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  • Fundraiser for Gloucester County Library tonight at Chick-fil-A

    Chicken sandwiches will help out the Gloucester Public Library's relocation in Gloucester Point when Chick-fil-A holds a fundraiser tonight. The Gloucester Chick-fil-A will make a donation to the Gloucester Public Library for every meal purchased between...
  • Supervisor Bobby Crewe to hold town hall meeting on Tuesday

    Supervisor Bobby Crewe will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday night to discuss the relocation of the Gloucester Point Library and the development area plan for Gloucester Point. Library Director Diane Rebertus will attend the meeting to discuss the...
  • Tornado leaves path of destruction

    Tornado leaves path of destruction
    For most of Saturday, Gloucester residents went about the day under a tornado watch, which means simply the conditions are ripe for a tornado to form. All the youth soccer games were played and the high school baseball and softball games started three...
  • Paving work at Gloucester Point complete in time for Memorial Day

    Paving on Route 17 at Gloucester Point has been finished and all lane closures will be lifted by noon today for the Memorial Day weekend, said a Virginia Department of Transportation spokeswoman. Crews are finishing up striping on lanes of the highway up...
  • Blog Cabin winner and family returning any day for spring stay

    Blog Cabin winner and family returning any day for spring stay
    Any day now, Carol Livingston and husband Mitchel will drive from their home in Cincinnati to what may become their retirement retreat in the Susan area of Mathews County. They were in the county in December for their first peek at the DIY Network Blog...
  • The Civil War at 150: The Union masses on the Peninsula, the Confederates dig in

    The Civil War at 150: The Union masses on the Peninsula, the Confederates dig in
    Few observers watching from the rebel earthworks at Sewell's Pointwould have noticed when the number of ships steaming in to Fort Monroe began to pick up late on March 17, 1862. By the next morning, however, the always busy wharves at the Federal bastion...
  • Supervisor Bobby Crewe holding town hall meeting

    Supervisor Bobby Crewe will hold a town hall meeting for his Gloucester Point constituents on Tuesday night at the Abingdon Elementary School cafeteria. The forum continues a series of meetings held by Crewe to discuss issues concerning Gloucester Point...
  • First shots fired in anger

    First shots fired in anger
    Three weeks after Virginia left the Union, the escalating shoving match between federal and Confederate forces jostling for control of Hampton Roads finally erupted into a shooting war. Alarmed by the increasingly aggressive patrols of Union gunboats...
  • River's Inn reopens at Gloucester Point

    River's Inn reopens at Gloucester Point
  • Abingdon District BOS candidate Roger West: `Envision the future'

    Roger West, one of three candidates running for the Board of Supervisors in the Abingdon District, said in an email that Gloucester has been plagued by "reactionary" government. "Gloucester is at a pivotal crossroad and ensuring we have proven leaders to...
  • Living shorelines bring beauty and benefits

    Living shorelines bring beauty and benefits
    More than 1,700 bags of oyster shells are stacked on pallets along an eroding shoreline at Charles Hogge's home on Sarah Creek in Gloucester. One by one, each 30-pound mesh bag of shells is handed down a human chain of two dozen USS Truman sailors...
  • Tour gives public rare look inside historic home, Severnby

    Tour gives public rare look inside historic home, Severnby
    Never in his wildest dreams did Philip Hamilton ever think that a common household product like baking soda would be so crucial to the revival of his ancestral home, Severnby, on the Severn River in Gloucester. In August 2002, a fire caused by a...