Marine police step up efforts to catch drunk boaters
This weekend, June 26-28, the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) will team up with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, the Virginia Marine Resource Commission and the U.S. Coast Guard to patrol state waters, looking for those boating under the influence, a charge as serious as driving under the influence.
posted 06.26.2009Flag retirement ceremony held
Boy Scouts from Troops 341, 345 and 370 participated in a flag retirement ceremony sponsored by American Legion Post 82 in Saluda last Saturday. Under the U.S. Flag Code, burning is the preferred manner of disposal.
posted 06.24.2009Deltaville to honor four on July 4th Heritage Day
The Deltaville Community Association (DCA) will have four grand marshals of the 22nd Annual Heritage Day on Saturday, July 4. Elaine Miller, Cathleen Norton, Dr. David G. Brown Jr., and Raymond Burrell are all going to ride in the parade as grand marshals in the July 4th parade at 2 p.m.
posted 06.24.2009County slows subdividing of family lots
The Middlesex Board of Supervisors has attempted to tighten the family exemption “loophole” that could have been used to circumvent the county subdivision ordinance in the past.