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Mathews County

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  • 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...
  • Agent Orange isn't history to many Hampton Roads vets

    Agent Orange isn't history to many Hampton Roads vets
    SMITHFIELD — Debra Frondelli stood front and center at the American Legion Post on South Church Street, advising a roomful of Vietnam veterans on seeking help for health problems related to Agent Orange. Her presentation was long on facts and short...
  • Phantom VDOT studies?

     
    OK. This is the Team Gloucester blog. But we'd like to share with you something about your neighbor, Mathews County, which has some relevancy here.As you may know, the Virginia Department of Transportation has decided against installing two traffic...
  • How to volunteer in your community

    Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue, which serves southern Gloucester County, needs volunteers. Several types of memberships are available. Information: 642-2360, abingdonvfr@yahoo.com or visit www.abingdonvfr.com. American Red Cross, Gloucester Chapter....
  • Other storms cause damage elsewhere

    Three tornadoes touched down in Virginia on Monday, causing about 200 injuries, according to the Virginia Department of Emergency Management. Suffolk was hit the hardest by two tornadoes but damage was also reported in other areas. The National...
  • National Weather Service confirms 7th tornado locally

    The National Weather Service in Wakefield has confirmed that a seventh tornado -- this one in Mathews -- touched down Monday during a flurry of storms that devastated southeastern Virginia. The tornado touched down in Mathews County, it was a category...
  • See the winners of the Gloucester Daffodil Show

    See the winners of the Gloucester Daffodil Show
    The Garden Club of Gloucester 60th Annual Daffodil Show held March 27-28 at Page Middle School in Gloucester attracted 1,752 blooms entered by 134 exhibitors from three states ( Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina). Award winners are: Best in Show and...
  • Every garden view is a pleasant sight to see

    There's something soothing about sweeping. On my front porch recently, I got into a real rhythm, moving the dollar-store, soft-bristled broom back and forth. Winter breezes kept pushing pine needles onto the porch floor and I kept pushing them back...
  • There are lots of ups and downs to gardening in Hampton Roads

    When gardening experts say Hampton Roads is in a transition zone, they aren't kidding. No matter what gardening guide I check, southeastern Virginia is caught in the middle — squeezed between southern and northern climates. In the 2010 Old Farmer'...
  • Every little bit helps

    Sometimes readers' inventions know no bounds. They elicit a "why didn't I ever think of that?" MAILING SAVINGS Top of this week's list has to be how Ed Schott of Hickory, N.C., saves on mailing. The proof came in the "On the Cheap" mailbox in the form...
  • Cut your car costs

    When gas prices fluttered around $4 a gallon, the grumbling of consumers could be heard far and wide. Now that it's back down below $2 for regular, the volume of complaints has lessened considerably. But gas is far from the only expense involved in...