Filling convicted after entering Alford Plea
In Middlesex Circuit Court on Wednesday, November 16, Lewis Filling of Urbanna was convicted of five felony counts of embezzling $50,371 from the Central Middlesex Volunteer Rescue Squad of Urbanna. Filling entered an Alford Plea and when read the charges, he pled guilty to all five counts.
posted 11.16.2011Citizens debate proposed MHS athletic complex
Pros and cons were discussed at two public meetings last week concerning whether the county should fund a new $3.5 million Syd Thrift Athletic Complex at Middlesex High School.
posted 11.16.2011Efforts continue to keep Freeshade Center open
If the walls of Freeshade Community Center could talk, it would tell stories of old Syringa High School and days before the consolidation of the schools took place in Middlesex County. The cornerstone of Syringa High School was laid in 1911, and in 1936 the Works Progress Administration built an auditorium for the school.
posted 11.16.2011Truck strikes lawnmower from behind; man seriously injured
A pickup truck struck a riding lawnmower from behind on westbound Route 33, just east of Route 620 near St. Clare Walker Middle School at Locust Hill, on Thursday, November 10, at 12:33 p.m., reported First Sergeant Kevin Barrick of the Virginia State Police.