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  • Kids wrap up summer camp at VIMS

    Kids wrap up summer camp at VIMS
    Local kids have learned to become good stewards of the Chesapeake Bay in a series of summer camps at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) in Gloucester Point. The children fished, camped, swam and crabbed over a five-week period, learning...
  • Gloucester County wins VACO award

    The Virginia Association of Counties has named Gloucester County as one of 12 recipients of the "2013 Achievement Awards" for a campaign on preparing for storms. The award was for a joint effort from June 1 to July 31, 2012, by the Public Library system...
  • Gloucester SOL scores a mixed bag

    Here is the compilation of SOL scores for the Gloucester County Public School System as received from the Virginia Department of Education. It lists each subject and the first set of numbers are last year's pass rate followed by this year's pass rate...
  • Q & A on Gloucester schools SOL results

    We checked in with Chuck Wagner, the Gloucester school system's assistant superintendent of instructional services, on this year's Standards of Learning results. Gloucester schools had mixed results in the SOL tests, with gains measured in math and...
  • Fall concerts include musical reunions with Phish, Chris Brown

    Fall concerts include musical reunions with Phish, Chris Brown
    Fall is a great time for homecomings. So maybe it's not a coincidence that Hampton Roads will see several musical prodigal sons return this autumn. Phish, the legendary jam band, is from Vermont but the group has forged a special relationship with...
  • Gloucester exempt from regional transportation taxes

    You probably don't know it, but Gloucester residents got some good news on the taxes front this summer. County Administrator Brenda Garton was notified in July that the county is exempt from regional taxes imposed by House Bill 2313, which became law...
  • Newport News has highest HIV/AIDS rate in region

    Newport News has highest HIV/AIDS rate in region
    The 23607 ZIP code encompasses Newport News city offices, a swath of land occupied by the shipyard, and the ribbon of a residential area along a length of Jefferson Avenue. It also is home to the greatest concentration in the region of those living with...
  • A perfect afternoon getaway at Chowning's Tavern

    A perfect afternoon getaway at Chowning's Tavern
    Fantastic Find: Virginia pulled pork sandwich Price: $8.50 Where to Go: Chowning's Tavern Address: 109 East Duke of Gloucester Street, near the Courthouse in Colonial Williamsburg 229-2141; www.history.org/visit/diningExperience/chownings Hours: Lunch 11:...
  • Gloucester grand jury indicts 14 people

    A grand jury in Gloucester indicted 14 people on Monday on various felony charges, according to Gloucester County Circuit Court records. Here's a list of the people indicted and their charges: --Timothy Luke Pluim, of Gloucester, entering a house to...
  • Kristy Hunter named activities director at Gloucester High School

    Kristy Hunter named activities director at Gloucester High School
    The Gloucester School Board appointed Kristy Hunter as activities director at Gloucester High School at a work session Tuesday night. The appointment of Hunter, who has been the athletic trainer at the school and the assistant activities director, was...
  • Gloucester wins grant for cigarette problem at Beaverdam

    Gloucester wins grant for cigarette problem at Beaverdam
    Gloucester County has received a $500 grant to help solve its problem with smokers tossing cigarette butts around Beaverdam Park. The grant is from the organization "Keep Virginia Beautiful" that funds attempts at litter prevention, according to a press...
  • Gloucester receives $1 million for road work

    The Virginia Department of Transportation has awarded up to $1 million to Gloucester County for work at the intersection of T.C. Walker Road and Route 17. Under the terms of the award, VDOT will pay half of the total construction costs of the road...