Festival Queen contestants and community service
Each week, the Southside Sentinel will profile two of this year’s 13 Queen contestants and their Little Miss Spat contestants. Each Queen contestant wrote a press release on their project and background.
Farmers’ market is Saturday followed by a concert
The Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park continue their popular series of the Middle Peninsula’s “Premier Farmers’ Market” with their first of two autumn markets this Saturday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The weather looks to be spectacular.
Golf carts on the streets of Urbanna?
A proposal by Billy Mayo of Urbanna to allow unlicensed golf carts on town streets is being considered by town council. Council attorney Andy Bury told council on September 10 the state requires a town to have a police department if it allows unlicensed golf carts.
Maritime Museum now has over 1,000 members
The Deltaville Maritime Museum held its annual membership meeting Saturday with president Robert (Bob) Kates presiding. Kates reported that the museum membership has increased to 1,074 due to the efforts of Lynn Burnette and Chuck McGhinnis, who have worked hard to bring old members back.
Urbanna man authors book on Haiti
When Stan Hovey of Urbanna lived in Haiti 65 years ago, 60 percent of the original forest was there—now only about 2 percent remains. Hovey’s fond memories of the island nation sparked him to write a book, “Haitian Recollections And Haitian Returns.”