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[Posted on Feb 22, 2017 | 702 views]
Mathews High School assistant principal Alexis Foster performs on the guitar accompanied by John E. Smith Jr. on the piano during Friday’s Black History Month assembly at the school. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
The program’s guest speaker was Dr. Katina Ward, a 1991 MHS graduate who now serves as a program director for South University’s Virginia Beach campus. She is pictured at right with Mathews High School assistant principal Alexis Foster. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Mathews High School freshman Tylon Forrest played the drums during Friday’s Black History Month program. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Participants in the African American History Assembly at Mathews High School were, from left, Assistant Principal Alexis Foster, Dr. Katina Ward, soloist Cynthia Hayes, and pianist John E. Smith Jr. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Preliminary music was performed by the MHS Jazz Combo. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
 
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School board to discuss Page tonight

Special meeting to be held at 5:30 p.m. at T.C. Walker Education Center

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Rabid calf reported in Foster

Farmer and his daughter being treated with shots

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Gun dealers see spike in purchases

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

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‘We have an obligation to act’

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Biden meets in Richmond to discuss gun violence

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Elliott Hogge elected VP of Ruritan National

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Vote held during convention in Covington, Ky.

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Gloucester relinquishes dental clinic

...so another area in need can be served

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Safe harbor

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Boats rest safely on icy morning

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Resource council being formed in Mathews

Resulting network would benefit residents

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VDOT administrator questioned about county’s drainage problems

Ditches deeper than culverts cause water to pool in yards

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Coleman Bridge repairs unaffected by weather

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

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More than 70 percent of Middle Peninsula’s workforce commutes

Nearly 30,000 workers leave the Middle Peninsula for their jobs

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Twigg Bridge to have brief closures today

Traffic will be stopped for five-minute periods

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