HVFD awarded grant
This year, the Hartfield Volunteer Fire Department has received funding from the Virginia Department of Forestry’s Volunteer Fire Assistance Program. The purpose of this program is to increase the wildland fire protection capability in Virginia, using federal pass-through funding from the U.S. Forest Service.
‘Ride for Red’ nets $700 for regional Red Cross
The weather was threatening but the motorcyclists showed up for a charity Poker Run, titled "Ride for Red," to benefit the River Counties Red Cross last Saturday. Starting at the Kilmarnock Farmers' Market, the tour of the Northern Neck passed through Lancaster, Richmond and Northumberland counties.
Urbanna Oyster Festival countdown begins
The 52nd annual Urbanna Oyster Festival is set for Friday and Saturday, November 6-7, and once again good times and a variety of delicious food and lively music are planned for the tens of thousands of expected festival-goers.
‘Halloween in the Park’ is Saturday at Holly Point
Holly Point Nature Park in Deltaville is on the countdown for its Halloween in the Park on Saturday, October 31, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend Halloween trick-or-treat at this free event for the children and parents.