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  • New global study has fresh take on hotspots of fish biodiversity

    New global study has fresh take on hotspots of fish biodiversity
    Tropical coral reefs are long considered hotspots for fish biodiversity … but are they the hottest hotspots in the ocean? According to a new study, maybe not. An international research team that includes a professor and grad student from the...
  • Got an issue in Gloucester that's important? Let the county know

    Maybe you're concerned about our youth and want to see more attention paid to them. Perhaps you would like to see more programs or services in place for our elderly. You want parks, or trails, or bike lanes, or else you think we don't need any of that...
  • Archaeologists to teach course on Gloucester in Civil War

    Archaeologists to teach course on Gloucester in Civil War
    Archaeologists David Brown and Thane Harpole will teach a course through Rappahannock Community College on life in Gloucester during the Civil War. The three-week course is called, "Civil War Home Front in Gloucester County: Landscapes of Struggle and...
  • Gloucester County to install flood gauges in Glass, Guinea areas

    Gloucester County to install flood gauges in Glass, Guinea areas
    A $58,000 grant will help pay for the installation of five flood gauges in low-lying Gloucester to warn residents when rising waters from storms, unusually high tides, or other events are swamping roads. The county's portion of the bill for the flood...
  • Revolutionary War artifacts from Gloucester Point to go on display

    Revolutionary War artifacts from Gloucester Point to go on display
    A splendid collection of Revolutionary War artifacts unearthed in Gloucester Point will be put on public display to commemorate the Battle of the Hook event. The artifacts include a British bayonet and .69 caliber musket balls -- .69 caliber! -- a...
  • Supreme Court hears argument in Gloucester property rights case

    The Virginia Supreme Court heard about 10 minutes of argument from Gloucester County Attorney Ted Wilmot on Tuesday in a case that arose out of a property rights issue in Ware Neck. The three-judge panel will decide if the case should be heard by the...
  • All schools in Gloucester to get letter grades beginning next year

    The Virginia Board of Education unanimously approved on Thursday a grading system that will assign letter grades to schools based on the percentages of students demonstrating proficiency, academic growth and college and career readiness. Initial...
  • Gloucester & Mathews DAV looking for volunteer drivers

    Gloucester & Mathews DAV looking for volunteer drivers
    Gloucester and Mathews counties need volunteer drivers to take disabled American veterans to doctor appointments at Veterans Administration hospitals in Hampton and Richmond. Applicants are required to have a valid driver's license, present a copy of...
  • Actor Ronald Lee Hunter Dies at 70

    Stage and screen actor Ronald Hunter died December 3 from heart and kidney failure complications at Woodland Hills Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 70. Over a career that spanned nearly five decades, he appeared on Broadway and regional stages,...
  • Charges filed against Gloucester driver in Oct. 11 traffic fatality

    The Gloucester driver in a single-vehicle wreck on Low Ground Road has been cited for reckless driving involving getting behind the wheel of a vehicle with inadequate or improperly adjusted brakes. Melissa Ann Parks, 27, of J. Leonards Place in Hayes,...
  • Enter poetry here for the Daily Press 2014 poetry contest!

    Enter poetry here for the Daily Press 2014 poetry contest!
    Welcome to the 2014 Daily Press Poet Laureate Contest site. See the official rules. Poetry submissions are no longer being accepted for this year's contest. You will be able to vote for your favorite poem. Voting begins May 2 and ends May 11....
  • Two new historical markers approved for Gloucester

    Two new state highway historical markers have been approved for Gloucester to mark the former sites of Werowocomoco and Poplar Spring Church. The markers are among 16 to be erected around the state following recent approval by the Virginia Department of...