An ‘extremely smooth’ Urbanna Oyster Festival
Urbanna Oyster Festival Foundation chair Joe Heyman told the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors on December 3 that this year’s festival generated an estimated $300,000 for non-profit organizations in the region.
posted 12.11.2013Coughing alerts sleeping couple in time to escape house fire
A kitchen fire that started in the early morning hours of Saturday, December 7, while a couple was sleeping has left three people homeless. The husband was able to knock down the fire before firemen arrived, said Billy Collier, chief of the Upper Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department.
posted 12.11.2013Arrests for selling synthetic drugs on the rise
The battle continues against the open sale of synthetic drugs known as ”spice” and “bath salts” with the arrest of five persons and raiding of two stores on November 23. Bath salts are drugs that mimic the effects of other illegal drugs including marijuana, LSD, cocaine and mant others.
posted 12.11.2013Proposed dog park approved
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors and the county school board have approved a request from a group of local dog lovers to establish a dog park near the county animal shelter behind the former Rappahannock Central Elementary School site at Cooks Corner.