Topping woman dies in crash
VIDEO: Clara Banks, 82, of Topping, died when the SUV she was riding in was struck from the rear and overturned on Tuesday, said Sergeant G.T. Mathias of the Virginia State Police. A State Police accident reconstruction team worked at the scene until 8:30 p.m. VDOT set up signs and detoured traffic around the crash site.
posted 11.11.2009Oyster lovers delight
Sue was content last Friday to watch Tom down a plate of Middlesex Kiwanis oysters. She declined his first offer of a roasted oyster. However, something piqued her taste buds. Customers looked like they were really enjoying the oysters. She was missing something.
posted 11.11.2009Higher composite index will cost schools $300,000
The Middlesex County School Board learned Monday night that the county’s composite index, which determines the county’s ability to fund its own school expenses and other aspects of local government, will increase from .6786 to .7431.
posted 11.11.2009McNamee, Brooke reign over 52nd Oyster Festival
Kendall McNamee was crowned Queen of the 52nd Urbanna Oyster Festival and Katie Brooke was crowned Little Miss Spat last Friday in Taber Park. The Queen and Little Miss Spat were chosen separately by judges who do not live in Middlesex County and have no prior knowledge of the contestants.