‘117 minutes’ at the Capitol
The first trip to anyplace new, especially the Virginia State Capitol and General Assembly, can be overwhelming. The power-charged atmospheres inside the legislative offices and Capitol made me feel like a rural resident, out of his element (which I was).
posted 02.18.2009Bond sale will repay Middlesex $1 million
The Middlesex Industrial Development Authority (IDA) last week approved a $1,032,000 revenue bond sale to repay Middlesex County funds it previously used to pay for school roof repairs and to build 10 airplane hangars at Hummel Field.
posted 02.18.2009Public input on comp plan sought
The final community forum to gather public comments on the “draft” of the Middlesex Comprehensive Plan will be held Thursday, Feb. 26, at Hermitage Baptist Church in Church View from 5 to 8 p.m.
posted 02.18.2009Outdoor fires unlawful before 4 p.m.
Virginia’s 4 p.m. burning law went into effect on Feb. 15—the start of spring fire season in Virginia. This law prohibits burning before 4 p.m. each day (Feb. 15-April 30) if the fire is in, or within 300 feet of, woodland, brushland or fields containing dry grass or other flammable materials.
posted 02.16.2009Wright named acting principal at MHS
School superintendent Rusty Fairheart recently announced that assistant school superintendent Rashard J. Wright has been appointed acting principal at Middlesex High School for the remainder of the school year.
posted 02.11.2009Supervisors seek $1 million bond sale
The Middlesex Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 on Feb. 3 to pay the county fund balance back for improvements at Middlesex High School and St. Clare Walker Middle School, and the construction of 10 airplane hangars at Hummel Field in Topping.