Citizens debate proposed MHS athletic complex
Pros and cons were discussed at two public meetings last week concerning whether the county should fund a new $3.5 million Syd Thrift Athletic Complex at Middlesex High School.
posted 11.16.2011Efforts continue to keep Freeshade Center open
If the walls of Freeshade Community Center could talk, it would tell stories of old Syringa High School and days before the consolidation of the schools took place in Middlesex County. The cornerstone of Syringa High School was laid in 1911, and in 1936 the Works Progress Administration built an auditorium for the school.
posted 11.16.2011Truck strikes lawnmower from behind; man seriously injured
A pickup truck struck a riding lawnmower from behind on westbound Route 33, just east of Route 620 near St. Clare Walker Middle School at Locust Hill, on Thursday, November 10, at 12:33 p.m., reported First Sergeant Kevin Barrick of the Virginia State Police.
posted 11.16.2011Sentinel will publish ‘letters of thanks’
Thanksgiving is a time to count your blessings and give thanks to those who have made a difference in your life. In this spirit, the Southside Sentinel will once again print, at no charge, short “thank-you letters” from Middlesex County residents and visitors in its Thanksgiving issue of Wednesday, November 23.