Locust Hill man faces murder charge
George Henry Roye, an 80-year-old Locust Hill resident, was charged with first-degree murder on Monday, May 16, in the shooting death of his son-in-law, 55-year-old Charles Purnell Scott Sr., said a Middlesex Sheriff’s Office spokesman.
posted 05.18.2011Modified firehouse plan is approved
A modified plan for a three-bay addition to the Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department cleared the Urbanna Planning Commission last week and is on the agenda for town council to consider at a meeting on Tuesday, May 24, at 7 p.m.
posted 05.18.2011Town council tables hotel-to-condo plan
On Monday, the Urbanna Town Council tabled a Special Use Permit (SUP) application submitted by the owner of the former hotel, the Bank of Lancaster, and the contract purchaser, Herman Beckstoffer.
On May 12, the Urbanna Planning Commission recommended approval of the site plan.
posted 05.18.2011NAACP leaders comment on county redistricting plan
On May 10, the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors approved changing the number of county voting districts from three to five. Two new districts will be added and each of the five districts will have one representative on the board of supervisors.