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2 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Gloucester supervisors approve 2014-15 budget

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a $60 million fiscal year 2014-15 budget that includes no tax rate increases and no new borrowing.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Bill Jenkins and the Virginia Mountain Boys bring bluegrass ballads to the Hampton History Museum

Bill Jenkins, the cross-picking guitar virtuoso from Gloucester County , will be performing with his Virginia Mountain Boys at the Hampton History Museum at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Jersey Journal

CASA welcomes new child advocates; seeks additional volunteers

CASA of Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties recently had six new volunteers sworn in by Superior Court judges in Gloucester and Cumberland counties to serve as advocates to speak in the best interests of abused and neglected children in court.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Gloucester supervisors consider cutting contribution to Humane Society

The Board of Supervisors is targeting as a possible item to cut from the fiscal year 2014-15 budget its annual $45,000 contribution to the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Gloucester resident victim 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.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

April 07: Feedback from newspaper readers

Steven Tozer, a wounded Army veteran, has 13 felony convictions and has been sentenced to serve nearly five years in prison for a series of 2013 daylight burglaries in rural Gloucester County .

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Jailed Iraq veteran turns to governor for help

Steven Browning Tozer, 28, of Gloucester, is a wounded Army veteran who has been sentenced to nearly 5 years in prison for a series of daytime burglaries.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Gloucester, VA, 9, Explosion

Thu Apr 03, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

PD: Stolen company card used to buy $15K in gas

Two men are facing charges after police say they stole the company credit card and used it to buy gas for their personal vehicles, spending more than $10,000.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

A daffodil love fest

Tomas Abrams sells Joanne Rodgers a daffodil bouquet at the 2012 Daffodil Festival in Gloucester on Saturday, March 24. "Oh, this weather," sighed Heath, who is the co-owner of Brent & Becky's Bulbs.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Crime doesn't pay, especially for Gloucester taxpayers

The proposed budget for fiscal year 2014-15 for the Gloucester County Sheriff's Office is $5 million and Sheriff Darrell Warren would like to add two deputies to respond to increasing demands with a the same number of personnel that is essentially unchanged for more than 10 years.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Gloucester man injured, hospitalized after breaking into home

A Gloucester man apparently picked the wrong house to break into after sheriff's investigators say he was injured during a struggle with one of the residents.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

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.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Gloucester car salesman jailed on charges of having sex with teen girl

A salesman at a local car dealership has been arrested and jailed on charges that he had sex repeatedly with a young teenage girl last summer before the relationship was discovered by a member of his family.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Gloucester historical site on Robins Neck named to Virginia Landmarks Register

An area that was home to one of the earliest documented dwellings in Gloucester County has been added to the Virginia Landmarks Register.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Woman who died trying to save grandkids to be honored

A 54-year-old woman who died trying to save her grandchildren from a Gloucester County house fire last year will receive the Carnegie Medal.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Gloucester rapist James Tustin sentenced to life in prison

Struggling to find a word that described the ferocity of the violence that convicted rapist James Kenneth Tustin inflicted on the woman he punched, choked, raped and sodomized last May, visiting Judge Louis Lerner did not hesitate when it came to fashioning a sentence.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

National white supremacist group's feud spills into Gloucester County Circuit Court

An internal feud of a high-profile organization in the national white supremacy movement has spilled over into Gloucester, with six members of the National Alliance asking a judge to remove the group's three top officers - one of whom lives in the Guinea area - and to issue a judgment against them of $2 million.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Gloucester Sheriff's deputy cited in Route 17 traffic accident

A Gloucester County Sheriff's deputy has been issued a traffic infraction ticket for disregarding a traffic signal after running a red light and causing an accident on Route 17. The accident occurred Monday about 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Route 17 and Tidemill Road when a sheriff's deputy turned left onto the southbound lanes of the highway ... (more)

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

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.

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

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Like a toddler at a toy storeOld Man Winter just does not want to leave. Since last night we have had freezing rain and sleet in our inland and northern locations.

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