taylor of Henrico has been hired as Gloucester’s new Workplace Safety and Training Specialist. Taylor began his work in the county on Aug. 5. The specialist position was a…
Gloucester inmate struck by vehicle (8/14/2019) - A Saluda woman was charged with reckless driving Tuesday after the vehicle she was driving struck a Gloucester Jail inmate cutting grass with a jail work crew. The accident occurred…
Main Street improvements in Gloucester (8/7/2019) - The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors gave its nod Tuesday night to two projects to move forward to enhance Gloucester’s Main Street. The first is an enhancement funded by the…