Boat hits Urbanna Creek jetty; three injured
At 5:15 a.m. Saturday, July 23, a 22-foot Robalo sportsfisherman boat ran into the stone jetty at the mouth of Urbanna Creek. Three people aboard the boat were injured. Four or five people were on the boat at the time of the accident, said VMRC media coordinator John Bull at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. One person had a head injury, one person had a broken leg, and one person was knocked unconscious.
posted 07.23.2011Local murder case sent to grand jury
The preliminary hearing for George Henry Roye, who is charged with first degree murder, was held in the Middlesex General District Court on Monday, July 18. Judge Jeffrey Shaw found probable cause to certify three felony charges to the Middlesex Grand Jury, which convenes on July 25.
posted 07.22.2011A hopeful sign for the oyster industry
Middlesex County has a long heritage when it comes to boatbuilding and oysters, but of late many have felt that both industries were mostly part of a bygone era never to thrive again. Atlantic Metals Products of Topping and Cowart Seafood Corp of Lottsburg think otherwise.
posted 07.20.2011Bushey seeks sheriff’s office in Nov. 8 election
Former Middlesex deputy David Bushey of Deltaville has been certified by the State Board of Elections (SBE) as a candidate for the office of Middlesex Sheriff in the November 8 election, said county voter registrar Eileen Howard this week.