Supervisors seek changes in composite index
A county’s composite index determines that county’s ability to fund its own school expenses and other aspects of local government, and is a big factor in determining the amount of state funds a county receives. The composite index is based, in part, on county real estate values.
posted 12.03.2009Rockfish arrive in time for Deltaville tournament
Deltaville-area anglers are reporting the best striper fishing in years. That’s especially good news for those participating in the 16th annual CCA-Green Top Rockfish Classic this Saturday, December 5.
posted 11.29.2009VMRC to buy back 359 commercial crab licenses
The Virginia Marine Resources Commission will buy back 359 commercial crab licenses, in a historic action to take more than 75,000 crab pots off the water as part of a multi-year species rebuilding effort.
posted 11.29.2009Student missionary from Laneview found murdered
Kirsten Elisabeth Wolcott of Laneview in Essex County, a 20-year-old Seventh-Day Adventist student missionary, was found murdered on the Pacific island of Yap after going jogging near the school where she was teaching, according to a story on the Richmond Times-Dispatch website.