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Gloucester (Gloucester, Virginia)

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  • Gloucester Commissioner of Revenue responds to licensing ordinance discussion

    Commissioner of Revenue Kevin Wilson had this to say in an email on Thursday regarding the plans by the Board of Supervisors to tweak a county ordinance so that vendors and organizers of events such as the Daffodil Festival won't be assessed a $500 fee by...
  • Thursday's 3/28 local schedule (updated Wednesday AM)

    COLLEGES Baseball Virginia Wesleyan at Christopher Newport, 3 Softball Mary Washington at Virginia Wesleyan (doubleheader), 3 Track and field Texas Relays (in Austin; including Hampton) Men’s tennis Binghamton at Norfolk State, 2 Women’s...
  • Gloucester boats: More are taxed here than are registered

    Gloucester boats: More are taxed here than are registered
    Gloucester County taxes more boats annually than are registered here, according to state and county figures. The county has 4,326 registered boats, according to statistics provided by the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. There are 14 other...
  • Achilles Elementary School wins state recognition

    Achilles Elementary School has earned the 2013 Virginia Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award, as announced by Gov. Bob McDonnell today. The school was among 98 across Virginia that met all state and federal benchmarks for at least two...
  • Gloucester County earns award for website transparency

    Gloucester County is one of 19 local cities, counties and school districts in Virginia and 247 across the nation to receive an award for its transparent government website. The "Sunny Award" is from Sunshine Review, a national nonprofit organization...
  • Saturday's college multi-sport roundup: Apprentice takes ninth at wrestling nationals

    Ian Jones placed third at 285 pounds and Lafayette High graduate Kyle Spruill placed fifth at 149, leading Apprentice to ninth place among 30 men’s Division I teams at the National Collegiate Wrestling Association championships in Allen, Texas....
  • Gloucester 40 member Doris Baynes dies

    Longtime Gloucester resident Doris Baynes, a member of the Gloucester 40, died Feb. 18. She was 91. Baynes had a long record of activism dating back to 1936 when at the age of 15 she yelled at strike breakers who crossed the picket lines after her...
  • Brent and Becky's Bulbs: Enoy Wine in the garden, children's classes and spring garden tours

    Brent and Becky's Bulbs: Enoy Wine in the garden, children's classes and spring garden tours
      The Virginia Wine Society presents Wine in the Garden at Brent & Becky's Bulbs in Gloucester with wine educator, Charles Birr talking about "Irish Wines are Smiling" at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2. Charles has been educating and entertaining "students"...
  • VIMS Seafood Symposium coming up March 12

    VIMS Seafood Symposium coming up March 12
    The annual Chefs' Seafood Symposium will be held Tuesday, March 12, at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point. The education symposium, open to chefs, culinary students and representatives of the seafood industry, will feature...
  • Link to VA Court of Appeals opinion in Shannon Gore case

    Here's a link to an opinion from last year issued by the Virginia Court of Appeals upholding the termination of parental rights of Shannon Gore, the Gloucester mother who kept her daughter in a makeshift cage for years. As a warning, the opinion has...
  • Meeting on Wednesday to improve water quality in Gloucester, Mathews creeks

    A public meeting will be held on Wednesday at Mathews High School on a plan to to reduce bacteria levels and clean up 16 creeks that feed into the Piankatank River, Upper Piankatank River and Milford Haven. The streams are on a list of impaired waters...
  • Black history in Gloucester: From slave child to folk hero

     Black history in Gloucester: From slave child to folk hero
    Thomas Calhoun Walker was too young to know the difference when the Civil War brought him freedom. But even as an illiterate kid growing up in rural Gloucester during the 1870s, he knew his elders' annual readings of the Emancipation Proclamation at the...