‘Buy local’ workshop due Tuesday in Saluda
The workshop will provide simple ways to help persuade residents and visitors to "go local" with their spending, as well as showing how independent businesses can work together to shift consciousness and create a culture of support for local entrepreneurs.
SBA loan programs to be explained May 21
A small business financing workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, May 21, in the offices of the Middle Peninsula Business Development Partnership at 125 Bowden Street in Saluda.
Memorial Day program set for May 24
The annual VFW Post #9501 and American Legion Post #314 Memorial Day program has been set for Sunday, May 24, at 3 p.m. at Memorial Park, commonly known as the Caleb and Mary Pollard Family Veterans Memorial Park, adjacent to the VFW Building on Route 30, four miles north of Route 360 at Central Garage in King William County.
Heavy rains put farming on hold
During the first 9 days of May, more than 4.2 inches of rain fell on Middlesex County, said Middlesex Extension Agent David Moore. Recent downpours brought yearly rain totals through May 9 to 16.5 inches—nearly half of the total rain for all of 2007, when just 35.2 inches was measured at Saluda.