Sentinel will publish ‘letters of thanks’
Thanksgiving is a time to count your blessings and give thanks to those who have made a difference in your life. In this spirit, the Southside Sentinel will once again print, at no charge, short “thank-you letters” from Middlesex County residents and visitors in its Thanksgiving issue of Wednesday, November 23.
posted 11.16.2011Bushey sheriff; Hurd, Jessie, Miller & Soucek win
According to unofficial results from the State Board of Elections, David Bushey won a four-man race for the office of Middlesex County Sheriff in Tuesday's election.
posted 11.09.2011Korean War vet: ‘I’d go back and do it again’
a href="/index.php/news/article/korean_war_vet_id_go_back_and_do_it_again">Sometimes it’s not easy to imagine someone who is 83 years old as a young man. Frank Figgins, who now lives a quiet life with his wife Betty in Laneview, is a Korean War veteran. His weathered face and hands tell only part of his story. Sixty-three years ago, Figgins was working in a Norfolk shipyard when the call to duty came in 1948.
posted 11.09.2011Supervisor says Middlesex violated Procurement Act
At a recent election forum, the question surfaced as to whether Middlesex County always follows the Virginia Procurement Act. This act requires competitive negotiations and bids for projects costing $50,000 or more. The short answer is “yes,” according to Middlesex County Administrator Charles Culley.