A community leader, Diggs had a lifelong passion for history.
It’s the 36th anniversary for the festival.
The information gathered is used to help government officials make policy decisions.
The Virginia delegate has an idea for an alternative plan.
A great blue heron on Put-In Creek in Mathews waits for breakfast.
A Civil War-themed day camp was held Saturday at the Tompkins Cottage in Mathews Court House.
The equipment will eventually enable Hallieford residents to have internet speeds of up to 40 megabytes per second.
The Mathews Planning Commission was presented with a list of suggested items for future consideration.
Mathews Fire Department volunteers were glad to see justice done Monday, when Judge R. Bruce Long found former treasurer Paul Reardon guilty of embezzling the department’s funds and ordered him sent to jail, but they wonder if $200,000 is just the tip of the iceberg.
Paul Joseph Reardon, former treasurer of the Mathews Volunteer Fire Department, appeared before a packed courtroom in Mathews County on Monday and pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $200,000 over a two-year period from the organization he had served for 30 years.
A project to dredge Mathews County’s Put-In Creek and create a turning basin as a way to encourage visitors to come to the county by boat was shelved because of the impact dredging would have on wetlands.
Plans to dredge Put-In Creek to draw boaters to downtown Mathews were dropped by the county in May after the Army Corps of Engineers said permits for the project would be tough to come by. But at least a couple of folks think the county dropped the initiative too soon.
A 1929 Chris-Craft once owned by New York mafia boss Joseph “Socks” Lanza has been restored to much of its former glory by Poplar Grove resident Capt. Dick Cullison.
Mathews County Sheriff Danny Howlett is in the final phase of incorporating the county’s animal control operations into his office.