October 3-9 is Fire Prevention Week
Each year in Virginia, roughly 30,000 fires result in hundreds of millions of dollars in damages. Even worse, one civilian was killed or injured by fire in Virginia every 19 hours in 2009 according to the Virginia Fire Incident Reporting System (VFIRS).
posted 10.05.2010Marina’s mural depicts area boating history
The three-sided mural, painted by Burgess artist Nancy Fuchs under the direction of marina owners Ken and Karen Knull, highlights a sailing map of the area, an active regatta scene, and a pictorial history of local boating designs called “Bay Beginnings.”
posted 10.05.2010Jackson Creek needs dredging
The channel at the mouth of Jackson Creek in Deltaville is narrowing and officials met last week at Deltaville Boat Yard to discuss the possibility of having the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers widen the entrance, reported supervisor Carlton Revere at a September 21 board meeting.
posted 09.29.2010Wings & Wheels wows 3,600
SLIDESHOW: Early on, basic transportation evolved into a metallic art form, and transportation took to the air. Some fine examples from the first 100 years of transportation technology assembled for Wings & Wheels 2010 last Saturday at Hummel Field in Topping.