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Mathews County

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  • Never forget: History museums

    From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region to history. HISTORY MUSEUMS 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets, missiles, rockets and a children's playground....
  • 52 percent of local schools meet No Child Left Behind AYP goals

    52 percent of local schools meet No Child Left Behind AYP goals
    Schools statewide slipped in meeting federal No Child Left Behind Act achievement goals, with 40 percent not making adequate yearly progress, or AYP, this year. Results, based on pass rates on state tests, were released Thursday by the Virginia Department...
  • 2645 E. River Road, Cardinal, VA 23025

    2645 E. River Road, Cardinal, VA 23025
    On May 28th, 2010, Harvie W. Fitzgerald sold his home at 2645 E. River Road in Cardinal, VA to C. Preston Herrington III. Mr Herrington purchased the home for $775,000. C. Preston Herrington III is the director and vice president of Keith D. Peterson &...
  • Hampton Roads' unemployment rate lowers to 7%

    Hampton Roads' unemployment rate lowered to 7 percent in December, from November's 7.2 percent. It was 7 percent in December 2009, too, according to the Virginia Employment Commission. Figures are not seasonally adjusted. The Virginia unemployment...
  • Foreclosures jumped 24% in 2010

    Peninsula-area foreclosure jumped 24 percent in 2010, compared to 2009. December filings were up 14 percent, according to RealtyTrac, which monitors foreclosure activity nationally. A property may receive multiple filings. Nationally, a record 2.87...
  • Hampton Roads' unemployment rate jumps to 7.6% in January

    Hampton Roads' unemployment rate jumps to 7.6% in January
    Hampton Roads' unemployment rate hit 7.6 percent in January, after falling to 7 percent in December, according to the Virginia Employment Commission. Statewide, the unemployment rate was 6.9 percent in January. The U.S. rate was 9.8 percent. Figures...
  • York, JCC rank high for health outcomes

    York, JCC rank high for health outcomes
    Residents in York and James City counties ranked among the top 10 for health outcomes in Virginia, according to a new report. York ranked fourth and James City County seventh in the County Health Rankings report released by the University of Wisconsin...
  • Bacteria from stormwater runoff, human and animal waste lead to swimming advisories

    Bacteria from stormwater runoff, human and animal waste lead to swimming advisories
    It's beach season in Hampton Roads. Time to bring out the beach chairs and sunscreen. And to be alert for bacteria lurking in the water. Elevated bacteria levels prompted the Peninsula Health Department to advise against swimming at Huntington Park...
  • CBS 6 Storm Team: Irene moves into New England

    CBS 6 Storm Team: Irene moves into New England
    Hurricane Irene will continue tracking through the northeastern USA the rest of Sunday.  She produced damage similar to what we experienced from Hurricane Isabel in 2003 in terms of wind, power outages, and rainfall. The storm surge at the mouth of the...
  • 2011 was a year of exciting home projects; 2012 promises lots in home and garden

    2011 was a year of exciting home projects; 2012 promises lots in home and garden
    Even though 2011 was a down year for the housing market, it was an up year for housing events in Hampton Roads. February through November, southeastern Virginia was the scene of three nationally recognized homes, as well as the Peninsula's own Parade...
  • How healthy is your community? York County ranks #5 in Virginia in new rankings

    How healthy is your community? York County ranks #5 in Virginia in new rankings
    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released their 3rd annual County Health Rankings on Tuesday morning. In Virginia, out of 131 localities ranked, three in the region landed in the top 10:...