Woman dies after jumping from bridge
A Midlothian woman apparently committed suicide by jumping from the Robert O. Norris Bridge into the Rappahannock River at Topping on Monday. Lancaster County Sheriff Ronnie Crockett identified the victim as Jody G. Bowker, 50, of Midlothian.
posted 04.15.2009Three crashes send several to hospital
Three serious vehicle crashes in four days kept fire and rescue workers busy in Middlesex County. The first crash occurred about 3:15 a.m. on Friday, April 10, on Route 602 (Old Virginia Street) at Remlik, about three miles west of Urbanna.
posted 04.15.2009Proposed county budget down 6.7%
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2009-10 (FY10) budget on Tuesday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Historic Courthouse in Saluda. The $17,868,474 proposal calls for a 6.71% decrease in funding when compared to the current FY09 budget.
posted 04.15.2009Middlesex teaching positions may be cut
When informed several weeks ago that the upcoming FY10 school budget faced a 5% decrease in local funding, Middlesex School Superintendent Rusty Fairheart made it clear jobs and programs would have to be cut.