Stimulus funds may help schools
Federal stimulus education funds totaling $283,500 may save several staff positions in the Middlesex County School System—at least in the upcoming 2009-10 (FY10) year. Even with the stimulus funds, however, a $151,000 loss in state funds over the current year (FY09) will have to be absorbed.
posted 03.11.2009High winds fan wildfire
A wildfire burned about four acres off Stamper’s Bay Road on Monday near Hartfield, said Virginia State Forester Ken Sterner.
posted 03.11.2009Fire destroys Locust Hill home
State Police arson investigators are looking into a suspicious fire that destroyed a mobile home in the 300 block of Silver Ridge Road in Locust Hill on Thursday, Feb. 26, said Alan Blake, chief of the Hartfield Volunteer Fire Department.
posted 03.11.2009Supervisor touts pump and haul sewage option
The cost of the new sewage treatment plant is estimated at about $4.5 million. The annual cost to pump and haul the sewage is about $25,000.