Urbanna invited to join Oyster Trail
Oysters have always been vital to Urbanna, and that history could be part of the Virginia Oyster Trail, a state program to promote tourism through oysters and artisans… “This community was built on oysters,” said council member Larry Chowning.
posted 01.18.2016Kessler convicted of unlawful wounding
The man serving 45 years for the second degree murder of Claudine Gifford was found guilty on January 4 of unlawful wounding of a couple in an altercation that took place just days after Gifford’s disappearance.
posted 01.18.2016Realigning of creek channel a possibility
Middlesex County Administrator Matt Walker reported to the county board of supervisors on January 5 that the proposed second phase of dredging Jackson Creek might result in realigning Jackson Creek channel.
posted 01.18.2016Public access survey and evaluation begins
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors recently approved a “memorandum of understanding” between the county and the Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission for the Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority to create a master plan that will establish a clear direction for public access in the county.