Public hearing on sewage plant is Wednesday
Public debate has brought out several sewage issues that will come up when the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) holds a public hearing on Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Clare Walker Middle School on Route 33 at Locust Hill.
posted 01.15.2009‘Critical Harbor of Refuge’ status for Broad Creek
Middlesex County Administrator Charles Culley has been authorized to make a formal request to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to have Broad Creek in Deltaville be considered as a “Critical Harbor of Refuge.”
posted 01.15.2009Guns, drugs and vehicle seized in Topping bust
A routine police call in Topping turned into a marijuana bust, and the arrest of two men, including a suspected felon who was wanted in Northumberland on a felony gun charge, reported the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office.
posted 01.15.2009School leaders
The Middlesex County School Board elected Beth Hurd (right) as chairperson for 2009 and Elliott Reed (left) as vice chairman at a meeting Monday night. Hurd replaces Dr. Richard Shores as board chairman.
posted 01.15.2009Land Application: an alternative to discharge
The Kilmer’s Point and Cedar Point subdivisions have been using land applications via a spray irrigation system for over a decade. It is a viable alternative to discharging effluent into rivers and creeks.