Route 33 in Deltaville closed
All travel lanes of Route 33 in Middlesex County have been closed from North End Road (Route 631) east so Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews can clear debris from the roadway. Confirmed tornados touched down at approximately 7 p.m. on Saturday evening in Gloucester and Middlesex counties causing downed trees and power lines.
posted 04.18.2011Jail inmate found hanged
Lancaster County Sheriff R.D. Crockett has reported the death of Starke Jett, 53, of Reedville, at approximately 2 a.m. April 16 while in custody at the Lancaster County Correctional Center. According to the local medical examiner’s preliminary report, Jett committed suicide by hanging himself.
posted 04.17.2011Filling jury trial set
A jury trial has been set for August 17, 2011 to hear the case against G. Lewis Filling of Urbanna, who is charged with five counts of felony embezzlement. a Middlesex Circuit Court Grand Jury indicted Filling with embezzling more than $50,000 from the Central Middlesex Volunteer Rescue Squad of Urbanna.
posted 04.15.2011Proposed redistricting jeopardizes seats of two school board members
The possibility of the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors creating two new voting districts has at least two school board members wondering whether they will be eligible to run for office in November.