Buyboat fleet coming to Middlesex
The annual Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Homecoming will take place in both Deltaville and Urbanna this year. The buyboat fleet will be at Chesapeake Marine Railway on Fishing Bay in Deltaville on Tuesday, August 9, and on Wednesday, August 10, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The boats will be open for public tours.
Crab Feast is Saturday at Deltaville Firehouse
A Crab Feast will be held at the Deltaville Firehouse on Saturday, August 6. Featured will be all-you-can-eat steamed crabs, hamburgers, hot dogs and corn-on-the-cob from 5-8 p.m. Music by “Flashback” from 8 p.m.-midnight.
Buzz Lambert named executive director of YMCA in Williamsburg
For the past six years, he has led the Middlesex Family YMCA with strong direction and passion for building the foundations of our community. Now, Dennis “Buzz” McKinley Lambert of Hartfield has been named branch executive director of the R.F. Wilkinson Family YMCA, which serves the Williamsburg community.
Candidates speak at July 28 forum
The public had an opportunity to meet some of the candidates in the August 23 primary and November 8 election during a forum at the Middlesex Sportsmen’s Hunt Club in Hartfield on July 28. Candidates in the Republican Primary for the 98th District seat in the Virginia House of Delegates attended or were represented.
Deltaville blood drive volunteers earn Community Courage Award
In July, the American Red Cross issued an appeal for blood donors of all types due to a critical blood shortage across our nation. Blood levels were at their lowest level in 12 years, including the Tidewater area.