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Mathews High School assistant principal Alexis Foster performs on the guitar accompanied by John E. Smith Jr. on the piano during Friday’s Black History Month assembly at the school. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
The program’s guest speaker was Dr. Katina Ward, a 1991 MHS graduate who now serves as a program director for South University’s Virginia Beach campus. She is pictured at right with Mathews High School assistant principal Alexis Foster. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Mathews High School freshman Tylon Forrest played the drums during Friday’s Black History Month program. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Participants in the African American History Assembly at Mathews High School were, from left, Assistant Principal Alexis Foster, Dr. Katina Ward, soloist Cynthia Hayes, and pianist John E. Smith Jr. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Preliminary music was performed by the MHS Jazz Combo. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
 
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Gloucester board reconsiders changes made to business tax

The reconsideration comes after a number of local business owners have complained.

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Thelma Belvin reflects on a life caring for others

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Belvin will celebrate her 100th birthday on March 14, surrounded by her family and friends.

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Rowe makes plea for high-speed internet

Rowe said that such access is a necessity in today’s world.

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MHS boys headed to state basketball tournament

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The Mathews High School varsity boys’ basketball team is headed to the state tournament.

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YMCA building plans submitted

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Ground is expected to be broken for the new Y sometime in April.

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Public meeting tonight on solar facility

LLC officials can explain their plans to develop a solar energy facility on Route 14 near Toddsbury Lane.

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Mathews residents share prehistoric treasures with experts

The session was sponsored by the Mathews County Historical Society.

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Mathews planners discuss goals for coming year

The planning director suggested the commission take a look at food trucks and tiny homes.

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$7,000 reward offered for information on gun theft

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The firearms were stolen from Hunters Heaven during the early morning hours Sunday.

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General Assembly

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Local legislators dealing with wide array of issues

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Gloucester population slows to a crawl; decline continues for Mathews

Population estimates released by Weldon Cooper Center at UVA

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