Black bear spotted at Hartfield
A black bear was sighted by two Hartfield neighbors in the 12000 block of General Puller Highway (Route 33) near Stamper's Bay Road on Monday, June 29, reported Middlesex Animal Control Officer Ricky Warren.
posted 06.30.2009Eastern Shore receives restoration funding
Today the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced the Virginia Seaside Bays Restoration project will receive support from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to support 55 jobs that will restore oyster reefs, scallops, and seagrass beds on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
posted 06.30.2009No bridge lane closures on July 3
As work continues at the Norris Bridge, motorists can expect the following lane closures during the overnight hours next week. There will be no lane closures on Friday, July 3.
posted 06.27.2009No texting while driving law takes effect July 1
The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles' (DMV) Virginia Highway Safety Office encourages motorists to avoid distractions, such as texting while driving. Last year 28,395 crashes occurred in the Commonwealth involving driver distraction. Of those, 114 people died and 14,480 were injured.