After 67 years, French village still cherishes ultimate sacrifice
Just five days after Allied forces landed in France on D-Day during World War II, the U.S. sent attack planes to support an Allied breakout from the beach areas. Lt. William “Billy” S. Marchant piloted one of those planes, a P-47 Thunderbolt, and it was shot down and crashed in a field in France on June 10, 1944…
posted 12.21.2011Town hires accounting consultants
On Monday, December 19, town council voted to spend up to $5,000 for accounting support services. Consultants with the Virginia Municipal League (VML) and the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) will assist the town in restructuring accounts, developing more useful financial reports and enhancing internal controls.
posted 12.21.2011County to buy land next to closed Stormont landfill
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday, December 20, to have board chairman Jack Miller sign a contract authorizing the county to pay Brian Thacker $530,000 for 35.4 acres of land next to the closed county landfill at Stormont.
posted 12.21.2011Legion Post 82 asks public to gather and remember WWI Christmas truce
Is it possible for men at war to stop for a moment in time to remember and celebrate together the birth of the Holy Child, Jesus? Imagine in a time of war and conflict enemies coming together in peace and sharing. This is exactly what happened in World War I.