The auction of Jackson Creek Marine in Hardyville
There were hundreds, if not thousands, of tools, machines and tractors at the January 28 auction of Jackson Creek Marine in Hardyville. Bidders gathered in a cold rain to buy equipment from three generations of farmers — two generations of Gilberts and, before that, the Bristows.
posted 02.02.2011Fire consumes house on Warner Road
Fire spread quickly consuming a two story house on Warner Road on Thursday, January 27. The fire appeared to have started in the kitchen located at the back of the wooden structure. The fire was reported by the next door neighbor at about 1:45 p.m.
posted 01.27.2011Dates set for Urbanna condo lawsuit & BZA appeal
Years of negotiating have failed. A trial date has been set for the Potomac Timber Investment’s lawsuit over Urbanna Town Council’s rejection of Potomac’s site plan for proposed condominiums to be built at Urbanna Yachting Center.
posted 01.26.2011Election date change may increase voter turnout
The Urbanna Town Council approved a resolution asking the Virginia General Assembly to amend the town charter so town elections can be held in November. Currently, the town election is in May. Last year the State Board of Elections notified the town it would no longer fund any costs for May elections.