Inspired to ‘dream big’
When Rosabeth Ward Kissman was growing up in Hartfield on the edge of a cornfield, she would beg her parents to take her to Deltaville—so she could play on the sidewalks. “Sidewalks translated into an ‘activity’ in my adolescent mind, and I wanted something more than mud pies and tree climbing,” said Kissman.
posted 10.19.2011NAACP seeks help from DOJ based on claims of discriminatory actions
The Middlesex County NAACP is seeking help from the Department of Justice’s Community Relations Service based on claims of discriminatory actions and unequal treatment of students and staff of the Middlesex County Public School system.
posted 10.18.2011Dr. Lane appointed school superintendent
The Middlesex County School Board voted unanimously Monday evening to appoint Dr. James Lane as the next superintendent for Middlesex County Public Schools. Dr. Lane has worked in Middlesex County for three years, serving as assistant superintendent of instruction for the past two years and one year as principal of St. Clare Walker Middle School.
posted 10.12.2011World-class oyster shucker is Oyster Festival grand marshal
Middlesex County oyster shucker Deborah Pratt has been named grand marshal of the 54th annual Urbanna Oyster Festival. Pratt has represented the United States four times in the World Oyster Shucking Championship in Ireland and finished second in the world in 1997.