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Gloucester County

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  • VDOT to take comments on Main Street transportation study

    A public hearing will be held by staff from the Virginia Department of Transportation and Gloucester County on Thursday to address congestion and safety along the Route 17 Business/Main Street corridor. Comments at the meeting will be used in conjunction...
  • Gloucester educator wins state award

    Gloucester educator Fran Goforth has been named the recipient of the James T. Micklem Award of Excellence for 2012. Goforth, director of special education for the county school system, received the award at the Virginia Council of Administrators of...
  • Sheriff Darrell Warren touts vision, accomplishments

    Sheriff Darrell Warren answers three questions posed by the Daily Press in advance of Tuesday's Republican primary. Warren faces a challenge from Jimmy Ledbetter. - What do you see are the key issues in the race?   - Drugs – Always going to be...
  • Saturday's early morning storm leaves thousands without power on Peninsula

    Saturday's early morning storm leaves thousands without power on Peninsula
    Around 10,000 Peninsula residents remain without electricity Saturday evening after the fast-moving, early-morning line of fatal thunderstorms toppled trees and downed power lines across Virginia. The storms that swept across the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest...
  • Local budgets driven by rising costs, lagging revenues

    After dealing with spending cuts, rising costs and tax increases, local governments are moving into the start of another fiscal year as the economy continues to recover at a sluggish pace and real estate assessments decline. City and county budgets for...
  • Gloucester Point resident appointed to RCC board

    Gloucester Point resident James C. Phillips has been appointed by the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors as the county's representative to the Rappahannock Community College Board. Phillps was appointed to a four-year term. Phillips expanded...
  • Gloucester SOL pass rates by various subgroups

    Here's the numbers on how Gloucester County students by individual subgroups performed in this year's SOL tests. The information is compiled from data from the Virginia Department of Education. Math Students overall:  69 percent (down 17) Black: 55...
  • Gloucester County schools earn full state accreditation status

    All eight Gloucester County schools received full accreditation by the Virginia Department of Education in a Wednesday announcement. Gloucester joins 84 other Virginia school divisions, out of 132, in which all schools received accreditation....
  • Gloucester schools state accreditation results

    All schools in the Gloucester County Public School System met state accreditation benchmarks in every category. Here's the results by schools and categories: Abingdon Elementary -- Grade 3-5 English (87); Math (73); Grade 3 history (89); History (93);...
  • Extra! Extra! T.C. Walker Elementary accreditation results

    State accreditation results that were issued by the Virginia Department of Education did not included T.C. Walker Elementary School after the school was closed in May. Gloucester school officials have provided the results to the Daily Press, however....
  • Gloucester County's IT Department wins another award

    Gloucester County recently earned a top-10 ranking for use of technology, the fifth time the county's Information Technology Department has won the award. Gloucester was one of the top 10 counties in the category of less than 150,000, as ranked by the e....
  • Saturday's 4/21 local sports calendar (updated Saturday AM)

    BASKETBALL Nike Invitational girls tournament (based at Boo Williams Sportsplex, with play also at other sites. They include Passage Middle, Denbigh High, Menchville High, Warwick Rec Center, Warwick High, Brittingham-Midtown Community Center, Heritage...