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  • The Hayes neighborhood of Seawell’s Trace is a real scream thanks to some of the festive residents going all out with Halloween decorations. Several of…

    Melany Slaughter October 21, 2020
  • Mathews County Planning and Zoning Director Thomas Jenkins snapped this sunrise photo last Thursday at Hole in the Wall while adjusting the flash settings on…

    Melany Slaughter October 21, 2020
  • Coastal Community Church, with a campus in Gloucester, held a backpack drive recently to help distribute Back to School items for those in need in…

    Melany Slaughter October 21, 2020

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After dramatic rise, new cases slow down locally (10/21/2020) - After a sharp rise in local COVID-19 cases last week, the ongoing increase slowed down this week, with 24 new cases in Gloucester, for a total of 337, and five new cases in Mathews, totaling 127 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. Hospitalizations increased slightly, with both counties adding two, for 17 in Gloucester and 10 in Mathews. There have been no new deaths, with Gloucester remaining at three and Mathews at zero. COVID-19…