Mathews native Roz White of Washington, D.C., and Gwynn spent most of her adult life in Atlanta, Georgia, moving there when her late husband, Jeff White, also a Mathews native, accepted a position that would help his career.
But the couple always maintained a presence in Mathews as property owners, close friends of county residents, and philanthropists who donated to various county enterprises. Among the recipients of their numerous, varied, and substantial contributions were the Mathews Boys and Girls Club, the Bay School Community Arts Center, the Mathews County Visitor and Information Center, the Mathews Land Conservancy, Mathews County Public Schools, and the Mathews Community Foundation.
So it was with great dismay and no small amount of indignation that White opened her Gazette-Journal last week to discover that she had been misquoted in an article about the public hearing on transferring the Confederate monument and the land it occupies on the Court Green to a private ent...
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