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Tribal dance (7/28/2021) - Members of the Rappahannock Tribe led the Gloucester Museum of History’s History Camp last Wednesday. Ashlee Harless, above, and Carmella Dunlap led the kids in one of the tribe’s dances.…
$1M grant to be used to support living shorelines (7/28/2021) - The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation has received a $1 million grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to expand the implementation of living shorelines in rural coastal…
Suspending off-season operations would be a mistake (7/28/2021) - For over 50 years, Coast Guard Station Milford Haven has protected life and commerce throughout the waterways of the Northern Neck, Middle Peninsula and the middle Chesapeake Bay. All that…
Brief delays expected next week on Norris Bridge (7/28/2021) - Beginning Monday and continuing through Friday, Aug. 6, Route 3 travelers can expect brief, daytime delays crossing the Robert O. Norris Bridge over the Rappahannock River between Middlesex and Lancaster…
Middlesex farmer wins Clean Water Farm Award (7/28/2021) - Jason Benton of Benton Farms Inc. was recently presented the Chesapeake Bay Coastal Clean Water Farm Award for 2020. “The COVID-19 pandemic has made it difficult to properly recognize his…
‘Camp Nelda’ (7/28/2021) - Gracie Langhan, granddaughter of Stuart and Nelda Gibbs, is in Mathews for the week attending “Camp Nelda.” Mornings this week she is working packaging desserts for the county’s Meals on…
Mathews blood drive collects 66 units (7/28/2021) - The Mathews community blood drive, held on July 20 at the Piankatank Ruritan Club building in Hudgins, exceeded its 65-unit goal by a single unit, according to drive coordinator Nan…
Rep. Wittman to hold public meeting Monday on Milford Haven USCG station (7/28/2021) - Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Montross) has come out strongly in favor of having Station Milford Haven in Mathews remain a full-time, year-round Coast Guard facility. According to a spokesman for the…
THMS to host Halloween Car Show, Trunk or Treat fundraiser (7/28/2021) - Thomas Hunter Middle School in Mathews will be hosting its second Car Show and Trunk or Treat fundraiser again this fall over Halloween weekend on Saturday, Oct. 30. The show…
A day of history (7/28/2021) - Several members of the Capt. Sally Tompkins chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy enjoyed a day celebrating American history in Richmond on Sunday. They began their day at…
70-year pin (7/28/2021) - G. Bernard Dungan, Grand Master of Virginia Masons in 2007, at right, presented Hugh C. Wyatt with his 70-year Masonic Veterans’ pin and certificate at the July 7 stated meeting…
Two public hearings to be held Tuesday in Gloucester (7/28/2021) - The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors will hold a pair of public hearings next week. Supervisors will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the colonial courthouse. The first public hearing…
Get a shot … and a scoop (7/28/2021) - As COVID-19 cases rise and younger people are increasingly affected by the Delta variant, Virginia is getting creative with its vaccination outreach, offering various incentives for the vaccine-hesitant to reconsider…
Sentara Norfolk ranked No. 1 hospital in region (7/28/2021) - Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Hampton Roads, is tied for the No. 3 hospital in Virginia, and has earned a Top 50 national ranking…
Stuck open (7/28/2021) - The Coleman Bridge was stuck open for a couple hours Monday morning, causing long lines of traffic. Above, the view of southbound vehicles waiting to leave Gloucester Point. Traffic cleared…
Planning for Mathews Market Days in full swing (7/28/2021) - With Mathews Market Days less than 50 days away, planning for the annual festival is in full swing. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday,…
Dennis Chambers gets life, plus 40 years (7/28/2021) - Dennis Dwayne Chambers, 61, of Gloucester was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years in prison for the aggravated malicious wounding of his wife, Corena Chambers, and life in prison for the…
Guinea Jubilee back this year with new leadership (7/28/2021) - After being canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Guinea Jubilee is back and will celebrate its 41st year this September with new festival leaders. Spouses Nick and…
Christmas in July: Mathews teacher leads local shoebox outreach mission (7/28/2021) - Children in impoverished areas all over the world look forward to receiving a “shoebox gift” filled with toys, games, clothing, hygiene products and other necessities every year. One local teacher…
Buyboat reunion comes to Port Haywood (7/28/2021) - Hudgins Horn Harbor Marina will be filled with buyboats as it hosts the 2021 Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Reunion on Aug 6 through 8. Jeannie Hudgins of Hudgins Horn Harbor Marina…
COVID-19 cases surge among unvaccinated (7/28/2021) - With the United States in a pandemic surge among unvaccinated people, COVID-19 cases doubled across Virginia during the past week, and they’re continuing to rise in the Three Rivers Health…
Audiology Offices shares information on Over the Counter hearing aids (7/28/2021) - Over-the-counter hearing aids have been in the news recently following President Joe Biden’s executive order designed to improve public accessibility and affordability of the devices. Dr. Ann DePaolo Wietsma of…
Hospital association supports vaccine requirement for health care workers (7/28/2021) - The Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association has issued a statement in support of COVID-19 vaccine requirements for health care workers. The statement points out that, since the vaccine became available,…
Funds to be sought for Mathews broadband project (7/21/2021) - The Mathews County Broadband Advisory Board will be asking county supervisors to approve several measures when BAB chair Judy Rowe makes her monthly presentation to the board next week. Supervisors…
Project to provide broadband access to 7,200 homes on Northern Neck (7/21/2021) - A cooperative broadband project that will provide broadband to 7,200 currently unserved households and businesses on the Northern Neck has been awarded a $10 million grant from the Virginia Telecommunications…