Legion Post 82 asks public to gather and remember WWI Christmas truce
Is it possible for men at war to stop for a moment in time to remember and celebrate together the birth of the Holy Child, Jesus? Imagine in a time of war and conflict enemies coming together in peace and sharing. This is exactly what happened in World War I.
posted 12.21.2011Urbanna budget, finances in disarray
Urbanna is less than six months into the current fiscal year and its budget is already “underfunded” for salaries, town administrator John Bailey told town council at its December 9 work session. Issues with the town budget and finances have prompted town council to consider the need for a treasurer that is “a separate entity,” said Mayor Don Richwine.
posted 12.14.2011Middlesex schools hire assistant superintendent
The Middlesex County School Board approved Michael Cromartie as the next assistant superintendent for Middlesex County Public Schools at its meeting on Monday, December 12. Currently he serves as a central office administrator in charge of adult education in Newport News.
posted 12.14.2011Knife taken from child on school bus
A knife was confiscated from a Middlesex Elementary School student who was riding Bus 14 on Tuesday, December 6. School superintendent Dr. James Lane said the following letter was sent home to the parents of every child on this bus “immediately following the conclusion of the investigation of this situation by the MES administration.”