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  • Hollis Pruitt's poetic legacy to Hampton Roads

    Hollis Pruitt's poetic legacy to Hampton Roads
    The Hampton Roads writing community is mourning the loss of local poet and educator Hollis E. Pruitt who died on April 14. Pruitt, a native of Mississippi but long-time Hampton Roads resident, served in the U.S. Army and earned a bachelor's degree in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chesapeake Bay vulnerable to climate change

    Historians say the Chesapeake Bay has changed since Capt. John Smith first landed at Jamestown four centuries ago. And scientists say it will change again by the end of this one as a rising, warming ocean with more acidic waters carves out a different...
  • Daffodil Festival parade float winners

    Splendid weather on Saturday for the Daffodil Festival had an estimated 10,000 people pour onto Main Street. Here's a list from Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism of the winners of the parade float entries in individual categories. "By Land or...
  • 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...
  • Daily Press Internship Programs

    The Program The Daily Press offers a paid summer internship program. Internships may be filled in several newsroom functions: local news, sports, features, online/digital, editing or photo. You'll be assigned real work: Reporting, shooting photos and...
  • 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...