Crash claims life of Mathews woman
Catherine E. Creech, 47, of North in Mathews County died from injuries suffered in a single-vehicle crash that occurred at about 8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19. The victim was not wearing a seat belt, said police.
posted 01.20.2011‘False materialism’ is not part of Dr. King’s ‘dream’
Dr. King started a dream for all people to be free, and eventually gave his life for that cause, said keynote speaker Rev. Leo C. Wagner, professor at Virginia Union University and pastor of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in West Point.
posted 01.19.2011Town wants to move election to November
Last year the State Board of Elections notified the town it would not provide any funds for May elections, which cost between $3,000 and $3,500. In contrast, a town election in November would cost an estimated $1,200, said Urbanna Mayor Donald Richwine during a council work session on Friday.
posted 01.19.2011Old clerk’s office being restored for commemoration
The Middlesex County Museum, in cooperation with the county board of supervisors, county historical society and Preservation Virginia, are restoring the old clerk’s office and plan to eventually open the building to the public.