Boat operator pleads guilty in July 5 fatal crash
Boat operator Steven W. Nixon of Montpelier is facing 66 years in prison in connection with the boat crash on July 5 that resulted in the death of one woman and injuries, some serious, to nine other people.
posted 02.17.2011Land use tax hearing attracts large audience
When Pinetop District supervisor Carlton Revere finished his explanation Monday night that outlined who is in charge of setting the rules for land-use taxation, there was almost a sigh of relief among the other four county supervisors who were facing a courtroom full of large landowners and waterfront property owners.
posted 02.16.2011Bay Aging responds to recent state reports critical of the agency
Bay Aging is a private, nonprofit agency with facilities in 14 counties from the Northern Neck to James City County. Following two separate governmental reviews last year, Bay Aging has received reports critical of its administrative procedures as well as board oversight.
posted 02.16.2011School officials await outcome of state budget
Middlesex County School Superintendent Rusty Fairheart told the county school board Monday that the Virginia House of Delegates and State Senate have adopted two different budget plans. The Senate plan is more beneficial to county schools, he said, because it holds the Composite Index (CI) at its current level.