Current Conversations Podcast

Gloucester's Community Engagement & Public Information Department has launched the County's first Podcast, "Current Conversations." The podcast will feature a different topic each month and will be published the first Wednesday of each month on the County's website and where you listen to your favorite podcast.

Episode 3: A Candid Chat with Sheriff Darrell Warren (June 2021) 

For the June 2021 Current Conversations Podcast, Gloucester County Government partnered with the Gloucester County Sheriff's Office to feature the County's Sheriff, Darrell Warren. Be sure to check out this special episode as Sheriff Warren shares from his heart some of the cases that have impacted him the most over his lengthy career; about the challenges facing law enforcement officials today, a glimpse into the heroic efforts of Deputy Jon Holt, recruitment within the Department and much more. **DISCLAIMER: Some content contained within this podcast discusses past cases of suicide and tragic accidents. Though no names or locations are shared, listeners may find some of the information disturbing, and listener discretion is advised.**

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Episode 2: Preparing for Emergencies and Building Safety (May 2021) 

This month we focused on storm preparedness and building safety in Gloucester with special guests from Gloucester's Emergency Management and Building Inspections Departments! Tune in to hear all about what risks our area in particular faces in the event of a storm or natural disaster. Also, learn what you need to do to ensure your building is safe!

For more information, visit: https://www.gloucesterva.info/365/Emergency-Management or https://www.gloucesterva.info/172/Building-Inspection

Episode 1: Going Green in Gloucester (April 2021) 

This month we focused on going green in Gloucester with special guests from the Gloucester County’s Clean Community Coordinator, Elisabeth and Alexis from The Nurtury! Tune in to hear all about recycling tips & tricks and other green initiatives to try! Also, don’t forget Gloucester County’s Household Harmful Waste Collection event is happening April 17!

Links mentioned in the episode:

Clean Community Website: https://www.gloucesterva.info/204/Clean-Community

Clean Community Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Gloucester-County-Clean-Community-108906283824347

The Nurtury Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/theNurturyGlo

TerraCycle Loop Program: https://www.terracycle.com/en-US/pages/closed-loop-solutions#

TerraCycle Main Website: https://www.terracycle.com/en-US/

World Wildlife Federation: https://www.worldwildlife.org/initiatives/plastics

Precious Plastics: https://preciousplastic.com/

Kiss the Ground: https://kisstheground.com/

Pilot Episode (March 2021) 

Welcome to "Current Conversations," Gloucester County, Virginia's new podcast focused on covering what it important to you. Join us each month as we embark on any and all topics related to living, working and playing in "The Land of the Life Worth Living."

For this pilot episode, we are revisiting our recent Current Conversation with Dr. Richard Williams, MD MPH and Lisa Laurier, Population Health Manager, both of the Three Rivers Health District, providing the latest COVID-19 updates and information.