NAACP seeks closed meetings with supervisors
Mark Lomax, president of the Middlesex County Chapter of the NAACP, has requested a private meeting with two members of the county board of supervisors. At press time, it was unclear what legal issues might be involved when such “non-quorum” private meetings, as suggested by Lomax, are held to intentionally circumvent the intent of FOIA open meeting laws.
posted 10.28.2010Lawsuit against drug task force resurrected
A long-pending lawsuit brought by a Middlesex woman, who alleges agents of a multi-jurisdictional drug task force mistakenly broke into her house trailer at Samos near Water View, was scheduled for trial on October 12, 2010.
posted 10.27.2010Fire Capt. from Richmond now faces murder charge
LANCASTER—A grand jury on Friday, October 22, returned nine true bills against Steven W. Nixon in the July 5 motor boat accident on the Rappahannock River which resulted in one death and injuries to nine others, including himself.
posted 10.22.2010Witnesses testify on details of boat crash
Steven W. Nixon, who is charged with seven felonies in a fatal motor boat crash that occurred July 5, was found guilty on October 13 of two misdemeanors: operating a boat while intoxicated, and reckless operation of a boat.