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WMCL elects 2022 officers (11/23/2021) - The West Mathews Community League has elected officers for 2022 as follows:Al DeWitt, president; Gary Edmondson, vice president; David Machen, treasurer; Maureen Frank, alternate treasurer; Lisa Deaton and Sue Freeman,…
Christmas Store donation (11/23/2021) - Lori Roscher, at left, treasurer of the Piankatank Ruritan Club, presents a $250 donation to Lauren Oden of Mathews Social Services for the Christmas Store. The annual event will be…
Booster clinic (11/23/2021) - Mathews Branch NAACP president Edith Turner sits with Elizabeth Brown and Angie Ingram of the Mathews Circuit Court Clerk’s Office, from left, after Manning and Ingram had received their Moderna…
Local sales tax revenue increase driven by online purchases (11/23/2021) - State sales tax revenues dramatically increased in Gloucester and Mathews over the first six months of 2021, but the increase in sales reflected by the larger tax revenues doesn’t represent…
Ron and Debbie Lambert to lead Mathews parade (11/23/2021) - Preparations are underway for this year’s Mathews Christmas Parade, which will be held on Saturday, Dec. 11, presented by the Mathews Visitor and Information Center. The parade starts at 1…
Leases approved for broadband towers (11/23/2021) - Broadband proposals brought before the Mathews County Board of Supervisors have generally received unanimous support from board members, but that didn’t happen during Monday night’s board meeting. With broadband efforts…
9 apply for school board vacancy (11/23/2021) - Nine candidates have offered their names for consideration to fill the interim vacancy on the Mathews County School Board left by the resignation of member Jeanice Sadler. A special meeting/public…
Poster sale (11/17/2021) - Mathews Market Days Committee will hold the Mathews Market Days poster sale on Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Bay School Community Arts Center. Pictured at…
Moderna booster clinic Monday at North (11/17/2021) - The Mathews Branch NAACP, Emmaus Baptist Church, and the Three Rivers Health District will hold a COVID-19 Moderna Booster Vaccination Clinic from 2:30-5 p.m. Monday at Emmaus Baptist Church, 13974…
Offices close half-day Wednesday for Thanksgiving (11/17/2021) - All courts and county offices in Gloucester and Mathews will close at noon next Wednesday, Nov. 24, and remain closed through Friday, Nov. 26, for the Thanksgiving holiday. DMV customer…
Early deadlines next week (11/17/2021) - Early deadlines will be in effect for the Nov. 25 Thanksgiving issue of the Gazette-Journal in an effort to get the paper to the post office before the holiday. Classified…
Jan. 6 participants sentenced to home detention (11/17/2021) - Two Mathews residents who participated in the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 received one-month terms in home detention as well as other penalties during sentencing on Nov.…
COVID-19 case rates begin to climb (11/17/2021) - COVID-19 case rates began to climb again during the past week in Virginia and across the U.S. According to the weekly report from Dr. Richard Williams, medical director of the…
Planners recommend approval for new Dollar General in Mathews (11/17/2021) - The Mathews Planning Commission voted to recommend approval for a conditional use permit to build a Dollar General in Cobbs Creek during its joint meeting with the Board of Supervisors…
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,…
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…
Car, truck and bike show Saturday in Mathews (11/3/2021) - A car, truck and bike show to benefit Sylvia Monroe will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 3977 Buckley Hall Road, Cobbs Creek. Monroe was injured…
Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday (11/3/2021) - Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday. Residents should set their timepieces back one hour upon retiring Saturday night. They will thus arise on Eastern Standard Time on Sunday…
Republicans sweep statewide offices (11/3/2021) - Voters in Gloucester and Mathews counties, along with the rest of the commonwealth, supported the Republican candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general, resulting in that party’s sweep in…
In local races (11/3/2021) - GOP candidates take Mathews board seats BY SHERRY HAMILTON Candidates for the Mathews County Board of Supervisors who were the nominees of the Mathews Republican Committee as well as the…
Early deadlines next week (11/3/2021) - Early deadlines will be in effect for the Nov. 11 issue of the Gazette-Journal in an effort to get the paper to the post office before the Veterans Day holiday…
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