Boat operator in fatal crash gets 19 years
Boat operator Steven W. Nixon was sentenced on Tuesday, May 3, to 19 years in prison for felony and misdemeanor convictions in connection with an alcohol-related boat crash on July 5, 2010 in the Rappahannock River that killed one woman and injured 9 other people, some seriously.
posted 05.04.2011MVFD weighs building options
The cost to meet Urbanna’s Historic District building code could cause the Urbanna Firehouse addition to be built at Cooks Corner, fire chief Ray Burch told the Urbanna Planning Commission at its April 28 meeting. The Urbanna Firehouse is in the Urbanna Historic District and changes to the building’s appearance must be approved by the town.
posted 05.04.2011Gemerek retires as president of Bay Aging
Following two months of closed door sessions and secret motions, Bay Aging’s board of directors on April 28 accepted the retirement of agency president Allyn Gemerek, effective April 30. His departure came three months after the board learned of two state audits questioning financial and administrative procedures at the agency.
posted 05.04.2011Submit photos to The Rivah Visitor’s Guide!
Submit your photos of people having fun at the Rivah! Please include the names of the people in the photo, location and a brief description of what's happening in the photo. Send them to by May 13. Your photo may appear in the next Rivah Visitor's Guide!