Cuccinelli to speak in Hartfield
Republicans and independents from Middlesex County and other Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck communities will gather at 6:45 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, at the Hartfield Volunteer Fire Department Pavilion on Route 3 for a reception and dinner in honor of Virginia Patriot Patrick Henry. Henry will be impersonated by Michael Wells, a re-enactor from Williamsburg.
posted 09.12.2011Judge Long will not hear Abbott case
Middlesex Circuit Court Judge R. Bruce Long announced at a court hearing on Wednesday, September 7, that he will recuse himself from the criminal case against Middlesex Sheriff Guy L. Abbott. He did not say what judge would hear the case. Abbott has been charged with a total of 25 felonies including bribery, embezzlement and misappropriation of public funds
posted 09.09.2011Superintendent of schools resigns effective Nov. 25
The Middlesex County School Board voted unanimously at a called meeting on September 1 to accept the resignation of county school superintendent Rusty Fairheart, effective November 25, 2011. Fairheart said he has accepted the position of executive director for the Southeastern Cooperative Education Program (SECEP) in Norfolk.
posted 09.07.2011The day the world changed — 9/11
A decade after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the effects still linger and the memories are still vivid. Southside Sentinel readers responded to our request for comments on the 10th anniversary of 9/11, and how the events of that day affected them and the world.
posted 09.07.2011Middlesex to pay debris dumping fees
Middlesex County will pay the tipping (dumping) fees for all yard debris taken to the Waste Management Landfill in Gloucester County through September 17 at 2 p.m.
posted 09.07.2011Middlesex government eligible for FEMA funds
Middlesex County Ad-ministrator Charles Culley announced at a board of supervisors meeting on September 6 that President Barack Obama formally declared 22 counties in Virginia disaster areas due to Hurricane Irene, and Middlesex is one of them. The estimated damage to Middlesex County from Irene is $1.4 million, said Culley.