Pratt wins women’s U.S. oyster shucking title
Virginia Oyster Shucking Champion Deborah Pratt of Jamaica in Middlesex County won the Women's Division of the National Oyster Shucking Contest at St. Mary's County, Maryland, last Saturday.
A final tribute to ‘Miss Florence’
Charter boat captain John Holmes of Locust Hill left Locklies Creek on Saturday, October 4, with a party of six for a day of bottom fishing off Tabb Beach, just east of the Robert O. Norris Jr. Bridge.
Queen contestants help the Bay
The selection of the Urbanna Oyster Festival Queen is a long-standing tradition that dates back to 1960, the year before Urbanna Days became the Urbanna Oyster Festival. The first queen was crowned on a flatbed trailer on the day of the festival.
Car show Saturday at Deltaville Farmers’ Market
This Saturday, October 25, at the Deltaville Farmers’ Market, the Northern Neck Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) will hold a car show.