Delegate 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.
posted 08.03.2011‘We are learning to live together’
“Amen! Amen! Rejoice!” These words repeatedly sounded throughout Lebanon Baptist Church Worship Center sanctuary in Saluda on Sunday as a capacity crowd awaited the arrival of Jesse Jackson, a nationally-known Baptist minister, civil rights leader and former presidential candidate.
posted 08.03.2011Alcohol was a factor in June 3 boating accident
Alcohol was a factor in the June 3 boating accident that resulted in the deaths of two people when their boat slammed into the seawall at the entrance to Windmill Point Marina. Conservation marine police Sgt. Richard Goszka reported that Robert Andrews Taylor Jr., 46, had a blood alcohol level of 0.22, “almost three times the legal limit” of 0.08.
posted 08.03.2011Wiley files for town council seat
Boyd Wiley is the only person who has filed as an Urbanna Town Council candidate in the special election to replace Beatrice Taylor, who resigned from town council for health reasons on April 18.