Centenary Church saved from razing
Built in 1883, Centenary Church has been identified as the last church structure of its type still in its unaltered state, which demonstrates the design of Protestant churches of that century. On Thursday, May 20, ownership of the Historic Centenary Methodist Church in Saluda was passed to an organization called the Centenary Foundation.
posted 05.27.2010Recreation director to work half time for 4-H
Supervisors agreed to allow parks and recreation director Karen Reed to split her time between the recreation department and 4-H, a program sponsored by the Virginia Extension Service, which has agreed to pay a portion of Reed’s salary.
posted 05.27.2010Council & developer to make 3rd try at settlement
The Urbanna Town Council and would-be condominium developer Potomac Timber Investments will have one more chance to work out details of a site plan for 14 proposed condominiums on Urbanna Creek. If they cannot agree, Potomac Timber’s lawsuit will go to trial.
posted 05.27.2010ANACONDAS project takes VIMS to the Amazon
Professor Deborah Steinberg of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science will join an international team in late May and June for the first part of a three-year study of how the Amazon River's huge freshwater plume affects the biology and chemistry of the Atlantic Ocean.
posted 05.25.2010VIMS: help keep terrapins from crab pots
Researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science are asking recreational crabbers to take a small step that could have a big payback for Chesapeake Bay's beleaguered population of diamondback terrapins.