Local murder case sent to grand jury
The preliminary hearing for George Henry Roye, who is charged with first degree murder, was held in the Middlesex General District Court on Monday, July 18. Judge Jeffrey Shaw found probable cause to certify three felony charges to the Middlesex Grand Jury, which convenes on July 25.
posted 07.22.2011A hopeful sign for the oyster industry
Middlesex County has a long heritage when it comes to boatbuilding and oysters, but of late many have felt that both industries were mostly part of a bygone era never to thrive again. Atlantic Metals Products of Topping and Cowart Seafood Corp of Lottsburg think otherwise.
posted 07.20.2011Bushey seeks sheriff’s office in Nov. 8 election
Former Middlesex deputy David Bushey of Deltaville has been certified by the State Board of Elections (SBE) as a candidate for the office of Middlesex Sheriff in the November 8 election, said county voter registrar Eileen Howard this week.
posted 07.20.2011Urbanna condo case withdrawn, for now
On Friday, Middlesex Circuit Court Judge R. Bruce Long granted a “non-suit” motion by Potomac Timber Investments, which allows the developer to withdraw the $4.5 million lawsuit it filed against the Urbanna Town Council in 2008.