School superintendent addresses alleged racial incident at MHS
On Wednesday, November 5, the day after Barack Obama became the first black president-elect of the United States, there were alleged racial issues at Middlesex High School (MHS) that resulted in the NAACP and TV Channel 8 News of Richmond getting involved.
posted 11.12.2008Bracke sentenced to 39 years in prison
Judge Shaw said Bracke’s numerous sentences are to run consecutively, which means his prison term is the sum of all his sentences added together. Middlesex Commonwealth’s Attorney Mike Hurd said inmates in the state system must serve at least 85 percent of their sentence.
posted 11.06.2008DEQ to hold public hearing on sewage plant
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will hold a public hearing in the near future on a wastewater permit for a proposed sewage treatment plant Middlesex County wants to build near Saluda, the county board of supervisors was told on Tuesday.
posted 11.06.2008McCain carries Middlesex
Almost 79% (6,007) of active registered Middlesex County voters cast ballots in Tuesday’s Presidential election. Republican John McCain received 59.01% of the Middlesex votes (3,545), and newly-elected Democratic President Barack Obama received 39.78% of the votes (2,390).