Emergency services concerns discussed
More younger volunteers and more funding are needed to maintain quality rescue and fire protection in Middlesex County. That seemed to be the conclusion reached at a public meeting on local emergency services held Monday night at the historic courthouse in Saluda.
posted 11.18.2010Sentinel has early deadline next week
Because post offices will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25, the Southside Sentinel will appear on Wednesday, November 24, next week. Most display advertisements are needed by 5 p.m. Friday, November 19.
posted 11.18.2010Christmas Friends shoppers needed
Monetary donations have begun to arrive and some volunteer shoppers are already on the job. However, more volunteer shoppers are needed immediately to keep the program on schedule for gift delivery in just 4 weeks.
posted 11.18.2010Tractor-trailer collides with pine tree on Rt. 17
This MBI trash truck hit a large dead pine tree that was blown across northbound Route 17 by a quick storm on Wednesday, November 17, about 2 a.m. The impact ruptured the air brake lines causing all brakes to lock up.