In the wake of the embezzlement of over $200,000 in fire department funds in 2008 and 2009, Mathews County firefighters are wondering what the department’s financial picture is going to look like at year’s end.
The Mathews County Board of Supervisors questioned Commissioner of the Revenue Ray Hunley about vehicle tax assessments Tuesday afternoon during the monthly board meeting.
A subtropical low pressure system moving up the East Coast should bring plenty of rain and higher than normal tides to this area, according to the National Weather Service, Wakefield.
The Gloucester County Health Department reported its third positive rabies case of 2010 recently.
A 51-year-old Kilmarnock woman died after she was struck by a vehicle while crossing Route 17 just south of Gloucester Court House on Saturday night.
Though no formal vote was taken, a majority of the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors voiced support for a switch to categorical funding for the county’s school system during a joint work session between the two boards on Tuesday night in the Gloucester Library’s community room.
A ban on open burning has been adopted for Mathews County until further notice.
Mathews residents will be able to celebrate the county’s rich maritime history from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the fifth annual Maritime Heritage Day at Horn Harbor Marina, Port Haywood.