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15 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Gloucester resident honored for herorism

Michael Hedrick of Gloucester was awarded a Certificate of Valor at the July meeting of the Gloucester County Republican Committee.

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Related Topix: Gloucester, VA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Gloucester man arrested for string of York Co. restaurant, auto part store robberies

A 27-year-old Gloucester County man has been arrested by York-Poquoson Sheriff's Investigators in connection to the recent string of robberies at auto parts stores and Chinese restaurants in York County over the past month.

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Related Topix: Gloucester, VA, Advance Auto Parts, Retail, Auto Parts

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NJ.com

Salem County Jail expansion proposes a 780-bed facility

Deputy Warden Anthony Wright, Confidential adminstrator Diana Headman, Deputy Freeholder Director Dale Cross, Warden Ray Skradzinski and Sheriff Charles Miller discuss a proposal to expand the Salem County Correctional Facility that would allow them to house all of Gloucester County's inmates on Friday, July 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Prison, Salem County, VA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Volunteer oyster gardeners wanted to help build Chesapeake Bay sanctuary reefs | Gardening

More than 300 volunteers actively grow oysters in Virginia about 230 in Hampton Roads and 100 on the Peninsula and in Gloucester County to help the Chesapeake Bay Foundation establish sanctuary reefs along local waterways, according to Chuck Epes, spokesman for the foundation.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Gloucester Point, VA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Gloucester planners to hold public hearing on flood ordinance

The Gloucester County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the county's updated Floodplain Management Plan on August 7. On August 5, Curry said he expects the Board of Supervisors to discuss setting a public hearing for the plan to be held on Sept.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

VMRC revokes licenses over oyster violations

The commercial fishing licenses of four local watermen were revoked Tuesday for numerous and repeated criminal oyster violations, according to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission .

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Related Topix: Gloucester, VA, Newport News, VA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Kathy Van Mullekom: Snakes in your yard can be a healthy thing, especially if you have pests they eat

In Gloucester County , gardener Judith Haynes shares a photo of a rather large kingsnake burying into soil next to her deck.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Blues, Newport News, VA, Virginia Beach, VA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

NJ.com

Former Gloucester County Sheriff's officer claims sex assault, sues county

She says the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office deemed the sex assault claim unfounded but implies the investigation may have been bogus.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Gloucester County's IT department earns national recognition

Gloucester County 's Information Technology Department announced today that it has received the 2014 Digital Counties Survey award from the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties .

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Three charged in Middlesex double shooting

Three men have been charged in connection with a double shooting in Middlesex County early Saturday that left a Gloucester County man dead and another man injured.

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Related Topix: Middlesex County, VA, Gloucester, VA, Saluda, VA

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Gloucester volunteer historian honored with national award

Gloucester volunteer and historical committee member William "Bill" Lawrence has been named the recipient of an award of merit for leadership in history from the American Association for State and Local History.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

NJ.com

Wall of Heroes: Pfc. Guy L. Schaeffer

Pfc. Guy L. Schaeffer served with 1st Platoon, A Co., 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, United States Army, during the Vietnam War.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Former Salem County resident named Distinguished Alumna at Salem Community College

Boyle is editor of EyeWorld magazine in Virginia. Joining her for the presentation were President Pictured, left to right, Joan M. Baillie, Board of Trustees Chair John G. Ashcraft, Alumni Association President Candice Racite, Foundation Executive Director Linda P. Smith and Foundation Co-Chair Ceil Smith are pictured with Boyle.

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Related Topix: Salem County, VA, Journalism, Rowan University

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