Saluda landmark to be torn down
Of the six Methodist churches formed in the 1800s in Middlesex County, only four will be standing after August. The Centenary United Methodist Church building across from the courthouse in Saluda is scheduled to be razed next month. Methodism was a major player in Virginia’s Great Religion Awakening that brought a more “down to earth” religion to Middlesex County and the area, according to historians.
posted 07.29.2009Urbanna BZA could vote on marina appeal Monday
Attorneys for condominium developer Potomac Timber Investments and the Urbanna Town Council have been trying for two months to reach an out-of-court settlement of a marina zoning appeal and a $4 million lawsuit. The appeal and lawsuit are separate issues, but are connected in that they both involve the same 1.5 acres at Urbanna Yachting Center.
posted 07.29.2009Non-profits using county funds to provide a tax return
“We would gladly comply with the county’s request, provided we can send you the bill for the audit,” said Evans. “Or the county can send their independent auditor. We have an annual tax review and that’s available to anyone.”
posted 07.29.2009Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society’s new facility
After four years of planning and construction, the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society (GMHS) has moved to its new facility at 6722 Sutton Road in Gloucester County. The shelter will host a grand opening event for the community on Saturday, August 1, from 9 a.m. to noon, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m.