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  • 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 --...
  • Four Gloucester Point residents seek open seat on School Board

    Four Gloucester Point residents are seeking the open seat on the Gloucester County School Board that was vacated upon the death of longtime member Jean Pugh. The four candidates for the open position are: --Troy Andersen, a Gloucester County native...
  • Native grasses benefit Virginia gardens

     Native grasses benefit Virginia gardens
    Years ago, I learned to appreciate the beauty and value of ornamental grasses in a yard. I tried several and have finally settled on my all-time favorite — Morning Light miscanthus sinensis for its tolerance to wind, saltwater and soil. It's a...
  • Virginia Gazette publisher: `Gloucester is a distant footnote ...'

    Here below in quotation marks is what Virginia Gazette Publisher Bill O'Donovan wrote in an opinion piece that appeared in the Wednesday issue of the newspaper. In case you haven't heard of the Virginia Gazette, and many of you in Gloucester probably...
  • Peninsula Foodbank seeks holiday donations

    Peninsula Foodbank seeks holiday donations
    At its turkey giveaway on Wednesday, the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula gave out 1,100 birds but couldn't meet the needs of its more than 200 member agencies. This time last year it had 1,400 turkeys to give away. "We didn't have even a fraction...
  • This week's football scores (updated through Friday night)

    THURSDAY'S SCORES Phoebus 44, Menchville 3 Norfolk Academy 32, Covenant School 8 FRIDAY'S SCORES (From VirginiaPreps.com) Primarily public schools: Abingdon 49 Carroll County 28 Altavista 28 Chatham 21 Amherst County 44 Rustburg 20 Battlefield 21...
  • School Board seeks Gloucester Point candidate

    The Gloucester County School Board is seeking applicants for the Gloucester Point District seat that was vacated upon the death of Jean Pugh. The term will begin Dec. 10 and end Dec. 31, 2013, said a spokeswoman for the School Board. Interested...
  • Historical sign to be dedicated in Gloucester

    A state historical marker commemorating a 17th-century manor house called Gloucester Hall will be dedicated on Oct. 27. The sign will be located near the intersection of Route 17 and Bacons Fort Road, about 7 1/2 miles north of Gloucester Court House....
  • VIMS professor confirms accelerating sea level rise

    VIMS professor confirms accelerating sea level rise
    Sea level rise in Hampton Roads and other points along the Eastern Seaboard is accelerating at unprecedented rates, according to new research announced Monday. John Boon, emeritus professor at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) in Gloucester...
  • Oyster tasting returns Nov. 10 to Gloucester

    Oyster tasting returns Nov. 10 to Gloucester
    The Virginia Half-Shell Oyster Tasting returns from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in the parking lot adjacent to Kelsick Specialty Market, 6632 Main Street, Gloucester Courthouse. Sponsored by the Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association, the annual event...