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Gloucester County

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  • Civil War commemoration events coming to Gloucester

    Civil War commemoration events coming to Gloucester
    A commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Civil War raids on Gloucester will begin on April 5 with the unveiling of the Virginia Historical Society's Civil War panel exhibit at Gloucester Arts On Main Street. The event begins at 6 p.m. and is free and...
  • Gloucester Commissioner of Revenue responds to licensing ordinance discussion

    Commissioner of Revenue Kevin Wilson had this to say in an email on Thursday regarding the plans by the Board of Supervisors to tweak a county ordinance so that vendors and organizers of events such as the Daffodil Festival won't be assessed a $500 fee by...
  • Gloucester boats: More are taxed here than are registered

    Gloucester boats: More are taxed here than are registered
    Gloucester County taxes more boats annually than are registered here, according to state and county figures. The county has 4,326 registered boats, according to statistics provided by the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. There are 14 other...
  • Gloucester County earns award for website transparency

    Gloucester County is one of 19 local cities, counties and school districts in Virginia and 247 across the nation to receive an award for its transparent government website. The "Sunny Award" is from Sunshine Review, a national nonprofit organization...
  • Trader Joe's is coming to Gloucester? Or not ...

    A rumor has been whipping through Gloucester like a, well, maybe not quite like a hurricane. But the rumor has been spreading nevertheless and it goes something like this: Trader Joe's is coming to Gloucester! Except that doesn't appear to be the...
  • Q & A with Sheriff Darrell Warren ahead of Tuesday's election

    Sheriff Darrell Warren, facing a challenge from Clarence Bowser, answered three questions we posed to him on the upcoming Tuesday election. Daily Press: What is the message you are taking to voters on why they should vote for you heading into the...
  • Gloucester Sheriff candidate Clarence Bowser offers his vision

    Gloucester resident Clarence Bowser, running as an Independent, is challenging Sheriff Darrell Warren in Tuesday's election. He provided the Daily Press with this information on his candidacy. Bowser: My name is Clarence Bowser and I was born in North...
  • Gloucester man arrested in connection with fatal accident

    Gloucester man arrested in connection with fatal accident
    A Gloucester man who was arrested Friday evening in connection with a fatal two-car wreck on Route 17 near Willis Road has been released from jail. Jeremy Shane Hedrick, 40, of Ark, was arrested on a manslaughter charge by the Virginia State Police. He...
  • Gloucester employee named president of parks and rec society

    Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department employee Katey Legg has been elected as president of the Virginia Recreation and Park Society. Legg was elected president by the society's board of directors on Aug. 23, said a Gloucester County...
  • 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 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...