Back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Friday
Virginia’s back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 7, and continues through Sunday, August 9. There is no limit on the number of items one can buy as long as each one qualifies under the holiday’s guidelines.
posted 08.04.2009Nokesville man’s death believed accidental or from natural causes
A 44-year-old unconscious man was pulled from the bottom of the lake at Bethpage Camp-Resort near Urbanna on Saturday about 4 p.m., said a spokesman for the Middlesex Sheriff's Office.
posted 08.04.2009Buyboat Homecoming was ‘one of the best’
"This is the third buyboat rendezvous held in Urbanna," said director of the event Bill Hight. "This was the biggest and best rendezvous that we have ever had." The other two rendezvouses were held at Rock Hall, Maryland and Tangier Island.
posted 08.04.2009Auxiliary has busy day on the river
Due to a storm with high winds and lighting, the patrol was delayed for an hour from its scheduled start. As crew members were arriving to board an auxiliary boat, a call was received from U.S. Coast Guard Station Milford Haven asking for assistance.