The history and future of Stampers Bay Road
What became Stamper’s Bay Road (Route 630) in Hartfield probably started as a path through the dense woods. Maybe it started as a game trail that Native Americans used. Soon, it became a shortcut to somewhere.
posted 05.27.2010Centenary Church saved from razing
Built in 1883, Centenary Church has been identified as the last church structure of its type still in its unaltered state, which demonstrates the design of Protestant churches of that century. On Thursday, May 20, ownership of the Historic Centenary Methodist Church in Saluda was passed to an organization called the Centenary Foundation.
posted 05.27.2010Recreation director to work half time for 4-H
Supervisors agreed to allow parks and recreation director Karen Reed to split her time between the recreation department and 4-H, a program sponsored by the Virginia Extension Service, which has agreed to pay a portion of Reed’s salary.
posted 05.27.2010Council & developer to make 3rd try at settlement
The Urbanna Town Council and would-be condominium developer Potomac Timber Investments will have one more chance to work out details of a site plan for 14 proposed condominiums on Urbanna Creek. If they cannot agree, Potomac Timber’s lawsuit will go to trial.