Two Hartfield residents publish Civil War novel
The novel traces two young Confederate soldiers from Virginia in their march from the Shenandoah Valley to the battle on Antietam Creek. The book focuses not so much on the event, but rather on the thoughts and feelings of two young boys cast in one of the world-changing events in American history.
Cryer Center grand opening set for Sunday
The recently-built Cryer Center on Route 33 near Locust Hill, which will be shared by Hands Across Middlesex, Habitat for Humanity and other nonprofit groups, will hold its grand opening this Sunday, January 24.
An interview with local novelist Brad Parks
Middlesex’s newest best-kept secret is a guy that gave up his day job to write about murder, lawlessness, and drug deals gone bad. Luckily for him it turned out to be a good move. Brad Parks’ first book, “Faces of the Gone,” sold out at several national distributors — including Amazon.com — when it first hit shelves in December.
‘Chapter 6’ to perform in Mathews January 31
Concerts By The Bay will present the smooth a cappella harmony of the six men of “Chapter 6” on Sunday, January 31, at 3 p.m. at Mathews High School.