Jackson Creek to be dredged
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve a $97,575 bid from Docks of the Bay construction company to dredge a portion of the mouth of Jackson Creek in Deltaville. The project will be 75% funded through a Port Authority grant. The board agreed to fund $13,125.
posted 06.08.2011Two airlifted to MCV after crash at Topping
According to the police report, the crash occurred on a curve on Route 622 about a half mile from Route 3. Tashaya N. Brooks of Susan in Mathews County was driving toward Hartfield when a wheel on her vehicle dropped off the right side of the pavement.
posted 06.08.2011Firehouse addition groundbreaking is Sunday
The groundbreaking on the addition to the Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department firehouse in Urbanna, which has been in the planning process since 2002, will be on Sunday, June 12, at 3 p.m. The public is invited to be on hand as this “major expansion” begins. Refreshments will be served.
posted 06.08.2011Betty Allen Chowning Auditorium is dedicated
Betty Allen Chowning instilled the love of music that has lasted a lifetime for many of her former Middlesex High School choir students. Some students came to her with voices that cracked and were off key. They left with the joy of singing.
posted 06.01.2011Middlesex Library to celebrate 25th year
The Middlesex County Public Library will celebrate its 25th anniversary from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, at St. Clare Walker Middle School on Route 33 at Locust Hill. The public is encouraged to attend. Several Middlesex County authors will be featured at the event to discuss their writing and their books.
posted 06.01.2011Special grand jury considering sheriff’s case
The investigation into Middlesex Sheriff Guy Abbott’s financial records continues under the secrecy of a special grand jury. Information is sketchy and the file remains sealed. The investigation that was authorized by the Virginia Attorney General on November 3, 2009 has not resulted in Sheriff Abbott being charged.