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Mathews eligible for hurricane recovery grants (4/8/2020) - Mathews County is among 52 Virginia counties and cities eligible for grant funding to assist recovery at historic properties and archaeological sites damaged by hurricanes Florence and/or Michael in the…
Signs of encouragement (4/8/2020) - The signs are all around; you just need to look for them. Throughout Gloucester and Mathews counties, as well as the rest of the country, churches, schools, businesses (heck, anybody…
Opening of historical buildings postponed (4/8/2020) - The traditional April openings of the Tompkins Cottage and Thomas James Stores, historical buildings in Mathews Court House, have been canceled. Reed Lawson, president of the Mathews County Historical Society…
Mathews Convenience Center only taking household trash, recyclables (4/8/2020) - The Mathews Convenience Center, operated by the Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority, has adjusted its rules as a result of the coronavirus, according to a notice posted at the facility…
A young osprey’s fancy (4/8/2020) -
Mathews Independence Day fireworks canceled (4/8/2020) - The Mathews County Fireworks Committee has canceled this year’s 4th of July Fireworks display because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but promises the celebration will return next year. Organizers Jeannie and…
Eubanks appeal case to state Supreme Court (4/8/2020) - Candy and Mark Eubank of Doswell and Gwynn’s Island have submitted an appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia in their case against Mathews County Administrator Mindy Conner and the…
Hudgins, Johnson head up Market Days Committee (4/8/2020) - The Mathews Market Days Committee has reorganized with Morgan Hudgins as the new chair and Christine Johnson as co-chair. Hudgins is also serving as treasurer. Johnson said the committee is…
Sculpture and Garden exhibit on display at Bay School (4/2/2020) - The exhibit Sculpture and Garden Art is on display the Bay School Community Arts Center and Art Speaks Gallery in Mathews. It will run through April 21. The show features…
Mommy and Me (4/2/2020) -
Mathews Memorial Library comes up with creative ways to serve public (4/1/2020) - Mathews Memorial Library might be closed to the public because of the coronavirus threat, but staff members are still there every day, coming up with creative ways to accommodate the…
Women’s history (4/1/2020) - The Cricket Hill Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, displayed this portrait of its founding member and first regent, Emma L. Smith White, during March, Women’s History Month, at Mathews…
New Ruritan (4/1/2020) -
A display of unity (4/1/2020) - SHERRY HAMILTON / GAZETTE-JOURNALMorgan & Edwards Real Estate in Mathews has joined a national movement to display red ribbons to bring the community together and show unity and support for…
Much needed levity (3/25/2020) -
Life goes on (3/25/2020) -
Return of the osprey (3/25/2020) -
Mathews Wetland Board approves three requests (3/18/2020) - The Mathews County Wetlands Zoning Board approved all three requests before it when it met on Wednesday, March 4, in the historic courthouse. The first request was from Lynda Rice.…
MML is closed, but books and Wi-Fi are available (3/18/2020) - Mathews Memorial Library has been closed since Monday, and it will remain closed through Sunday, March 29 due to the need for social distancing amid rising concerns about the coronavirus…
Sheriff temporarily not accepting non-emergency requests (3/18/2020) - The Mathews County Sheriff’s Office has temporarily stopped accepting concealed weapons permit applications, applicant fingerprinting, and other non-emergency requests in response to concerns over COVID-19.