Local election candidates take center stage Thurs.
“Candidate Night” in Middlesex County will be held Thursday, October 20, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of St. Clare Walker Middle School on Route 33 at Locust Hill. The public is invited to attend. The forum is sponsored by the Deltaville Community Association and Middlesex Forward. The moderator will be Rev. Chauncey Mann Jr.
posted 10.19.2011Electric lines to be buried
Dominion Virginia Power will replace overhead electricity distribution lines at the Piankatank River bridge and bury them under the river, said Dominion external affairs manager Jen Kostyniuk. Kostyniuk explained the H-frame wooden towers were erected in the 1960s. They are being replaced with underground electric lines as a proactive measure.
posted 10.19.2011Inspired to ‘dream big’
When Rosabeth Ward Kissman was growing up in Hartfield on the edge of a cornfield, she would beg her parents to take her to Deltaville—so she could play on the sidewalks. “Sidewalks translated into an ‘activity’ in my adolescent mind, and I wanted something more than mud pies and tree climbing,” said Kissman.
posted 10.19.2011NAACP seeks help from DOJ based on claims of discriminatory actions
The Middlesex County NAACP is seeking help from the Department of Justice’s Community Relations Service based on claims of discriminatory actions and unequal treatment of students and staff of the Middlesex County Public School system.