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Gloucester (Gloucester, Virginia)

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  • Virginia drivers often confused about state traffic laws

    Virginia drivers often confused about state traffic laws
    On a recent drive, Mary Hyde-Berg, of Gloucester, encountered a neighbor who needed a ride home. She wanted to help, but was concerned that she would break a traffic law if she let him ride in the back of the family pick-up truck as all seats in the cab...
  • Safety award for Gloucester Sheriff's Office

    Gloucester County Sheriff Darrell Warren and the Gloucester Sheriff's Office were one of the recipients of the 2014 Governor's Transportation Safety Award. The award from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles was presented to Warren on June 12 at...
  • Home, garden tidbits: Ask a gardener, combat mosquitos

     Home, garden tidbits: Ask a gardener, combat mosquitos
    Upcoming home, garden events •Ask a Master Gardener in the Garden. Monday, July 7 and Thursday, July 24. 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Join the Newport News Master Gardeners during their work day in the Grin and Grow Garden at Riverview Farm Park. Master...
  • Xenith Bankshares acquires Gloucester-based Colonial Virginia Bank

    Xenith Bankshares acquires Gloucester-based Colonial Virginia Bank
    Richmond-based Xenith Bankshares Inc. says it completed the acquisition of Gloucester-based Colonial Virginia Bank on Tuesday. Xenith Bank will continue to operate CVB's two banking branches in Gloucester and a loan production office in York County...
  • Hampton Roads jobless rate up in May

    Hampton Roads jobless rate up in May
    The unemployment rate in Hampton Roads jumped from 5.1 percent in April to 5.8 percent in May, according to the latest labor data. Although the labor force increased by 10,816 people from month to month, only 4,324 more were listed as employed while 6,...
  • Mathews voters to decide meals tax

    A proposed meals tax in Mathews County will go before voters in November in the form of a referendum. The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday night to allow the public to decide whether the county should levy the tax on prepared food and beverages at...
  • Free meals in Hampton are available for children in need this summer

    Students who are at risk for missing meals when school is out can get free meals during the summer through the government-sponsored Summer Food Service Program. As of mid-June, dozens of sites in Hampton and Newport News were registered to serve free...
  • Mathews YMCA will run the county's summer meals program through its kids camps

    Students who are at risk for missing meals when school is out can get free meals during the summer through a government program. The Mathews Family YMCA provides the Summer Food Service Program for Mathews County, according to YMCA Branch Director Sheila...
  • NOAA forecast is for bigger dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay this summer

    NOAA forecast is for bigger dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay this summer
    The Chesapeake Bay can expect bigger oxygen-depleted dead zones than average this summer, and many of the marine creatures that live in its depths will face a tougher struggle to survive. The forecast comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
  • Mathews hit-and-run crash under investigation

    MATHEWS – A hit-and-run crash during the weekend left a Mathews County man with serious injuries and police looking for a suspect. The accident occurred around 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Buckley Hall and Windsor roads in Dutton....
  • Living Here: Gloucester

    Living Here: Gloucester
    Gloucester, the gateway to Virginia's Middle Peninsula, is noted for its rural lifestyle, access to water and historic Main Street with its shops and restaurants and summertime farmer's market. The county is steeped in history. At the time of the...