Peregrin plucking is successful
En route to a safer neighborhood, three baby peregrin falcons were plucked from their nest 200 feet above the Rappahannock River last Thursday. They will be relocated to a safer home in the New River Gorge in West Virginia.
posted 06.02.2010Regional sewer needed for land application to work
A land application system to dispose of effluent from the Urbanna wastewater treatment plant would cost $4.6 million, Rich Donoff recently reported to the Urbanna Town Council.
posted 06.02.2010The history and future of Stampers Bay Road
What became Stamper’s Bay Road (Route 630) in Hartfield probably started as a path through the dense woods. Maybe it started as a game trail that Native Americans used. Soon, it became a shortcut to somewhere.
posted 05.27.2010Centenary Church saved from razing
Built in 1883, Centenary Church has been identified as the last church structure of its type still in its unaltered state, which demonstrates the design of Protestant churches of that century. On Thursday, May 20, ownership of the Historic Centenary Methodist Church in Saluda was passed to an organization called the Centenary Foundation.