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New high school at Cobbs Creek has opened

110 YEARS AGOThursday, Oct. 13, 1910from the Mathews Journal

Piankitank District has taken on a boom this year. The fine new High School at Cobbs Creek opened on Monday with a full corps of teachers and an attendance of over ninety children.

There has also been a new building provided on Gwynn’s Island which opened last week and is running smoothly. Great credit is due the good people of both sections for their interest in school work.

100 YEARS AGOThursday, Oct. 14, 1920from the Gloucester Gazette

The government dirigible, C-3, passed over Gloucester yesterday afternoon, and one of those aboard her, Lieut. B.N. Johnson, dropped a letter for Mr. J.E. Cox, of the Hotel Botetourt. The message from Lieut. Johnson, who was a guest at the hotel some months ago, read as follows: “Dear Mr. Cox and friends—Mr. Seawall and I will visit you again in December, so kindly stand by for turkeys. Mr. Edwards’ family were over yesterday to visit me. Give my regards to Mr. and Mrs. Rose and...

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