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  • Authorities look to identify owners of stolen goods linked to Gloucester man

     
    A Hayes man arrested Friday night in Newport News with beaucoup stolen goods may have purloined some of your possessions. The Newport News police are working with "surrounding jurisdictions" to identify owners of the stolen property to return the items,...
  • Supervisors meet tonight; school funding on agenda

     
    The Gloucester Board of Supervisors is scheduled to discuss tonight changing the method of funding for schools, despite a standing request from the Gloucester School Board to hold off on making any decisions until after a joint meeting of the......
  • Teresa Altemus involved with Peninsula Tea Party event

     
    Former four-term Gloucester Supervisor Teresa Altemus appears to still be active in local political circles. Altemus, who was defeated by Carter Borden last November by an 82-18 margin, is on the "co-host committee" of a York County shindig slash...
  • Gloucester Point committee looking for members

     
    Gloucester County is recruiting members for a 10-person committee to work on developing the "urban development area" of Gloucester Point. In the big picture, this urban development area will incorporate the principles of new urbanism and traditional...
  • Elderly Gloucester resident's yard gnome heisted

     
    This week's crime report is the usual mix of driving while intoxicated -- including one 18-year-old lad who also got popped for underage drinking -- and thefts and larcenies with other miscellaneous crimes thrown in. Perhaps one grand larceny stands......
  • Art gallery on Main Street schedules grand opening

     
    A new art gallery on Main Street is scheduled to have a grand opening one week from today. The reception for Gloucester Arts On Main will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., featuring music and refreshments while "giving......
  • Judge metes out 38-year prison term in country store robbery

     
    A Newport News man was sentenced to 38 years in prison last week for the armed robbery of Rick's Country Store and other breaking and entering charges. Anthony Goins and another man robbed the rural store at the intersection of......
  • Bids come in on Gloucester communications center

     
    Eleven companies submitted bids that were opened Monday on the Gloucester E-911/Emergency Communications Center that is to be built into the hill above the Gloucester County Sheriff's Office. All 11 companies submitted proposals on the base bid and two...
  • Your vote could mean $5,000 for Gloucester parks

     
    Cox, your local cable television provider, is sponsoring a contest called "Cox Conserves" in which it is donating $5,000 to a local non-profit organization. In Hampton Roads, five local "Cox Conserves Heroes" are eligible for the top prize, with the......
  • With VCU's 2011 Final Four run leading way, Rams athletics on rise

     With VCU's 2011 Final Four run leading way, Rams athletics on rise
    RICHMOND — Matt Ball has been connected to VCU for 30 years, and given the duration and diversity of his affiliation — student-athlete, graduate, coach — few can better appreciate and assess the exponential growth of the Rams' sports...
  • Folk art defies definition

     Folk art defies definition
    In the slippery and often unpredictable world of contemporary folk art, surprise and even bewilderment are unusually common. So rebellious and unruly are the works lumped together in this elusive field that no one can agree on how to describe them....
  • Turtles make a Newport News garden come to life

    Turtles make a Newport News garden come to life
    You know it's spring in Wendy Croswell's garden when more than flowers begin to bloom. It's truly gardening season when, and only when, six eastern box turtles — three males called Murtle, Flash and Fred and three females known as Ms. T, Tutu...