Pratt wins women’s U.S. oyster shucking title
Virginia Oyster Shucking Champion Deborah Pratt of Jamaica in Middlesex County won the Women's Division of the National Oyster Shucking Contest at St. Mary's County, Maryland, last Saturday.
posted 10.21.2008County schools make the grade
Assistant superintendent of schools Rashard J. Wright told the school board, “I’m very excited to start my instruction presentation with our accreditation news,” he said. “All three of our schools are fully accredited.”
posted 10.16.2008Developer seeks jury trial in $14 million suit
On October 2, Ruark filed his lawsuit in Middlesex Circuit Court through his attorney, John Walk of Hirschler and Fleischer of Richmond. The lawsuit asks for “a jury to hear and decide the issue of just compensation” that is due Ruark for the taking of his property.
posted 10.16.2008Stock market plunge hits Taber Trust Fund
As of October 9, 2008, the Taber Trust’s value had shrunk to $866,300—a drop of 19 percent since it was placed with the American Fund.