Mass gathering in VZC prompts outrage from offi cials, citizens Posted in: News Van Zandt County is going viral after a mass gathering was held for three days, July 16-18, deep in the county close to Mabank. Photos of the gathering surfaced online, showing hundreds of people gathered at the event. None of the guidelines set forth by Governor Greg Abbott were seen ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!