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  • Chesapeake Bay vulnerable to climate change

    Historians say the Chesapeake Bay has changed since Capt. John Smith first landed at Jamestown four centuries ago. And scientists say it will change again by the end of this one as a rising, warming ocean with more acidic waters carves out a different...
  • Hollis Pruitt's poetic legacy to Hampton Roads

    Hollis Pruitt's poetic legacy to Hampton Roads
    The Hampton Roads writing community is mourning the loss of local poet and educator Hollis E. Pruitt who died on April 14. Pruitt, a native of Mississippi but long-time Hampton Roads resident, served in the U.S. Army and earned a bachelor's degree in...
  • Spring offers Peninsula gardeners an array of activities

    Spring offers Peninsula gardeners an array of activities
    Garden tour in Gloucester The Secret Garden Tour takes place in Gloucester County from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, first day of Historic Garden Week in Virginia. Garden week runs April 26-May 3. This event includes four Gloucester gardens...
  • A failed raid on Richmond drives fleeing Union cavalrymen to Williamsburg

    A failed raid on Richmond drives fleeing Union cavalrymen to Williamsburg
    History may look upon Brig. Gen. H. Judson Kilpatrick's Feb. 28-March 3, 1864 cavalry raid on Richmond as an embarrassment if not a fiasco. But you might not have known that from what one observer described as "the rollicking, devil-may-care...
  • Bay attacks spark Union raid on Mathews

    Bay attacks spark Union raid on Mathews
    For the first two years of the Civil War, the far reaches of the Middle Peninsula remained a Confederate sanctuary largely unmolested by Union forces. Though occasional patrols ventured inland from the Federal stronghold at Gloucester Point in search of...
  • Gloucester store clerk thwarts robbery attempt

    A clerk at High Tyde Trading & Tobacco in Gloucester Point proved to be no pushover during a robbery attempt Sunday night. About 10:08 p.m. a black male and white male wearing ski masks entered the business, according to a Gloucester County Sheriff's...
  • Gloucester smoke shops take a hit

    Gloucester smoke shops take a hit
    For the second time in less than a year two Gloucester smoke shops were raided by law enforcement officer for the sales of illicit synthetic drugs such as spice. High Tyde Trading & Tobacco in Gloucester Point and Lutie's Lair Martial Arts Equipment...
  • Proposed condominium development endorsed in Gloucester Point

    Proposed condominium development endorsed in Gloucester Point
    An 11-acre parcel in Gloucester Point that's been targeted for development for nearly a decade is now in its third life. Earlier this month, the Gloucester County Planning Commission recommended for approval to the Board of Supervisors a zoning change...
  • Gloucester-Mathews Free Clinic holds Casino Night fundraiser

    The Gloucester-Mathews Free Clinic is holding its 9th Annual "A Night at the Casino -- Vegas by the Bay" fundraiser on Saturday at the Abingdon Ruritan Club on Guinea Road. The event features gambling with "funny money," horse races, a silent auction...
  • Wreck involving Gloucester Sheriff's deputy under investigation

    A collision Monday afternoon on Route 17 that involved a Gloucester County Sheriff's deputy and another motorist remains under investigation. The wreck occurred at the intersection of Route 17 and Tidemill Road, said First Sgt. Caren Sterling of the...
  • Gloucester smoke shop off-limits to armed forces personnel

    A Gloucester smoke shop is among eight in Hampton Roads that the Navy Region Mid-Atlantic has deemed off-limits to members of the armed forces. Hampton Pipe & Tobacco on Route 17 in the Gloucester Point area, located in the former Gloucester Public...
  • Terrapin Cove Road area sewer expansion meeting postponed

    A meeting to be held Thursday on the expansion of county sewer services in Gloucester Point's Terrapin Cove Road area has been postponed. The meeting is postponed due to a conflict with the Board of Supervisors meeting that has been rescheduled from...