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Gloucester (Gloucester, Virginia)

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  • Gloucester School Board picks superintendent search firm

    The Virginia School Boards Association has been awarded a contract for $10,500 plus expenses by the Gloucester School Board to aid in its search for a superintendent to replace the retiring Ben Kiser. The School Board voted on the contract at 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...
  • Saturday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Softball doubleheader sweep extends No. 21 CNU's winning streak to 14

    Colleges: Softball: Christopher Newport (15-3), ranked 21st in NCAA Division III, swept Roanoke 9-4 and 13-5, improving the Captains’ winning streak to 14. In Game 1, Alexis Pope drove in four runs and homered, Kelsey Lewis homered and had...
  • 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...
  • Remembering the surrender at Yorktown

    Remembering the surrender at Yorktown
    When the last veteran of the 1781 siege of Yorktown died, the memory of the spot where Gen. Charles O'Hara surrendered his sword began to waver. Left unmarked on every map — including those showing the field where the British army laid down its...
  • Hampton Roads' worst winters

    Despite the onslaught of some of the coldest temperatures recorded in two decades, the early winter weather of 2014 falls far short of many prolonged arctic blasts that have struck Hampton Roads in the past. These historic cold-weather events gripped...
  • Gloucester County holds wetlands information meeting for property owners

    Gloucester County holds wetlands information meeting for property owners
    Property owners in Gloucester who want to know about the application process for property improvements along tidally-influenced rivers, creeks and marshes can attend a meeting 1-4 p.m. Thursday. The Gloucester County Environmental Programs Department is...
  • 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...