School budget talks continue Thursday night
Middlesex County School Board members recently held two public meetings concerning state school cuts in the 2009-10 budget. The Saluda District public meeting is tonight, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m. at Urbanna United Methodist Church.
posted 02.04.2009West Point paper mill files for bankruptcy
One of the area’s largest employers, Smurfit-Stone Container Corp., has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to published reports.
posted 02.04.2009Citizens oppose more effluent in Urbanna Creek
During the January 21 public hearing on a wastewater treatment plant proposed for Saluda, citizens asked the State Water Control Board (SWCB) to consider alternatives to dumping treated wastewater into Urbanna Creek.
posted 01.29.2009Land application of wastewater utilizes nutrients
For more than 18 years, Kilmer’s Point and Cedar Pointe subdivisions near Urbanna have used air, sunlight and land to treat their wastewater. It is sprayed on a 14-acre field where remaining nutrients become fertilizer for plants.