‘The world is waiting for you’
Michael Rutkowski, the featured speaker at Saturday’s 62nd graduation ceremony at Middlesex High School, summed up his address by saying, “This is just the beginning. Your education here is only the foundation from which you will grow.” Rutkowski spoke from his experience gained since he graduated from MHS in 2003.
posted 06.22.2011New Urbanna gift and clothing boutique offers customers a wide selection
In Lowe Tide, “where treasures are found,” Lowe has filled much of the historic building with local “treasure” that includes Dorothy Fagan’s fine art, “ecologically grown produce” from Dayspring Farm of King and Queen County, furnishings, accessories, and even cheeses and locally-raised meats marketed by Amy M. Wright Maloney, a certified yoga instructor.
posted 06.22.2011Town’s financial records seized by State Police
On Friday, June 10, the Virginia State Police seized 12 “large banker’s boxes” and three paper bags containing accounting records, bank records, accounts receivable and accounts payable records and personnel records from the Town of Urbanna administrative office, according to a search warrant “inventory” filed in Middlesex County Circuit Court.
posted 06.15.2011‘Lord, don’t let me die!’
At about 6 p.m. Bessie had a visitor, Angelette Boyd, who noted that the sky was getting a little dark as if a storm was approaching. None of the three women had heard there was a tornado watch in the area. Then, it came. In a split second a narrow-path tornado struck Bessie’s trailer and “sucked” Angelette out the door, onto the ground and, fortunately, to safety.