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County to proceed with revitalizing court green (11/6/2019) - Mathews supervisors approved a design for revitalization of the county’s historic court green during the board’s Oct. 22 meeting. The vote was 3-2, with supervisors Charles Ingram and G.C. Morrow…
Broadband survey starts Friday (10/30/2019) - The Mathews County Broadband Advisory Board launches its broadband survey tomorrow. The online survey will be available at mathewscountyva.gov/bbsurvey, while paper copies will be available at the Mathews County Treasurer’s…
Recognizing historic properties (10/30/2019) - Preservation Mathews is sponsoring a plaque program to recognize historic properties in Mathews County. Downtown Mathews and the court green are all part of an historic district recognized by the…
Legionnaires to hold Veterans Day Dinner (10/30/2019) - Mathews Post 83 of the American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary will host their annual Veterans Day Dinner and Awards Program at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, at the post…
‘Hometown Heroes’ (10/23/2019) - New Point and Gwynn’s Island RV resorts, both part of Sun RV Resorts, held a pig and oyster roast fundraiser, “Fall by the Bay for our Hometown Heroes,” at the…
Mathews Farmers’ Market season ends Saturday (10/23/2019) - The last regular season Mathews Farmers’ Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday on the court green. The Mathews Farmers’ Market is finishing its 31st…
Fall Festival Saturday in Bohannon (10/23/2019) - The West Mathews Community League will hold its sixth annual Fall Festival from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the league building in Bohannon. The league owns and maintains…
Potpourri Shop looking for volunteers (10/23/2019) - The Animal Care Society in Mathews is looking for new volunteers to help staff its Potpourri Shop on Main Street. The shop is a long-established seller of antiques and household…
Trunk or Treat (10/23/2019) - Youngsters dressed in costume, played games and filled their bags with candy and other goodies during Friday evening’s Trunk or Treat event at the Mathews Family YMCA in Hudgins. A…
G.I. Civic League to hold candidate forum (10/16/2019) - The Gwynn’s Island Civic League will hold a forum for board of supervisor candidates only from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the G.I. Civic Center on Old Ferry…
Planners approve zoning text amendments (10/16/2019) - The Mathews County Planning Commission unanimously endorsed two zoning text amendments following public hearings Tuesday. Planners tabled a third one pending further work on the details. Commission members voted to…
Triad Senior Health Fair to be held Oct. 22 (10/9/2019) - The annual Mathews Triad Senior Health Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church on Lovers Lane…
Three candidate forums coming up in Mathews (10/9/2019) - Three candidate forums will be held in Mathews in the coming weeks, beginning with the Mathews Education Association forum at 6:30 tonight at Thomas Hunter Middle School. Teacher John Corrigan…
Cybersecurity sessions offered (10/9/2019) - Mathews County is offering two public information sessions on cybersecurity this month at Mathews Memorial Library. Both sessions will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 23, one at 1:30 p.m. and…
Honoring first responders (10/9/2019) - Recently, in separate ceremonies, the Thomas Nelson Jr. chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution honored members of the Mathews Volunteer Fire Department, Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad and Mathews…
Library to hold storytime, movie, scavenger hunt (10/2/2019) - Mathews Memorial Library is joining its Main Street neighbors in offering a variety of family-oriented activities for Saturday as part of Autumn on Main. All library activities are offered free…
County board to hold special meeting Monday (10/2/2019) - Supervisor G.C. Morrow, chairman of the Mathews County Board of Supervisors, has called a special meeting of the board at 7 p.m. on Monday in the historic courthouse on Court…
Broadband survey to begin next month (10/2/2019) - The Mathews County Broadband Advisory Board, meeting on Monday, firmed up the text of an upcoming survey expected to help in mapping areas of the county that are underserved by…
Board mulls alternative septic system for restaurant (9/25/2019) - The Mathews County Board of Supervisors gave the green light Tuesday night for the possibility of implementing an alternative septic system at Hole in the Wall restaurant on Gwynn’s Island.…
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Trial begins this week in Mathews child sex case (9/25/2019) - The trial of Scott Marshall, 37, of Marsh Hawk Road in Mathews began with jury selection Wednesday in Williamsburg/James City County Circuit Court. It is scheduled to continue through Friday.…
Autumn on Main returns to Mathews (9/25/2019) - The second annual Autumn on Main and Vintage Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 in downtown Mathews. This event features more than…
Planners table decision on hauling business request (9/18/2019) - The Mathews County Planning Commission tabled a decision Tuesday on an application by John W. Allen of J&Z Hauling LLC for after-the-fact approval of a conditional use permit to operate…
Broadband group moves ahead with grant application (9/18/2019) - The Mathews Broadband Advisory Board has been forging ahead since it was established in June by the Mathews County Board of Supervisors. Less than a month into its mission, the…
Manning joins Mathews Circuit Court staff (9/18/2019) - Beth Brown Manning of Bavon has joined the staff of the Mathews County Circuit Court as a deputy clerk. She began work on Aug. 19. As a deputy clerk, Manning…