EDA approves $8.5 million bond; denies Habitat for Humanity grant
The Middlesex Economic Development Authority (EDA) approved issuing $8.5 million in bonds to Cape Henry Collegiate School Inc. of Virginia Beach. No members of the public spoke at the public hearing, which took place before the EDA’s vote at its April 18 meeting.
posted 05.08.2013Tappahannock woman killed in car crash
A Tappahannock woman died in a two-vehicle crash at approximately 6:54 p.m., on Saturday, May 4, on Route 360 at Route 619 in Essex County, according to the Virginia State Police.
posted 05.08.2013Oyster Festival poster contest guidelines listed
The Urbanna Oyster Festival Foundation has announced a contest for the 56th Urbanna Oyster Festival, which has long been an event of tradition. One of the many traditions is an annual poster or print.
posted 05.08.2013Two-cent tax increase approved by 3-2 vote
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 on April 25 to raise the county real estate tax rate by 2 cents. The new rate, 48 cents per $100 of value, will go into effect this year when taxpayers are required to pay half of their real estate tax bill by June 5.
posted 05.01.2013Interim town administrator is a ‘quick learner’
Holly Gailey, who was promoted to interim Urbanna Town Administrator on April 18, said she has an “open door policy” and wants to hear from citizens about their concerns. “If I don’t know about a problem, I can’t fix it,” she said.