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Casting a line (6/11/2020) - Summer weather has arrived in Gloucester which means the fishermen are hitting the waters. Above, Gloucester Point Pier saw a number of people looking to snag the catch of the…
VHSL prepares for reopening of schools (6/11/2020) - With Tuesday’s announcement of Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan to reopen K-12 public schools in Virginia, the Virginia High School League staff will begin the process to align his Phase II…
Car club renews event schedule (6/11/2020) - In compliance with the easing of COVID-19 guidelines recently announced by Gov. Ralph Northam, the Northern Neck Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America will begin reinstating some events.…
After 40-year career, Holmes to retire from Peasley July 1 (6/3/2020) - After more than 40 years as a health and physical education teacher, Henry Holmes is set to retire from Peasley Middle School on July 1. Holmes began his teaching career…
GHS softball season never got off the ground (6/3/2020) - The Gloucester High School 2020 softball season never got off the ground due to COVID-19; the careers of eight players will come to an end without a final high school…
Callis, Burnside top finishers at Williams Wharf Micro-Tri (6/3/2020) - James Callis and Beth Burnside, from left, were top finishers in a Micro-Triathlon held Saturday at Williams Wharf Landing in Mathews. James Callis was the top male finisher and Beth…
Free fishing days to be held June 5-7 (6/3/2020) - If you’ve always wanted to try fishing, now may be your chance, according to a release from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. No fishing license of any…
YMCA offers Healthy Together Outdoors classes (6/3/2020) - The Mathews Family YMCA has initiated its Phase I re-opening with Healthy Together Outdoors classes. The Y said this is in response to Gov. Ralph Northam’s Forward Virginia Plan, The…
Gloucester anglers earn citations (6/3/2020) - Several Gloucester residents have received citations from the Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament for catches of big fish. New citations reported in the May 27 issue of vasaltwaterjournal.com include:Lewis L. Lawrence…
Fish being caught from Beaverdam’s pier (6/3/2020) - Beaverdam Park is not renting watercraft at this time but park ranger Elizabeth Keefer said the good news is that black crappie, largemouth bass and sunfish are being caught from…
Hole in One (6/3/2020) - On Memorial Day, Christy Pitts of Deltaville made a hole in one on the 97-yard fifth hole at the Piankatank River Golf Club, Hartfield. She used a 9 iron for…
Bikes and bills (6/3/2020) - Patty and Paul Munz of Chesapeake and Lee and Pam Anderson of Gloucester, from left, took advantage of the nice weather on Monday to ride their bikes on the trails…
Get healthy with Gloucester Parks and Rec (6/3/2020) - Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism invites everyone to celebrate Family Health and Fitness Day on Saturday, June 13, and to discover how parks build healthy communities. Activities are planned through…
Williams completes freshman season running for VSU (5/27/2020) - Ruby Williams, a 2019 graduate of Gloucester High School, completed her freshman season of cross country at Virginia State University on Oct. 24. The VSU women finished as the runners-up…
The GHS softball march: Looking back on a state tournament season (5/27/2020) - Looking back a year ago in late May, the Gloucester High School varsity softball team was on track to reach the 2019 state tournament. The 2019 Dukes earned the Division…
King of Commonwealth race to be held next spring (5/27/2020) - Virginia Motor Speedway officials have announced that this coming weekend’s Virginia Is For Racing Lovers King of the Commonwealth, sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series and FASTRAK Racing,…
If you find a fawn, leave it alone (5/27/2020) - It’s that time of year when white-tailed deer fawns are showing up in yards and hayfields, and concerned citizens want to know how to help. In almost all cases, the…
Kekoka Yoga Retreat goes virtual (5/20/2020) - A “virtual” yoga retreat was held this past weekend at YMCA/APYC Camp Kekoka in Kilmarnock. “We’ve been holding this retreat the third weekend in May for the past 10 years…
Yoga instructor offering outdoor classes (5/20/2020) - Peasley Middle School paraprofessional Susie Dunaway has been leading outdoor yoga classes over the past few weeks at Williams Wharf in Mathews. Dunaway has been teaching yoga at the Mathews…
Booker to play softball at Paul D. Camp CC (5/20/2020) - Gloucester High School senior Andi Booker has accepted an offer to play softball at Paul D. Camp Community College in Suffolk. Booker was slated to be the Dukes’ everyday third…
VHSL developing plans for fall reopening (5/20/2020) - The Virginia High School League announced Tuesday that it is developing plans for the reopening of fall athletics and activities, as the state prepares to emerge from COVID-19 restrictions. Reopening…
Hole in one (5/20/2020) - Greg Rogers shot a hole in one on Wednesday, May 13, at the Piankatank River Golf Club, Hartfield, on the course’s 100-yard 5 hole, using a 9 iron. He was…
Gloucester girls’ basketball coach steps down (5/13/2020) - Gloucester High School varsity girls’ basketball coach Amy O’Neil is stepping down from coaching at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year. O’Neil became the head coach of the varsity…
22 runners take part in By Appointment 5K (5/13/2020) - Twenty-two runners took part Saturday in the By Appointment 5K held at Williams Wharf in Mathews on Saturday under sponsorship of Virginia Tidewater Trailrunners. Given individual starts and timed separately,…
VHSL cancels spring sports season (5/13/2020) - In a decision that will likely come as a surprise to no one, the Virginia High School League’s Executive Committee voted last Thursday by a 3-0-1 margin to cancel all…