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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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Procedures questioned following rabid skunk attack

These cows were exposed to a rabid skunk last week.

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G-M Care Clinic to open new facility

A “soft opening” of the new facility is scheduled for Tuesday.

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Volunteers ask for better radios

Representatives of the Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad and Mathews Volunteer Fire Department made a plea to supervisors Tuesday night.

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Bread for Life Food Pantry expands to meet growing need

The pantry held its fifth anniversary celebration March 19.

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Crab pot season off to slow start

It will probably be two weeks before the water’s warm enough to catch crabs.

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Stormwater issue to come before board Tuesday

Action taken by the board of supervisors Tuesday night will shape the program advertised for a public hearing at the May 6 meeting of the board.

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Extra, Extra: Two centuries of local news goes on sale in Gloucester

The book, “Gloucester and Mathews Newspaper Articles,” chronicles the day-to-day activities in Gloucester and Mathews.

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Bill Walters cited for 50 years in Coast Guard Auxiliary

Walters has gone through the chairs of officership and appointed position many times over.

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Judge hands down life sentence in Gloucester Point rape case

James Kenneth Tustin, 24, pleaded guilty to the charges in November.

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GUEST shelter wraps up first winter season

About 35 individuals stayed at the shelter over the course of the winter.

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County departments defend their budgets at work session

Gloucester’s budget for the next fiscal year is scheduled to be adopted April 15.

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