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Editorial: Turmoil

The Mathews County Board of Supervisors appears to be in a state of turmoil. For the good of the county, its members need to get their act together … quickly.

On Feb. 7, the board met in closed session and voted to remove Daniel Stuck as county attorney. One of the board members—Amy Dubois—stayed away from that hastily-called meeting out of concerns over its legality (it having been called only hours before).

Last Thursday, the board met again in closed session (this time with ample notice provided). While behind closed doors, the board and Stuck had worked out a mutual parting of the ways. Supervisor Pepper Love walked out and subsequently submitted his resignation from the board.

“I have set a high standard for myself and how I serve the people of Mathews County,” Love wrote. “I also set high standards for the employees of Mathews County; of having high moral character, being honest and truthful. I feel I have been betrayed. I have always said ...

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