Boating generates $53 million for county
A Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) report completed in March states that Deltaville is the largest recreational boating community between Annapolis, Md., and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and the economic impact of boating in Middlesex County is $53.9 million annually.
posted 07.06.2011After 40 years, Doc Jones keeps on rolling
Clarence “Doc” Jones has been a “scrapper” for 40 years. His automotive recycling and salvage operation on Route 3 near Hartfield began in December 1971. Jones, at 69, is looking to sell his business.
posted 07.06.2011Judge refuses to delay July 26 trial of condo lawsuit
After three years, Potomac Timber Investments’ $4.5 million lawsuit against the Urbanna Town Council will go to trial as scheduled starting July 26 in Middlesex Circuit Court. On Monday, Judge R. Bruce Long denied Potomac Timber’s motion to delay the jury trial. The trial may take up to 3 days.
posted 06.29.2011Group determined to make Thrift Sports Complex a reality at MHS
For Bob Henkel, Johnny Fleet, Dolly Thrift, and others the dream of a new sports complex facility at Middlesex High School is all about giving the citizens of the county something to be proud of. All three are MHS graduates.
posted 06.29.2011DCA forms Jackson Creek Improvement Committee
Recognizing the economic importance of navigable waterways to the Deltaville community and to Middlesex County, and the critical need to dredge the entrance to Jackson Creek, the Deltaville Community Association (DCA) recently established the Jackson Creek Improvement Committee (JCIC).
posted 06.29.2011Norton and Koedel to lead parade
This year’s grand marshals of the Deltaville Heritage Day Heroes Parade have something unusual in common—both Billy Norton and John Koedel are from Pennsylvania. Through very different routes, they met up decades later through the Deltaville Community Association (DCA).