May 14, 2021
A publication by Gloucester's Department of Community Engagement and Public Information
New Elementary Zone Lines Adopted

On April 28, 2021, the Gloucester County School Board approved a recommendation for adjustments to several elementary attendance zones to address enrollment across several GCPS elementary schools, effective in the 2021-22 school year.

To view specific areas of redistricting, visit here. For specific questions, call 804-693-5300.

Corley Hired as Gloucester’s New Tourism Coordinator

Katey Legg, Gloucester’s Parks, Recreation and Tourism Director is pleased to announce that Brooke Corley has been hired as the County’s new Tourism Coordinator. Originally from Charlotte, NC, Corley brings a wealth of tourism-related experience and enthusiasm about local history to the position. She started in her new role with the County May 3.

To read more about Brooke and her plans for marketing why Gloucester is a great place to come, visit here.
Online Real Estate Inquiry Tool Now Available

Gloucester County Treasurer Tara Thomas recently announced that the Treasurer’s Office has launched an online tool for members of the public to access Real Estate Tax information without having to contact the office. 

Users are able to search via Parcel ID, Owner Name, or Parcel Address. For more information, visit here.
Building Safety Month Being Celebrated by Building Inspection Office

The month of May is being celebrated worldwide as Building Safety Month. We are grateful to have a set of amazing staff members in our Building Inspection Department, each of whom are eager to assist you in any way they can to help keep you safe - both in your homes and in the public spaces you may visit.

Virtual Job Fair to be held May 25
Now that the economy is beginning to make some recovery and more and more Virginia employers are resuming business and reopening, THE SUSPENSION OF THE ACTIVE WORK SEARCH REQUIREMENT IS BEING LIFTED.

Gloucester County, Virginia Government has partnered with several other agencies to launch its first virtual job fair, “Let’s Get Back to Work, Middle Peninsula!” The event will feature large employers and small businesses and is scheduled for May 25 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Now is the time to register and become familiar with the system prior to job fair day! For more information about the virtual job fair, call the Community Engagement and Public Information Department at 804-693-5730. 
Gloucester County Announces Projects to Promote Cycling on the Cusp of National Bike Month

Gloucester County is encouraging all residents to “Share the Road” during National Bike Month in May, and especially during National Bike to Work Week, which will be observed May 17-22. The County, through its newly established Transportation Planning Advisory Committee (TPAC), is also highlighting several local projects that are forthcoming to impact cyclists and pedestrians. 

For more information on these projects, visit here.
Gloucester County’s Restaurant Industry Shows Positive Growth During Pandemic

Gloucester County is experiencing an influx of new restaurants despite the pandemic. Restaurant owners say their Gloucester locations are exceeding expectations. Owning a restaurant in Gloucester is unique because in addition to serving local residents, restaurateurs serve residents from several other localities on the Middle Peninsula. This equates to over 80,000 customers supporting the local economy.

For more information on doing business in Gloucester, contact the County’s Economic Development Department at 804-693-1415 or visit
Symphony Under the Stars to Return Next Month

The Cook Foundation and the Gloucester Arts Festival is pleased to announce that the Symphony under the Stars FREE Family Concert will return this year but in a different location. The free family concert will take place at Woodville Park on Saturday, June 5th at 8:00PM. The June 5th concert will feature the Virginia Symphony orchestra conducted by Dr. Paul Bhasin. Woodville Park is a Gloucester County-owned park located at 3904 Woodville Park Road. 

The Cook Foundation is partnering with Gloucester County Parks, Recreation & Tourism to hold the concert and accommodate the maximum amount of people allowed by the COVID-19 guidelines. The foundation asks that all in attendance adhere to the current COVID-19 standards and guidelines.
Parking must be reserved if you plan on attending the concert. Go to to reserve your parking spot at Woodville Park & Abingdon Elementary & Abingdon Park.  
Gloucester County is Currently Recruiting!

We have Exciting Opportunities available! Are you looking for a career opportunity? What about a part-time opportunity? We have BOTH! We want YOU to join our phenomenal team!

Gloucester County is recruiting for:
• Assistant Commonwealth Attorney I
• Class I Water Treatment Plant Operator
• Community Engagement Coordinator – Abingdon Elementary
• Part-Time Library Specialist - Bookmobile

Don’t forget to check out all of our opportunities and apply at

New Post on Money, Health and Other Things

This week, the Virginia Cooperative Extension will replay a previous post on three things to know about well water, and be sure to check out information on its upcoming Well Water Clinic!

Have a community event coming up? Consider listing it in The Bee Line Events Calendar!

Town Crier | 804-693-5730 | Contact Us |
6382 Main Street
Gloucester, Virginia 23061