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Mathews school board considers textbook adoption (5/18/2022) - The Mathews County School Board took up the somewhat contentious issue of textbook adoption Tuesday night, with the board approving five high school science texts, as well as two for…
Tour de Chesapeake returns this weekend (5/18/2022) - Mathews County, the Mathews County Visitor and Information Center and Mathews Land Conservancy are teaming up to host this weekend’s 23rd annual Tour de Chesapeake cycling event. Registration begins Friday…
Planners recommend approval of Dollar General (5/18/2022) - By Melany Slaughter The Mathews Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission held a joint meeting Tuesday night in the historic courthouse to conduct two public hearings issues, including one on…
Sand displacement (5/18/2022) - A considerable amount of sand displacement occurred at Bethel Beach Natural Area Preserve in Mathews during last week’s storms and high tides. A large amount of fine sand was deposited…
MOC to add relay option for this year’s marathon (5/18/2022) - Mathews Outdoor Club will include a relay option for those participating in the second annual Mathews Marathon and Half Marathon, which will take place on Oct. 15. Those who wish…
Community yard sale set for June 4 (5/18/2022) - The Mathews Countywide Yard Sale is scheduled for Saturday, June 4, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Mathews County Visitor and Information Center is accepting vendor applications for the…
Mathews NAACP membership drive underway (5/18/2022) - The annual membership drive for the Mathews Branch NAACP has begun and will continue through June. The branch has been serving Mathews County since 1944. Membership is open to anyone…
‘Conversations with Watermen’ available on video (5/18/2022) - A two-hour session, “Conversations with Watermen,” conducted May 7 as part of May Faire was videotaped and is now available for public viewing.Five Mathews watermen—J.C. Hudgins, Chris Pritchett, Arnold Ripley,…
DMV introduces new Mileage Choice program (5/18/2022) - Beginning July 1, Virginians who own a fuel-efficient vehicle may be able to save money on their highway use fee by enrolling in the new Mileage Choice program, according to…
Riverside, Sentara continue to monitor global IV fluid shortage (5/18/2022) - Riverside Health System and Sentara Healthcare, along with many U.S. and global health systems, are being affected by the worldwide shortage of injectable contrast solutions. Intravenous contrast solution is used…
Mathews Rotary grants (5/11/2022) - The Mathews Rotary Club presented grants recently to several county nonprofit organizations as part of its community service programs. At the presentation were, front row from left, Community Service Committee…
The home of his youth (5/11/2022) - It took Jerry Sadler some 500 hours of detailed work to reconstruct the home of his youth—in HO scale. Sadler, who lives on Pine Hall Road, grew up a little…
Tour de Chesapeake (5/11/2022) - The 23rd annual Tour de Chesapeake is almost here. Cycling enthusiasts from across the country will be coming to Mathews on Saturday, May 21. With Thomas Hunter Middle School as…
Mathews Continentals (5/11/2022) - The Mathews chapter of the Continental Society, Inc., recently installed its officers for the year. Leading the organization in 2022 are, front row from left, first vice president Lorraine Forrest,…
Hearing Tuesday on county-owned Gwynn’s Island property (5/11/2022) - The Mathews County Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission will hold a joint public hearing Tuesday to consider a proposal to rezone the county’s two-acre property at 897 South Bay…
Case numbers stable in health district (5/11/2022) - COVID-19 case rates continued to increase nationwide during the past week, with about 70,410 new cases recorded per day over a seven-day average. Virginia case rates increased slightly, with about…
Inclement weather doesn’t put damper on May Faire (5/11/2022) - May Faire 2022, Celebrating Mathews Watermen, was a bit drizzly and cool, but that didn’t stop people from participating and enjoying it. Throughout the day, rain or shine, people attended…
100th birthday (5/11/2022) - James E. Travenski of Hallieford, will turn 100 on Tuesday. He entered the military out of high school in 1940 and served 22 years, retiring at Fort Eustis. He has…
Meet-and-greet (5/4/2022) - Mathews County had a meet-and-greet in the county administration building prior to the April 26 board meeting for residents to meet new county administrator Ramona Wilson, center, who began her…
Market Days to return in September (5/4/2022) - Mathews Market Days will return this year on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9 and 10, on and around Mathews court green, after being canceled the last two years due to…
CERT training begins tonight (5/4/2022) - A four-session Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class begins at 6 o’clock Thursday at the Mathews Rescue Squad building at 94 Cricket Hill Road, Hudgins. The free training helps prepare…
Blood drive (5/4/2022) - An American Red Cross blood drive held on April 19 at the Piankatank Ruritan Club in Hudgins resulted in the collection of 58 units. Gallon pins were awarded to Pamela…
MHS Hall of Fame (5/4/2022) - After a two-year delay due to COVID-19, the Mathews High School Hall of Fame Class of 2020 was finally able to be inducted in a ceremony held at the school…
A lifetime working on the water (5/4/2022) - Capt. Calvin Mason and the Rev. Rose Mason got married when they were both teenagers, and the Mathews couple has weathered all of life’s ups and downs to stay together…
May Faire to celebrate Mathews watermen (5/4/2022) - May Faire 2022 will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at various locations in downtown Mathews. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Mathews Watermen,” and generations of watermen…
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