The 36th Mathews Market Days celebration, known as “The Showcase of a Creative Community,” will kick off Friday and continue through Saturday in and around Main Street, Mathews.
The ultralight flyover, a special tradition in Mathews, will again take place during opening ceremonies of Mathews Market Days on Saturday morning.
Trailers have been set up in the parking lot of the Piankatank Ruritan Club at Hudgins and an office is opening today on Court Street in downtown Mathews for the upcoming National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
Hurricane Earl wasn’t being forecast to make landfall on the East Coast as of noon Wednesday, but officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the National Hurricane Center said that could change by Thursday.
Plans to dredge Put-In Creek to attract boaters to the Mathews Court House area may still have some life, after the Mathews Board of Supervisors gave the go-ahead Tuesday night to an Army Corps of Engineers’ study.
The winning 2010 Mathews Market Days poster will be unveiled during a reception at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Mathews Memorial Library.
After over two years of diligent work on behalf of county staff and pages of input from Mathews citizens, the county’s updated Comprehensive Plan is ready to go before public hearing and the county’s board of supervisors.
A two-story home on Old Garden Creek Road in Mathews was destroyed in a fire late Monday afternoon.