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Letter: A message of unity

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

First, the Mathews County Board of Supervisors extends a thank you to all county citizens as we have collaborated together to do everything possible to create a safe space during this pandemic. Mathews County still has low numbers and we want to continue to do everything possible to keep the numbers low by wearing a mask and practicing social distancing. This is especially important as we are now in Phase II.

Second, as much as we often think of our small community as being in a “fish bowl,” we are not and the events and activities of the world impact our lives on a daily basis. Technology has given us the opportunity to see great events and horrific events. This is so as we saw the killing of George Floyd. The Mathews County Board of Supervisors mourns with the family of George Floyd. We are proud of the way our community rallied together in a peaceful demonstration against racism and police brutality.

Additionally, we extend a huge thank you to the ...

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