Dr. 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.
posted 10.12.2011Funding for highway markers approved
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors voted on October 4 to allocate $3,000 to cover the cost of installing road markers recognizing historical African-American figures John Henry St. Clare Walker and Irene Morgan.
posted 10.12.2011Progress continues on Urbanna Firehouse addition
Progress continues on the 3-bay addition to the Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department in Urbanna. Also continuing is a building fund drive so the addition can be paid off as soon as possible. Citizens can pay directly for some parts of the building and have their donation made in honor or memory of someone.