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Former TOPGUN instructor to speak at luncheon (11/9/2021) - The Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck chapter of the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society will hold its monthly luncheon next Thursday, Nov. 18, at 11:30 a.m. at the Pilot House Restaurant, Topping. A…
Hot Club of San Francisco to perform Saturday (11/9/2021) - Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts 2021-2022 season, “We’re Back on Track,” gets underway in earnest this Saturday with the third of nine scheduled shows at the Lancaster Middle School, beginning…
SAR chapter to hold luncheon meeting Tuesday (11/9/2021) - The Richard Henry Lee chapter of the Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution will hold a luncheon meeting at the Indian Creek Yacht & Country Club, Kilmarnock,…
‘DNA 101’ talk Saturday (11/9/2021) - DNA will be the subject of a genealogy talk offered by the Middle Peninsula African-American Genealogical and Historical Society at 11 a.m. Saturday. The meeting will be held virtually. Bessida…
Busy Sunday (11/9/2021) - Members of Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue had a busy Sunday. In the early afternoon, units responded to the scene of a utility pole/electrical fire on Route 17 near LightHouse…
Planners vote to recommend Hayes rezoning case (11/9/2021) - The Gloucester Planning Commission unanimously voted to recommend approval for a rezoning application on a Hayes parcel during last Thursday night’s meeting. Owner Elizabeth Flanary and applicant Vernon Soriano requested…
Borden to share memories of ‘Dog-Town’ (11/9/2021) - The Gloucester Genealogical Society of Virginia will meet at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 22, in the community room of Gloucester Library, Main Street Center. The meeting is free and…
Blood drive Nov. 23 at Abingdon Ruritan Club (11/9/2021) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expecting a severe flu season this year, and that could have a negative impact on the nation’s already-struggling blood supply, according to…
Mathews Christmas Store collecting donations (11/9/2021) - After overcoming “an insanely unusual and difficult year,” the Mathews County Christmas Store is back once again, with collections underway for Mathews children and families, a release stated. Working together…
Library ready to help crabbers meet reporting requirement (11/9/2021) - Mathews Memorial Library Director Bette Dillehay is always looking for ways the library can serve the community, so when she learned about a new VMRC rule requiring crabbers to shift…
Market Days poster sale to be held Dec. 4 (11/9/2021) - Even though this year’s event was canceled, the Mathews Market Days Committee will still be holding the Mathews Market Days poster sale from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday,…
Guest chef (11/9/2021) - Neal Steele, left, Morning Show host at Xtra 99.1 FM, was a guest on the most recent episode of the Gloucester Library Kitchen video series. He assisted Library Chef Chris…
Library holds jigsaw puzzle competition (11/9/2021) - The Gloucester Library held its first Jigsaw Puzzle Showdown competition Friday at the Main Street Center location. The team of Stephanie Conley and Josephine Hurd claimed first place and Laura…
Legion hosts breakfast Saturday (11/9/2021) - American Legion Post 75, Gloucester, will host its Community Breakfast on Saturday from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the post home off Route 17, south of Gloucester Court House. The…
Car show benefits Venturing Crew 111 (11/9/2021) - Boy Scout Venturing Crew 111 will hold a benefit car show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Ware Episcopal Church, 7825 John Clayton Memorial Highway, Gloucester. The show…
Santa Run (11/9/2021) - Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue has announced the return of its annual Santa Run. The tentative 2021 Santa Run schedule is as follows: Nov. 27 (Guinea Neck from Lillaston east),…
Toys for Tots program underway (11/9/2021) - The Toys for Tots program is well underway, with collection boxes set up in business, schools and other locations throughout the Middle Peninsula, according to local coordinator Jodey Clements of…
Grief support for parents offered at Gloucester Library (11/9/2021) - Addy’s Colors, a local nonprofit organization that helps children with chronic illnesses and their families, including families that have experienced the death of a child, will hold in-person grief support…
Surviving COVID: Hayes man shares message of hope after grueling battle (11/9/2021) - After a long and life-threatening fight with COVID-19, one Hayes man chooses to inspire hope in spite of his struggles. Alfred Little Jr. began showing symptoms of COVID-19 the first…
Jennifer Hart has an exceptional heart (11/9/2021) - Jennifer Hart exudes joy and positivity as a Christian lady who is grateful for her successes and smiles continuously. Her talents are many and she uses them all. Hart came…
Gloucester board allocates remaining ARPA funds (11/9/2021) - Gloucester supervisors allocated the remaining $439,016 of the county’s year-one American Rescue Plan Act funds to projects for public utilities and the Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic during a meeting held…
Vaccinations underway for children (11/9/2021) - The COVID-19 vaccination program for 5-11 year olds is now underway in the Three Rivers Health District, using the Pfizer vaccine in medical offices and schools. No local vaccine clinics…
Hearings held on ‘no wake’ signs, livestock issue (11/9/2021) - The Mathews County Board of Supervisors held three public hearings during its Oct. 25 board meeting at Mathews High School. The hearings were on the establishment of two no wake…
Hot dog and chili sale (11/9/2021) - Mathews Historical Museum held its Hot Dog and Chili sale and auction on Saturday, Oct. 30. Pictured above is Barbara Bass dressed as a pumpkin for the Halloween weekend, greeting…
Suicide prevention walk to be held Nov. 13 (11/3/2021) - “Walk for a New Day,” a suicide prevention walk, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 13 on Main Street in Gloucester. The event, sponsored by…
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