Fire in Jamaica destroys acres
High winds coupled with the dry air and ground have contributed to a sizable forest/brush fire that started in Jamaica on Saturday behind Bethel Cemetery. The fire spread considerably.
posted 02.19.20112011 Best Places to Work in Virginia
Northern Neck Insurance Company was recently named as one of the 2011 Best Places to Work in Virginia. The annual list of “Best Places to Work” was created by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group.
posted 02.18.2011Boat operator pleads guilty in July 5 fatal crash
Boat operator Steven W. Nixon of Montpelier is facing 66 years in prison in connection with the boat crash on July 5 that resulted in the death of one woman and injuries, some serious, to nine other people.
posted 02.17.2011Land use tax hearing attracts large audience
When Pinetop District supervisor Carlton Revere finished his explanation Monday night that outlined who is in charge of setting the rules for land-use taxation, there was almost a sigh of relief among the other four county supervisors who were facing a courtroom full of large landowners and waterfront property owners.