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  • Revolutionary War artifacts from Gloucester Point to go on display

    Revolutionary War artifacts from Gloucester Point to go on display
    A splendid collection of Revolutionary War artifacts unearthed in Gloucester Point will be put on public display to commemorate the Battle of the Hook event. The artifacts include a British bayonet and .69 caliber musket balls -- .69 caliber! -- a...
  • 1862 Battle of Williamsburg: An iconic clash between the blue and gray

    1862 Battle of Williamsburg: An iconic clash between the blue and gray
    The Battle of Williamsburg was nearly 10 hours old and showing signs of winding down when the gray-clad soldiers of the 24th Virginia Infantry erupted from a York County wood and hurled themselves across a broad wheat field. A mile to their right, the...
  • Enter poetry here for the Daily Press 2014 poetry contest!

    Enter poetry here for the Daily Press 2014 poetry contest!
    Welcome to the 2014 Daily Press Poet Laureate Contest site. See the official rules. Poetry submissions are no longer being accepted for this year's contest. You will be able to vote for your favorite poem. Voting begins May 2 and ends May 11....
  • Hampton Roads teachers spent summer learning

    Hampton Roads teachers spent summer learning
    Area teachers headed back to school last week to prepare for this week’s start of classes after the summer break. Not all school teachers spent those summer weeks catching up on their reading and rays, blissfully blanking out their September...
  • Gloucester secures grant for security features in schools

    Three Gloucester schools have been awarded thousands of dollars in grant money to upgrade security features. The money from the state is among $6 million awarded to Virginia schools, a state spokesman said. The Gloucester school system received $77,...
  • NASCAR's Kyle Busch pits in Colonial Williamsburg

    NASCAR's Kyle Busch pits in Colonial Williamsburg
    WILLIAMSBURG— For most of the year, the common mode of transportation along Duke of Gloucester Street is a horse and buggy. Thursday afternoon, it was the M&M's Toyota Camry of NASCAR driver Kyle Busch that made an appearance in Merchants Square...
  • Two new historical markers approved for Gloucester

    Two new state highway historical markers have been approved for Gloucester to mark the former sites of Werowocomoco and Poplar Spring Church. The markers are among 16 to be erected around the state following recent approval by the Virginia Department of...
  • Randy Burak appointed by governor to state board

    Gob. Bob McDonnell announced on Friday the appointment of George Randolph (Randy) Burak of Gloucester to the Virginia Board for People with Disabilities. Burak is chairman of the Gloucester County School Board and has a daughter with a disability. Burak...
  • Bread for Life in Gloucester wins Food Lion grant

    The Bread for Life community food pantry has received a $4,500 grant from the Food Lion Charitable Foundation that will be used to provide milk to more than 275 families in Gloucester every month. Bob Quinzel, executive director of the food pantry on...
  • Gov. McDonnell reappoints VIMS professor to state board

    A Gloucester resident who is a professor at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science has been reappointed by the governor to a state advisory board on aquaculture. Roger Mann, who lives in Dutton, specializes in the physiological ecology of marine...
  • Kids wrap up summer camp at VIMS

    Kids wrap up summer camp at VIMS
    Local kids have learned to become good stewards of the Chesapeake Bay in a series of summer camps at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) in Gloucester Point. The children fished, camped, swam and crabbed over a five-week period, learning...