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  • Sheriff Darrell Warren has raised more than $32,000 for election

    Gloucester County Sheriff Darrell Warren, facing a challenge from perennial sheriff's candidate Clarence Bowser in the Nov. 6 election, has raised $32,384 in this year's election campaign, according to records filed with the Virginia Board of Elections....
  • Trader Joe's is coming to Gloucester? Or not ...

    A rumor has been whipping through Gloucester like a, well, maybe not quite like a hurricane. But the rumor has been spreading nevertheless and it goes something like this: Trader Joe's is coming to Gloucester! Except that doesn't appear to be the...
  • Q & A with Sheriff Darrell Warren ahead of Tuesday's election

    Sheriff Darrell Warren, facing a challenge from Clarence Bowser, answered three questions we posed to him on the upcoming Tuesday election. Daily Press: What is the message you are taking to voters on why they should vote for you heading into the...
  • Gloucester Sheriff candidate Clarence Bowser offers his vision

    Gloucester resident Clarence Bowser, running as an Independent, is challenging Sheriff Darrell Warren in Tuesday's election. He provided the Daily Press with this information on his candidacy. Bowser: My name is Clarence Bowser and I was born in North...
  • Gloucester Commissioner of Revenue responds to licensing ordinance discussion

    Commissioner of Revenue Kevin Wilson had this to say in an email on Thursday regarding the plans by the Board of Supervisors to tweak a county ordinance so that vendors and organizers of events such as the Daffodil Festival won't be assessed a $500 fee by...
  • Gloucester boats: More are taxed here than are registered

    Gloucester boats: More are taxed here than are registered
    Gloucester County taxes more boats annually than are registered here, according to state and county figures. The county has 4,326 registered boats, according to statistics provided by the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. There are 14 other...
  • Gloucester County earns award for website transparency

    Gloucester County is one of 19 local cities, counties and school districts in Virginia and 247 across the nation to receive an award for its transparent government website. The "Sunny Award" is from Sunshine Review, a national nonprofit organization...
  • Tornado drill across Virginia set for March 12

    A statewide tornado drill is scheduled for March 12 at 9:45 a.m. with a tone alert sent out over radio and television broadcasts. Over the past two years, 62 tornadoes have touched down in Virginia, said a state spokesman. The twisters have claimed...
  • Black history in Gloucester: From slave child to folk hero

     Black history in Gloucester: From slave child to folk hero
    Thomas Calhoun Walker was too young to know the difference when the Civil War brought him freedom. But even as an illiterate kid growing up in rural Gloucester during the 1870s, he knew his elders' annual readings of the Emancipation Proclamation at the...
  • Gloucester man arrested in connection with fatal accident

    Gloucester man arrested in connection with fatal accident
    A Gloucester man who was arrested Friday evening in connection with a fatal two-car wreck on Route 17 near Willis Road has been released from jail. Jeremy Shane Hedrick, 40, of Ark, was arrested on a manslaughter charge by the Virginia State Police. He...
  • Gloucester employee named president of parks and rec society

    Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department employee Katey Legg has been elected as president of the Virginia Recreation and Park Society. Legg was elected president by the society's board of directors on Aug. 23, said a Gloucester County...