[Posted on Jan 21, 2015 | 432 views]
Joszette Forrest-Jones of Detroit, second from left, was the keynote speaker during the Mathews chapter of the NAACP’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day ceremony on Sunday. Also participating in the service were, from left, the Rev. Eric Robinson, pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Mathews NAACP president Raymond Willis, and Alexis Foster. Music was by the Ebenezer Baptist Church Male Chorus. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Joszette Forrest-Jones of Detroit was the guest speaker at Sunday's Martin Luther King Jr. Day ceremony at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Cobbs Creek. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Ebenezer Baptist Church in Cobbs Creek was packed with celebrants for the Mathews NAACP's ceremony observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Sunday. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
 
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Storm damages lower Gloucester

Photo: Tidemill Road resident Alice West stands next to the roof that was lifted off her backyard patio during Friday’s strong storm, just missing her house. A large tree next to her home was also uprooted, causing minor damage. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Some of the strongest winds throughout the entire area were felt at Gloucester Point and Hayes.

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Emergency closure approved for fishery

Speckled trout season will be closed during March, maybe longer

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Schools, sheriff need more money in coming year

Board agrees to refinance 2006 school bond issue

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