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Gloucester County

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  • Bids opened on key Route 17 intersection work

    Newport News-based Basic Construction is the apparent low bidder on a project to widen T.C. Walker Road and make improvements to its intersection with Route 17 in work connected to building the new Page Middle School. Basic Construction submitted a...
  • Altemus, Crewe seek return to Gloucester County Republican Committee

    Among the candidates for membership to the Gloucester County Republican Committee in Thursday's mass meeting are former members of the Board of Supervisors Teresa Altemus and Bobby Crewe. The mass meeting on Thursday night will culminate in an...
  • 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 Sheriff's deputy cited in Route 17 traffic accident

    A Gloucester County Sheriff's deputy has been issued a traffic infraction ticket for disregarding a traffic signal after running a red light and causing an accident on Route 17. The accident occurred Monday about 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Route...
  • Gloucester historical site on Robins Neck named to Virginia Landmarks Register

    An area that was home to one of the earliest documented dwellings in Gloucester County has been added to the Virginia Landmarks Register. Point Lookout Archaeological Site is described as a "rural Euro-American domestic site that dates to the period...
  • Gloucester Purchasing Agent Bill Lindsey wins state award

    Gloucester County Purchasing Agent Bill Lindsey has been named Professional Manager of the Year at the Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing held in Fairfax, Va., recently. Lindsey recently completed his year as president of the Virginia...
  • Gloucester resident falls victim to online scam

    If someone responds to your online ad by sending you $2,000 more than the asking price of the item you're selling, and then wants you to send that extra dough back via a money transfer service, it might be a scam. A young Gloucester resident has...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Teen killers from Gloucester denied parole

    Teen killers from Gloucester denied parole
    A teenage killer convicted in the 1992 slayings of her father and sister in Gloucester County has been denied parole, meaning she will remain imprisoned at least until her next hearing before the Virginia Parole Board in 2016. Jennifer C. Kszepka, 37,...
  • Santa letters, hiking with Santa ... must be December!

    Santa letters, hiking with Santa ... must be December!
    If you happen to have a child with a Santa fixation, here's some opportunities to satiate that wee one's appetite. Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism has volunteered to help Santa with his mail, said a spokeswoman. County youth ages 12 and under...