Remembering black history
In 1944, Morgan, a 27-year-old African-American, refused to give up her bus seat to a white couple and was arrested in Saluda. Her court case resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court overturning segregation on interstate public transportation in 1946.
Concerts By The Bay to feature pianist Sunday
The Virginia Commission for the Arts and Concerts By The Bay will present pianist Lynne Mackey in concert at 3 p.m. this Sunday, February 27, at Mathews High School, 9889 Buckley Hall Road, Route 198, Mathews.
Maritime Museum begins outside bathroom project
The Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park have broken ground for the construction of two outside handicapped-accessible bathrooms for use by visitors during events and day-time hours when the museum is closed. The project is part of a multi-phased improvements list for 2011.
Bald Eagle Photos
"The fascinating part was how I could walk up to him within about 100 feet." said Ward. "There were buzzards off in the field a good distance away who were not very happy that their meal was being taken from them."
Black history program is Thursday in old courthouse
The Middlesex County Museum will present a black history program for the community on Thursday, February 17, at 7 p.m. in the Historic Middlesex Courthouse in Saluda. The program is free and open to the public.