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Gloucester (Gloucester, Virginia)

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  • Gloucester Superintendent Ben Kiser to have new evaluation criteria

    Gloucester School Board Member Ann Burruss and Superintendent Ben Kiser attended a conference on Monday in Charlottesville that focused on the Virginia Board of Education's new superintendent evaluation standards. The VSBA Hot Topic Conference was...
  • Country store records depict rural life

    Country store records depict rural life
    Day after day for more than 20 years, the dutiful clerks at historic Ware Neck Store saved virtually every scrap of paper that passed through their hands as they conducted business. Thousands of receipts, bills, advertisements and customer shopping...
  • Dual-party primary on tap in Gloucester on June 11

    The primary election on June 11 will have Democratic and Republican ballots, with absentee ballot voting available beginning April 26. While Virginia law stipulates that any qualified voter may vote in either political party's primary, no voter may vote...
  • Guinea Jubilee scholarship applications due May 1, other info

    Here's some general Guinea Jubilee news updates. First off, applications for the annual Guinea Heritage Association scholarship, typically valued at $500, are due on May 1. Complete applications can be downloaded at www.guineajubilee.com. There are...
  • 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...
  • Climate change could hike pollen counts, allergy rates

    Climate change could hike pollen counts, allergy rates
    An unusually cool March has kept seasonal allergy sufferers in Hampton Roads indoors, out of the line of fire of springtime pollen — and breathing easier because of it. But the word from climate scientists and allergists is to enjoy it while it...
  • Gloucester Jail meets state standards after inspection

    The Gloucester County Jail earned a rating of 100 percent compliance following a two-day visit by auditors from the Virginia Board of Corrections. Sheriff Darrell Warren said the audit was completed last month. Warren received notification via letter by...
  • BE GREAT: Graduate program helps students succeed

    BE GREAT: Graduate program helps students succeed
    At times, DaQuan Paige has doubted he'd ever make it all the way through high school. The 14-year-old, an eighth-grader at Page Middle School, had to repeat second grade and saw his grades slip last year as he battled a kidney disease. He even failed...
  • VIMS to study microplastics in the Chesapeake Bay and ocean environments

    VIMS to study microplastics in the Chesapeake Bay and ocean environments
    A seabird snared by plastic six-pack rings, plastic pellets filling up a fish's stomach — such images aren't new. But what happens when tons of plastic debris slowly break down in the open ocean and leach toxic chemicals, furnish an unnatural reef...
  • Fatal accident criminal complaint, court documents

    To see copies of: --The Virginia State Police criminal complaint charging Jeremy Shane Hedrick with involuntary manslaughter in the fatal accident on Route 17 on Oct. 27 that claimed the life of Troy Durham and left his teenage daughter seriously...
  • Shane Cooley, singer-songwriter from Northern Neck, to form duo with N.C.'s Rosa Wallace

    Shane Cooley, singer-songwriter from Northern Neck, to form duo with N.C.'s Rosa Wallace
    Some musicians just can't stand still. On Nov. 17, Shane Cooley will release a new album, “When It Rains, It Pours.”  The disc was recorded in Phoenix, Arizona, and was produced by Adam Smith. Instead of launching a new tour to support that...
  • Purple muhly grass: Colorful wisp color the landscape in late summer and fall

    Purple muhly grass: Colorful wisp  color the landscape in late summer and fall
    Few plants rival the breathtaking beauty of purple muhly, or Muhlenbergia capillaris, in the fall -- clouds of purple wisps waving in the autumn sun, according to Helen Hamilton, past president of the John Clayton Chapter, Virginia Native Plant Society --...