| Apr 1, 2010
| 1:34 PM
The Garden Club of Gloucester 60th Annual Daffodil Show held March 27-28 at Page Middle School in Gloucester attracted 1,752 blooms entered by 134 exhibitors from three states ( Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina). Award winners are:
Best in Show and...
| Jul 6, 2010
| 10:20 AM
On May 28th, 2010, Harvie W. Fitzgerald sold his home at 2645 E. River Road in Cardinal, VA to C. Preston Herrington III. Mr Herrington purchased the home for $775,000.
C. Preston Herrington III is the director and vice president of Keith D. Peterson &...
| Aug 12, 2010
| 7:23 PM
Schools statewide slipped in meeting federal No Child Left Behind Act achievement goals, with 40 percent not making adequate yearly progress, or AYP, this year. Results, based on pass rates on state tests, were released Thursday by the Virginia Department...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 12:04 PM
Hampton Roads' unemployment rate lowered to 7 percent in December, from November's 7.2 percent.
It was 7 percent in December 2009, too, according to the Virginia Employment Commission. Figures are not seasonally adjusted.
The Virginia unemployment...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 7:06 AM
Peninsula-area foreclosure jumped 24 percent in 2010, compared to 2009.
December filings were up 14 percent, according to RealtyTrac, which monitors foreclosure activity nationally. A property may receive multiple filings.
Nationally, a record 2.87...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 11:14 AM
Hampton Roads' unemployment rate hit 7.6 percent in January, after falling to 7 percent in December, according to the Virginia Employment Commission.
Statewide, the unemployment rate was 6.9 percent in January. The U.S. rate was 9.8 percent. Figures...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 11:08 AM
Residents in York and James City counties ranked among the top 10 for health outcomes in Virginia, according to a new report.
York ranked fourth and James City County seventh in the County Health Rankings report released by the University of Wisconsin...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 4:22 PM
It's beach season in Hampton Roads. Time to bring out the beach chairs and sunscreen.
And to be alert for bacteria lurking in the water.
Elevated bacteria levels prompted the Peninsula Health Department to advise against swimming at Huntington Park...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 6:16 AM
Hurricane Irene will continue tracking through the northeastern USA the rest of Sunday. She produced damage similar to what we experienced from Hurricane Isabel in 2003 in terms of wind, power outages, and rainfall.
The storm surge at the mouth of the...
| Mar 3, 2009
| 4:28 PM
OK. This is the Team Gloucester blog. But we'd like to share with you something about your neighbor, Mathews County, which has some relevancy here.As you may know, the Virginia Department of Transportation has decided against installing two traffic...
| Aug 11, 2008
| 11:21 AM
Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue, which serves southern Gloucester County, needs volunteers. Several types of memberships are available. Information: 642-2360, email@example.com or visit www.abingdonvfr.com.
American Red Cross, Gloucester Chapter....
| Apr 29, 2008
Three tornadoes touched down in Virginia on Monday, causing about 200 injuries, according to the Virginia Department of Emergency Management.
Suffolk was hit the hardest by two tornadoes but damage was also reported in other areas.