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  • Friday June 27th, 2014
    The Town of Irvington is opening the doors up to the public for its annual 4th of July Hometown Parade. This year’s event is set for 10 a.m. on Friday, July 4th, and will kick off near Crockett’s Landing. The parade route then follows King Carter Drive east to the Baptist and Methodist churches at Irvington Road. Former mayor, school superintendent and school board member Alexander Fleet ...
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  • Thursday June 26th, 2014
    A new museum is in the works for Mathews County. The county’s first museum which is planned to house a variety of historical artifacts, will be built in the space above the Mathews County Visitors Center in the historic Sibley’s General Store on Main Street. Right now, the historical society uses Tompkins Cottage. The cottage is open and run by volunteers on the weekend, but for years ...
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  • Thursday June 26th, 2014
    Police are asking for your help in tracking down the driver of a white pickup truck following a hit-and-run accident in Dutton Saturday night that has left a Mathews County man in the intensive care unit at Riverside Regional Hospital. It seems that 50 year old Herbert Warren Dixon, was riding on his 1994 Harley Davidson motorcycle between 10:15 and 10:30 p.m. when the accident occurred ...
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  • Thursday June 26th, 2014
    Drivers should expect some delays on the Robert O. Norris Bridge beginning today. VDOT says construction will continue through Wednesday, July 2nd on the bridge and lane closures will be in place there between 8pm and 4am Monday through Friday until the work wraps up.
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  • Thursday June 26th, 2014
    A big Independence Day celebration is planned for Urbanna. The full day of festivities will be held on Saturday, July 5, at the Urbanna Town Marina on Urbanna Creek, where there will be games, food and music all capped off that evening by fireworks. In case of rain, the event will be held the next day, July 6. After enjoying a free day at the town pool, ...
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  • Wednesday June 25th, 2014
    The Daily Press reports that Fancy Flip Flops are coming to the Gloucester library. You will be able to create a masterpiece using ordinary flip flops and plastic ribbons, by turning them into a one of a kind creation by choosing from some showy adornments. Library officials say that in the past this has been a teen activity, but this year they wanted to let the ...
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  • Wednesday June 25th, 2014
    Virginia’s Methodists decided Saturday to postpone a vote on a resolution advocating for change toward openness in the denomination’s stance on homosexuality in favor of discussing the issue throughout the year before taking an official stance on it. About 4,000 attendees of the weekend’s annual gathering of the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church in Hampton were scheduled to vote on the resolution. However, it ...
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