Saving a drowning child’s life
When a child needs a hospital procedure, they are left in the care of highly trained doctors and nurses who use the ultimate technology to safeguard their health. And still, parents wait and worry. When a child goes to the pool, it’s a place to have fun. Many people don’t give a second thought to what could happen. Last Friday, they found out.
posted 08.10.2011Jury trial date set on embezzlement charges
A trial date of November 16-17 has been set for G. Lewis Filling Jr. who is facing five counts of embezzling money from the Central Middlesex Volunteer Rescue Squad (CMVRS) of Urbanna while he was squad treasurer. The trial will be decided by a jury.
posted 08.10.2011Parents, NAACP want answers from board
Concerns over racial issues in the Middlesex County Public Schools were voiced again at the county school board meeting Monday night. Dorri Combs of Stormont, who has a child at St. Clare Walker Middle School, said she considered taking her daughter out of the county school system because of racial conflicts in the school.
posted 08.10.2011Delegate candidates address election issues
The four candidates seeking the nomination for the 98th District seat in the Virginia House of Delegates in the August 23 Republican primary addressed voters in Saluda on Saturday at American Legion Post 82. The four candidates are Ken Gibson of Gloucester, Sherwood Bowditch of Gloucester, Keith Hodges of Urbanna, and Catesby Jones of Gloucester.
posted 08.10.2011Saluda man charged with attempted first-degree murder after police chase
David O. Thomas, 51, of Saluda, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder and four other felonies after firing a gun and fleeing in a vehicle from police Saturday night in Saluda. Thomas also is charged with three misdemeanors including driving while intoxicated, reckless handling of a firearm, and reckless driving.
posted 08.03.2011Crittenden, Hurd seek Pinetop District seat on BOS
Incumbent Fred S. Crittenden of Hardyville and Elizabeth B. “Beth” Hurd of Deltaville have filed the necessary paperwork to have their names placed on the November 8 election ballot for the one Pinetop District seat on the Middlesex Board of Supervisors.