‘Sammy’ adapts with dogged spirit
This tall thin hound has problems with his hips. He’s learned to walk on his front legs, suspending his back legs in the air. Warren said he recently was unloading Sammy from his truck when the dog jumped from the tailgate and landed squarely on his front paws.
Surprise challenge pledge benefits Humane Society
This year’s Humane Society Annual Auction to benefit the homeless pets of the Gloucester-Mathews-Middlesex Animal Shelter was an evening of dancing, dining and delight. Near the conclusion of the live auction portion of the evening a thrilling surprise challenge was read by the auctioneer on behalf of an anonymous donor.
Revere Gas will be participating in DIY Network’s ‘Blog Cabin’
Revere Gas of Hartfield will be a participant in the renovation of DIY Network’s “Blog Cabin,” an early 1900s farmhouse in Mathews County. Revere will provide and install propane equipment, including gas fireplaces, a tankless water heater, gas piping, and an underground propane storage tank at the house in Susan.
Middlesex Museum’s black history program set
As February represents Black History Month throughout the U.S., the Middlesex County Museum has planned an exciting program on February 17 for the community, and especially its children, to relive the powerful past and recapture the various accomplishments of area pioneers.
Outdoor fire law in effect Feb. 15
Virginia’s “4 p.m. Burning Law” goes into effect Tuesday, February 15—the start of spring fire season in Virginia. The law prohibits burning before 4 p.m. each day until April 30 if the fire is in, or within 300 feet of woodland, brushland or fields containing dry grass or other flammable materials.