Five-day storm dumps a foot of rain on Middlesex
After a summer of drought, the area got too much of a good thing September 26-30 when the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole dropped more than a foot of rain in Deltaville and 11.9 inches in Saluda, as measured by Middlesex Extension Agent David Moore.
posted 10.06.2010Supervisors voice support for meals tax
At their regular monthly meeting on October 5, the Middlesex Board of Supervisors urged county citizens to vote in favor of a meals tax in the November 2 election. A meals tax referendum will be on the ballot.
posted 10.06.2010Trial of boat operator is October 13
Steven Wayne Nixon, 38, of Montpelier will appear in Lancaster County General District Court on Wednesday, October 13, at 11 a.m. to face seven felony and two misdemeanor charges stemming from a fatal boating accident in the Rappahannock River.
posted 10.06.2010Fifteen fish kills in two months
There has been a larger-than-usual number of juvenile menhaden fish kills along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia this year, reported Bill Hayden public affairs director for DEQ.