[Posted on Oct 18, 2017 | 617 views]
Mathews supervisor candidate O.J. Cole, standing, addresses the crowd at last Wednesday’s NAACP forum at First Baptist Church. Also pictured, from left, are school board candidate Bambi Thompson, Democratic candidate for House of Delegates Sheila Crowley, school board candidate Beth Bond and, at right, supervisor candidate Amy Dubois. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Candidate forums in Mathews this past week attracted full houses, including this one at the Gwynn’s Island Civic Center. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Candidate forums in Mathews this past week attracted full houses, including this one at the Piankatank Ruritan CLub building, below. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Among the candidates running for the Mathews County Board of Supervisors in the November election are, from left, Amy Dubois, Tyrone Hudgins, Lynn Jaeger, and Marion "Pepper" Love. Not shown: O.J. Cole, Mike Walls, and Brian Hopkins. Photo by Charlie Koenig
The Mathews School Board candidates running in the November election are, from left, Stephanie Armistead, Beth Bond, Linda Hodges, Melissa Mason, and Bambi Thompson. Photo by Charlie Koenig
 

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School board to discuss Page tonight

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Paul Decker of Hunter’s Heaven has sold extra firearms during recent months

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Biden meets in Richmond to discuss gun violence

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Safe harbor

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Boats rest safely on icy morning

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Work on apparatus that opens and closes the span was carried out

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