Fire consumes house on Warner Road
Fire spread quickly consuming a two story house on Warner Road on Thursday, January 27. The fire appeared to have started in the kitchen located at the back of the wooden structure. The fire was reported by the next door neighbor at about 1:45 p.m.
posted 01.27.2011Dates set for Urbanna condo lawsuit & BZA appeal
Years of negotiating have failed. A trial date has been set for the Potomac Timber Investment’s lawsuit over Urbanna Town Council’s rejection of Potomac’s site plan for proposed condominiums to be built at Urbanna Yachting Center.
posted 01.26.2011Election date change may increase voter turnout
The Urbanna Town Council approved a resolution asking the Virginia General Assembly to amend the town charter so town elections can be held in November. Currently, the town election is in May. Last year the State Board of Elections notified the town it would no longer fund any costs for May elections.
posted 01.26.2011Looking for ways to wake up Urbanna
Urbanna’s potential is sleeping, according to some town residents and business owners. “For all our challenges, the potential and beauty emerges way before our problems,” said Lee Chewning, a member of the Urbanna Town Council.