First national Emergency Alert System test scheduled for Nov. 9
The Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System at approximately 2 p.m. on Nov. 9. The test will include transmission of a "live" Emergency Action Notification alert code to all EAS participants and a notice to the general public that the EAS has been activated for a national emergency.
posted 10.31.2011Trick-or-Treat set for Monday in Middlesex
Middlesex County will observe Halloween and Trick-or-Treat” from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, October 31, said Middlesex Sheriff Guy Abbott. Click through to see a list of suggestions for the kids this Halloween.
posted 10.26.2011Roye sentenced to 30 years for murder
Under a plea agreement, George Henry Roye, 81, of Locust Hill pled guilty on October 19 to the second degree murder of Charles Pernell Scott Sr. of Locust Hill, and using a firearm “while committing or attempting to commit murder,” and possessing or transporting a firearm after having been previously convicted of a violent felony.
posted 10.26.2011Election candidates respond to questions at forum
The question that was addressed to candidates for the Middlesex Board of Supervisors was as follows: “There is a question that the county purchase order system is not in full compliance with the Virginia Procurement Act, which will be costing the county money. If you are elected to the board of supervisors will you support bringing the county into compliance with the Virginia Procurement Act?”