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Gloucester County

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  • Supervisors nominate Theberge to be voting delegate at VACO

     
    Supervisor Gregory Woodard nominated Supervisor Louise Theberge to be the voting delegate representing Gloucester County at the Virginia Association of Counties meeting on Nov. 7-9. Woodard also nominated Supervisor John Northstein to be the alternate...
  • Friends of Gloucester 40 top $12,000 mark in fund-raising effort

     
    The "Friends of the Forty" group that is collecting money to offset the legal expenses and sanctions against 40 Gloucester residents collected $2,208 from Saturday night's concert featuring the Tri-County Express. Throw in $250 collected prior to the...
  • Del. Harvey Morgan to make the rounds in Gloucester

     
    Del. Harvey Morgan has plans to meet late Monday afternoon with members of the Gloucester School Board and schools administrative staff and then walk across the street for a public forum. Morgan will meet with members of the Gloucester County School...
  • Have Civil War documents? Get them scanned in Gloucester

     
    Representatives from the Library of Virginia will be in Gloucester on Dec. 11 to scan Civil War-era documents. Of particular interest are documents from 1859-67 that reflect social, political, military, business and religious life in Virginia during the...
  • In Gloucester, if it's taxed real low will the boats come?

     
    The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday night to have Commissioner of Revenue Kevin Wilson begin weeding out boats used for business purposes from boats used for leisure to potentially adjust tax rates. But it's clear...
  • Gloucester 40 get court date with Virginia Supreme Court

     
    The "Gloucester 40 "are scheduled to appear in Virginia Supreme Court on Jan. 11 to appeal the $80,000 in sanctions levied against them. Steve Emmert, the Virginia Beach appellate attorney who is representing the 40 Gloucester citizens, confirmed the...
  • Gloucester taxpayers' bill for VACO: $3,970

     
    Three Gloucester County supervisors and County Administrator Brenda Garton attended the Virginia Association of Counties annual conference on Nov. 5-9 at cost to county taxpayers of $3,970, according to documents from the county. The top spender was...
  • Slight shift in docket schedule for Gloucester 40 case

     
    The appeal of the sanctions levied against the Gloucester 40 is now scheduled to be heard last on Tuesday by the Virginia Supreme Court. Previously, the case was scheduled to be heard in the sixth position on the docket of......
  • This could be an expensive day for Gloucester County

     
    Today's Virginia Supreme Court hearing on the Gloucester 40 appeal could potentially hurt Gloucester in the pocketbook. If the 40 Gloucester residents who appealed their $80,000 in sanctions levied by Judge Westbrook J. Parker don't prevail, the...
  • Gloucester supervisors to consider spending money to fight GA bill

     
    Supervisors will discuss at their meeting Tuesday night whether or not to use $1,000 in taxpayer funds to help the Virginia Association of Counties fight a General Assembly bill introduced earlier this month. The bill would shift the burden of......
  • No recession for booze sales in Gloucester last year

     
    In a fiscal year when Virginia had record alcohol sales of $675.5 million at its ABC stores, Gloucester County saw increasing sales of alcohol as well. Gloucester's two ABC stores sold 55,241 gallons of alcohol in fiscal year 2010, according......
  • Tara Thomas seeks to retain her seat as Gloucester Treasurer

     
    Gloucester County Treasurer Tara Thomas has announced plans to retain her seat in this fall's election. Thomas has held the position for 11 years. Thomas touts service to citizens, including expanding the means for making payments to the county, as among....