Jail inmate found hanged
Lancaster County Sheriff R.D. Crockett has reported the death of Starke Jett, 53, of Reedville, at approximately 2 a.m. April 16 while in custody at the Lancaster County Correctional Center. According to the local medical examiner’s preliminary report, Jett committed suicide by hanging himself.
posted 04.17.2011Filling jury trial set
A jury trial has been set for August 17, 2011 to hear the case against G. Lewis Filling of Urbanna, who is charged with five counts of felony embezzlement. a Middlesex Circuit Court Grand Jury indicted Filling with embezzling more than $50,000 from the Central Middlesex Volunteer Rescue Squad of Urbanna.
posted 04.15.2011Proposed redistricting jeopardizes seats of two school board members
The possibility of the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors creating two new voting districts has at least two school board members wondering whether they will be eligible to run for office in November.
posted 04.13.2011Another debate brewing in town
The Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department (MVFD) plans to add a three-bay addition to its existing firehouse in Urbanna. Richwine’s report recommends that HARB approve the firehouse design. Calves’ appeal argues, “The proposed addition is out of character with the present structure and the Virginia Street streetscape.”