Land use fees increase by $5
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed on February 15 to raise land-use taxation application fees by $5. Supervisors also voted to require landowners receiving land-use taxation to revalidate their eligibility every four years instead of the current six years.
posted 02.23.2011Urbanna considers building new pool
It’s time for a new pool in Urbanna. The current one is 43 years old and leaking 7,000 gallons a day, said town administrator Lewis Filling on Friday at the town council work session.
posted 02.23.2011Fire destroys 800 acres, horse barn
Eight hundred acres of forest land, a horse barn and a shed burned Saturday when a fire that started earlier in the week at a home near Laneview re-ignited and spread for miles, reported Upper Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department (UMVFD) Chief Billy Collier.
posted 02.21.2011Fire 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.