110 YEARS AGO
Thursday, Sept. 9, 1909
from the Mathews Journal
We were sorry to see so few men attend the educational meeting at the Court House on Aug. 31. They should be interested in this matter if they are interested in anything which affects the welfare of the county. The absence, however, was in a great measure atoned for by the fine audience of ladies present. If we have succeeded in interesting them the outlook is indeed bright for our schools. As the guardian and guiding spirit of the home their cooperation is indeed a valuable asset, and we trust that they will succeed in bringing their worse halves to a realization of the importance of this matter.
100 YEARS AGO
Thursday, Sept. 11, 1919
from the Gloucester Gazette
Supt. Folkes and 45 of the teachers of Gloucester County had a most delightful conference on Tuesday at Botetourt High School.
The clerks of the three boards were also present to sign contracts and so the session of the 1919-20 has started with a most hopef...
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