[Posted on Oct 18, 2017 | 775 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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The looming budget crisis

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President appeals to shipyard workers to fend off cuts

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Mathews seeks grants for downtown revitalization

Supervisors pledge to provide matching funds

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School board asks for $2.6M for Walker renovations

Will transform part of former school into office space

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Gore trial to be held next week

Couple’s young daughter was found starving and covered in her own waste in 2011

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County employees satisfied despite less-than-average pay, report says

Pay is nearly 14 percent below the midpoint of the market average

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Plans set for Clean Gloucester Day on March 9

Staging will take place at Main Street Center and on Guinea Road

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County gives school board Dec. 31 deadline to move to T.C. Walker

School board couldn’t decide how much money it wanted

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Pain at the pump

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Residents feel the effects of rising gas prices

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