Town seeks grant extension on streetscape improvement project
The Town of Urbanna has asked for an extension of the VDOT grant for Phase II of the streetscape improvement. The town was under a deadline of December 2011 to complete Phase II, which would improve Virginia Street from Cross Street to the Urbanna Town Marina at Upton’s Point.
posted 11.30.2011Filling could face 20 years on each of 5 convictions
In a voice that got lower with each question, Filling answered “guilty” each time. The judge asked him a series of questions, including “Do you understand that each guilty plea carries a maximum 20-year sentence with no parole?” Filling answered “yes” to every question except one.
posted 11.22.2011Urbanna Market owners are parade grand marshals
In 1995, Harry and Belinda Simmons were looking for a small-town grocery store that they could run together. The couple had been operating two IGA grocery stores in West Virginia and wanted to downsize. The Urbanna Market seemed to be a good fit, and they purchased the business in the summer of 1995—just three weeks before it was destroyed by fire.
posted 11.22.2011No trashy cat
Morgan is more than just another “dump cat.” For more than 14 years, Morgan has been a familiar face at the Hartfield Convenience Center, where residents dispose of their trash. People ask about Morgan when they don’t see him.