‘False materialism’ is not part of Dr. King’s ‘dream’
Dr. King started a dream for all people to be free, and eventually gave his life for that cause, said keynote speaker Rev. Leo C. Wagner, professor at Virginia Union University and pastor of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in West Point.
posted 01.19.2011Town wants to move election to November
Last year the State Board of Elections notified the town it would not provide any funds for May elections, which cost between $3,000 and $3,500. In contrast, a town election in November would cost an estimated $1,200, said Urbanna Mayor Donald Richwine during a council work session on Friday.
posted 01.19.2011Old clerk’s office being restored for commemoration
The Middlesex County Museum, in cooperation with the county board of supervisors, county historical society and Preservation Virginia, are restoring the old clerk’s office and plan to eventually open the building to the public.
posted 01.19.2011Two charged with malicious wounding
Two Middlesex men have been charged with malicious wounding of Kevin Townsend, 49, of Saluda, indicate Middlesex Circuit Court records. Townsend was hospitalized on December 17 after he was stabbed, and he died in an area hospital about a week later, indicate court records.