Local Humane Society auction tickets on sale
The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society (GMHS) and the Gloucester-Mathews-Middlesex Animal Shelter are pleased to announce Chesapeake Bank’s generous commitment as the 2012 Annual Auction Event Sponsor. This year’s annual auction event will kick off the GMHS’s 100th year anniversary celebration.
Arts on Main to display work of furniture maker
Andrew Pitts of Heathsville developed his taste for furniture making when he was an ensign in the Navy. During his 30-year career in the Navy he was a nuclear trained warfare officer. He started making furniture for his house and continued during his Navy career when he wasn’t at sea.
Bena Music Series to open
The 2012 Bena Music Festival will open at 8 p.m. Saturday, January 7, with the M.S.G. Acoustic Blues Trio. The Bena Country Store at 8835 Guinea Road in Hayes regularly hosts original music from folk-Americana-bluegrass singer-songwriters, said proprietor John Warren.
Despite adversity, spirit of Deltaville burns bright
April 16, 2011, like any other day, was just 24 hours long. But, it’s a day that will not be forgotten. It’s the day a tornado twisted through the heart of Deltaville. In minutes the storm destroyed the Zoar Baptist Church building, several homes and seriously damaged the Deltaville Community Association building.