Middlesex government eligible for FEMA funds
Middlesex County Ad-ministrator Charles Culley announced at a board of supervisors meeting on September 6 that President Barack Obama formally declared 22 counties in Virginia disaster areas due to Hurricane Irene, and Middlesex is one of them. The estimated damage to Middlesex County from Irene is $1.4 million, said Culley.
posted 09.07.2011Second Annual Virginia Half-Shell Oyster Tasting
Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association and Kelsick Specialty Market announce the Second Annual Virginia Half-Shell Oyster Tasting, to be held from 1 - 4 pm on Saturday November 12, 2011. Fresh oysters from each of six local oyster aquaculture farms will be available for comparative tasting, along with a presentation on how to taste oysters and a demonstration of oyster shucking techniques.
posted 09.05.2011Irene not as strong as feared, but many still without power
“Well, it’s not nearly as bad as we thought it was going to be, and we were mighty lucky it wasn’t,” said Channel 12 news reporter and anchor Tara Morgan as she stood Sunday morning on the beach at Stingray Point in Deltaville. Thankfully, Hurricane Irene did not pack the wallop of Isabel, but the storm did leave some nasty scars.
posted 08.31.2011Mathews Market Days set for September 9-10
Mathews Market Days will be held on the Courthouse Green in the heart of Mathews Court House on Friday, September 9, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday, September 10, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
On Saturday evening the annual Street Dance will be from 8-11 p.m. Admission and parking are free.