Watermen off to good crab-harvesting season
Throughout the Tidewater region, part of nature’s lifecycle is the spring run of crabs where thousands of blue crabs arrive to local waters to shed their shells (exoskeletons), and local crabbers reap the financial rewards of harvesting and selling soft-shells.
posted 05.25.2016May rainfall is three times above average
The month of May has been wet and average temperatures have been 9 degrees below normal. According to the records kept by Middlesex County Extension Agent David Moore, it has rained during some part of 15 of the first 24 days in May.
posted 05.25.2016Middlesex County man is charged with rape in 28-year-old ‘cold’ case
Nearly three decades after the unsolved rape and murder of a Lancaster woman, Lancaster County Sheriff Patrick McCranie last week announced the arrest of a Middlesex County man in the 1988 case.
posted 05.25.2016Father-daughter-boyfriend build Urbanna Cup boat
At the 4th annual Urbanna Cup Regatta on Urbanna Creek on Saturday, June 18, Kenleighe Longest and her boyfriend, Randy Edwards, will pilot the boat that the couple and Kenleighe’s father built last summer.