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  • Gloucester seeks volunteers for various boards

    Gloucester County has several openings for residents to serve on boards and commissions. The open positions include: --One seat on the Mosquito Control District Commission, which provides direction and advice for the county's mosquito control program....
  • Gloucester awards contract for concessions at Gloucester Point Beach

    Gloucester County has awarded a contract to William C. Daum, operating as the "Krusty Krab," to offer concessions at Gloucester Point Beach Park this summer. The county has previously operated the concessions stand at the park. The county awarded...
  • VIMS Seafood Symposium coming up March 12

    VIMS Seafood Symposium coming up March 12
    The annual Chefs' Seafood Symposium will be held Tuesday, March 12, at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point. The education symposium, open to chefs, culinary students and representatives of the seafood industry, will feature...
  • Black history in Gloucester: From slave child to folk hero

     Black history in Gloucester: From slave child to folk hero
    Thomas Calhoun Walker was too young to know the difference when the Civil War brought him freedom. But even as an illiterate kid growing up in rural Gloucester during the 1870s, he knew his elders' annual readings of the Emancipation Proclamation at the...
  • Chris Hutson and Troy Andersen to hold town hall meeting on Feb. 25

    Gloucester Supervisor Chris Hutson and Gloucester School Board Member Troy Andersen, who both represent the Gloucester Point District, will hold a community meeting on Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Abingdon Elementary School library. The two...
  • Sequestration would reach far into the Virginia Peninsula community - and affect health services

    Sequestration would reach far into the Virginia Peninsula community - and affect health services
    Like a victim tied to buzz saw table in an old movie melodrama, federal, state and local agencies and departments, and a host of businesses and nonprofit organizations are watching with alarm as budget blades churn toward them. On Friday automatic...
  • Gloucester Point resident appointed to RCC board

    Gloucester Point resident James C. Phillips has been appointed by the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors as the county's representative to the Rappahannock Community College Board. Phillps was appointed to a four-year term. Phillips expanded...
  • Lower Middle Peninsula scores nearly $10 million in defense contracts

    Here is a list of companies in Gloucester, Mathews, Middlesex and the town of West Point that secured defense contracts in 2011. The list is compiled by The Center for Security Policy, an entity that identifies itself as a non-profit, non-partisan...
  • Gloucester Point resident appointed to board by governor

    Gloucester Point resident Dr. Barry Gross has been appointed by Gov. Bob McDonnell to the Eastern Virginia Medical School Board of Visitors. The appointment of Gross, executive vice president and chief medical officer of Riverside Health System, was...
  • Public Library numbers trend up, except at Gloucester Point

     
    If you're looking for proof that the construction on Route 17 in Gloucester Point has had an effect on businesses, just look at the numbers from the Gloucester Point Public Library branch. For the year, circulation is up when both......
  • Targets of Gloucester subpoenas fight back in Richmond court

     
    Four Gloucester residents are strenuously objecting to attempts by lawyers of three county supervisors and an ex-supervisor to get copies of their computer hard drives. John Adams, the former Gloucester Point supervisor, Louise Theberge, a county...