Local teacher plans creative writing workshop
Dr. Susan Schmidt will hold a creative writing workshop in Urbanna for local writers beginning Monday, Jan. 19. Dr. Susan Schmidt currently teaches English and sailing at Christchurch School.
Come out Fighting: motto of 761st Tank Battalion
In the winter of 1944-45, Raymond W. Burrell of Deltaville was fighting with the now famous 761st Tank Battalion that saw extensive action at the Battle of the Bulge—Hitler’s last desperate effort to stop the Allies at the border of France and Germany.
Miss Robbins crowned Queen of the Holly Realm
Miss Abigail Leigh Robbins of White Stone was crowned Queen of the Holly Realm on Dec. 27 at the Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club near Kilmarnock.
Saluda treatment plant application
Middlesex County has applied to DEQ for a permit to build an expandable 39,900 gallons per day waste water treatment plant to serve Saluda. The treatment plant would discharge into an unnamed tributary of Urbanna Creek.
Christmas decorating winners named
The judges of the Urbanna Christmas decorations contest had a difficult time deciding who had the better Christmas decorations, said contest coordinator Pat Marshall.