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Gloucester Point

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  • 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...
  • When spice came to Gloucester

    When spice came to Gloucester
    GLOUCESTER — Each morning when Steven Tozer pulled up to the smoke shop to feed his addiction to spice in the spring of 2013, a line of frazzled, desperate people would already be waiting outside. If the customers in line didn't have money, they...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • The Army of the James drives toward Richmond

    Three weeks after taking command of the Union army on March 10, 1864, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant boarded a steamer in Northern Virginia and headed toward Fort Monroe for what he hoped would be a landmark step in winning the Civil War. Arriving early on...
  • The Union fleet fills Hampton Roads

    No one watching the Union fleet in Hampton Roads in late April 1864 could have failed to notice when it began to swell to historic proportions. Stretching out nearly 10 miles, the giant collection of warships, transports, auxiliary vessels and barges...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gloucester smoke shop off-limits to armed forces personnel

    A Gloucester smoke shop is among eight in Hampton Roads that the Navy Region Mid-Atlantic has deemed off-limits to members of the armed forces. Hampton Pipe & Tobacco on Route 17 in the Gloucester Point area, located in the former Gloucester Public...
  • Wreck involving Gloucester Sheriff's deputy under investigation

    A collision Monday afternoon on Route 17 that involved a Gloucester County Sheriff's deputy and another motorist remains under investigation. The wreck occurred at the intersection of Route 17 and Tidemill Road, said First Sgt. Caren Sterling of the...
  • Gloucester-Mathews Free Clinic holds Casino Night fundraiser

    The Gloucester-Mathews Free Clinic is holding its 9th Annual "A Night at the Casino -- Vegas by the Bay" fundraiser on Saturday at the Abingdon Ruritan Club on Guinea Road. The event features gambling with "funny money," horse races, a silent auction...