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Mathews board in turmoil; Love resigns

Turmoil continued last Thursday with the Mathews County Board of Supervisors as they met in closed session for the second time in as many weeks to discuss the county’s service agreement with County Attorney Daniel Stuck.

Although the meeting still ended with the termination of the agreement between Stuck and the county, the severance was markedly different, with Stuck drafting a resolution saying it was a mutual agreement that was in the best interest of both parties, and that he would stay on until April 30 at the board’s request so the county wouldn’t be without legal representation.

But Stuck’s resignation wasn’t the only one that occurred during the meeting. Supervisor Pepper Love was seen walking out during the closed session, and he said later that he had submitted his letter of resignation before leaving. The letter cited betrayal and a comment by staff that the board had “made Mathews a laughing stock.”

“For this I apologize to...

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