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Gloucester (Gloucester, Virginia)

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  • Remembering the surrender at Yorktown

    Remembering the surrender at Yorktown
    When the last veteran of the 1781 siege of Yorktown died, the memory of the spot where Gen. Charles O'Hara surrendered his sword began to waver. Left unmarked on every map — including those showing the field where the British army laid down its...
  • Gloucester candidates: A campaign cash update

    Here is the latest update on campaign contributions and expenditures of the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors candidates through Oct. 23, according to the Virginia Public Access Project. Petsworth District Mike Jenkins--contributions received are...
  • Gloucester County holds wetlands information meeting for property owners

    Gloucester County holds wetlands information meeting for property owners
    Property owners in Gloucester who want to know about the application process for property improvements along tidally-influenced rivers, creeks and marshes can attend a meeting 1-4 p.m. Thursday. The Gloucester County Environmental Programs Department is...
  • Friday's 11/8 local schedule (updated Friday AM; moves up HRA's tennis match to 2 and adds pairings)

    COLLEGES Men’s basketball William and Mary at Hampton, 7 Missouri State at Old Dominion, 7 Greater Allegheny Tip-Off Tournament (in McKeesport, Pa.): Apprentice vs. Penn State Fayette, 4 Women’s basketball Norfolk State at Morehead State, noon...
  • Motorist drives into Gloucester Point Pizza Hut

    Motorist drives into Gloucester Point Pizza Hut
    No one was injured on Friday when an SUV slammed into the Pizza Hut on Route 17 in Gloucester Point. Driver Madeline Davis, 60, was heading northbound in a 2002 Toyota 4Runner when she veered off the highway into the Pizza Hut dining room, said a...
  • Archaeologists to teach course on Gloucester in Civil War

    Archaeologists to teach course on Gloucester in Civil War
    Archaeologists David Brown and Thane Harpole will teach a course through Rappahannock Community College on life in Gloucester during the Civil War. The three-week course is called, "Civil War Home Front in Gloucester County: Landscapes of Struggle and...
  • 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...
  • Gloucester County to install flood gauges in Glass, Guinea areas

    Gloucester County to install flood gauges in Glass, Guinea areas
    A $58,000 grant will help pay for the installation of five flood gauges in low-lying Gloucester to warn residents when rising waters from storms, unusually high tides, or other events are swamping roads. The county's portion of the bill for the flood...
  • Revolutionary War artifacts from Gloucester Point to go on display

    Revolutionary War artifacts from Gloucester Point to go on display
    A splendid collection of Revolutionary War artifacts unearthed in Gloucester Point will be put on public display to commemorate the Battle of the Hook event. The artifacts include a British bayonet and .69 caliber musket balls -- .69 caliber! -- a...