Fairheart welcomes stimulus, but has concerns
It’s been a merry-go-round for school officials this year as national and state economic woes have created havoc in budget planning. Federal stimulus funds have, at least temporarily, allowed Middlesex school officials to come up with enough funds to prevent major layoffs in the coming school year.
posted 03.25.2009Housing starts down; new lots up
With the economy in a steep dive, the number of single-family homes started in Middlesex County in 2008 was the lowest in at least 8 years, according to the Middlesex Planning Department.
posted 03.25.2009‘Sewage summit’ rescheduled
State Delegate Harvey Morgan has rescheduled a meeting with state and local officials to discuss the county’s proposed wastewater treatment plant for Saluda. Snow cancelled the first scheduled meeting.
posted 03.25.2009Sentinel staff members earn state awards
Southside Sentinel photo journalist Tom Chillemi and multimedia manager Mike Kucera won awards in the 2008 Virginia Press Association (VPA) News, Editorial and Photo Contest.