Parrot speaks 400 words
Jimmy, a 15-year-old Congo African Grey Parrot who lives in the Middlesex County area, has a vocabulary of about 400 words. He uses words to communicate his desires and feelings in ways that are both amusing and fascinating.
posted 01.12.2011Two crashes send six to the hospital
One person was flown by helicopter to a hospital following a single-vehicle crash at 2:37 a.m. on Sunday, January 9, in Topping, said Sergeant G.T. Mathias of the Virginia State Police. Three persons were transported to area hospitals following a crash at Stormont Road and Grafton Church Road near Hartfield on Wednesday, January 5.
posted 01.11.2011Warrants seek financial records of former rescue squad treasurer
Virginia State Police special agent accountant Jennifer S. Brown filed three search warrants in Middlesex County Circuit Court on Thursday, January 6, regarding alleged embezzlement and grand larceny involving George Lewis Filling of Urbanna, who was treasurer of the Central Middlesex Volunteer Rescue Squad in Urbanna from January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2010.
posted 01.06.2011The Christmas snow of 2010
The white Christmas was a present for families like Ed and Deborah Figgs of Wake. “All my family was home,” said Deborah. “We played games, watched TV, and I cooked. The good Lord gave us this snowstorm so that many family members would be together in one place to enjoy each other.