Offer to buy Centenary was ‘unacceptable’
Trustees of the Rappahannock District of the United Methodist Church attempted for about three years to find a solution as to what to do with the Centenary United Methodist Church building in Saluda, said trustees chairman Foster Lee of West Point this week. And, in June, the trustees decided to tear the church down, said Lee.
posted 08.05.2009Buyboat Homecoming: ‘biggest and best’
Good weather and beautiful boats brought hundreds of people to Urbanna last Friday and Saturday to get a glimpse of the area’s maritime past at the 5th Annual Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Homecoming. The event was held at the Urbanna Town Marina at Upton’s Point on Urbanna Creek.
posted 08.05.2009School board appoints several administrators
The Middlesex County School Board voted on July 29 to appoint Dr. James Lane as interim assistant superintendent of schools for the upcoming school year. Dr. Lane will maintain his primary role as principal at St. Clare Walker Middle School, but will also assume some division-wide instructional responsibilities. Dr. Lane will assume the duties of former assistant superintendent Rashard J. Wright, who resigned in June to become principal of Kecoughtan High School.
posted 08.05.2009Back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Friday
Virginia’s back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 7, and continues through Sunday, August 9. There is no limit on the number of items one can buy as long as each one qualifies under the holiday’s guidelines.