| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:31 AM
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...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 7:50 AM
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...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:12 AM
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...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:26 AM
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...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 6:02 AM
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...
| Apr 1, 2013
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...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:52 AM
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...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 7:49 AM
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...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 8:22 AM
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...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:12 AM
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...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 10:48 AM
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...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:23 AM
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 --...