Elevator, emergency center are top priorities
Replacing the sewage plant at the top of the CIP priorities are an elevator for the Woodward Building in Saluda, which houses county offices, and construction of an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in the basement of the new county courthouse in Saluda.
posted 07.07.2010Extra funds allow schools to keep five positions
At Tuesday’s meeting of the Middlesex Board of Supervisors, chairman Jack Miller and longtime member Fred Crittenden questioned Middlesex School Superintendent Rusty Fairheart on whether teachers or school administrators received pay raises in fiscal year 2010-11.
posted 07.07.2010Stabbing and handgun theft are under investigation
Middlesex County Sheriff deputies responded to a reported fight on Sunday, July 4, just after midnight on Courthouse Road in Saluda, said deputy R.D. Cable. Upon arrival, no complaints were filed and deputies left the scene…
posted 07.07.2010One person killed, nine injured in boating accident near Water View
A 25-year-old woman died and nine people were injured in a boating accident in the Rappahannock River near Water View in Middlesex County at about 10:15 p.m. Monday, July 5, according to John Bull, the director of public relations at the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC).
posted 07.06.2010U.S. Air Force’s John McKone — 50 years later
It was 1960. McKone, 28 at the time, was in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed overseas during the Cold War. He was the pilot of a RB-47 reconnaissance plane. During a routine flight, his plane was struck by the cannons of a Russian MIG. McKone had to eject.
posted 07.01.2010Middlesex to pay retirement of new employees
Following the lead of the Middlesex County School Board, which voted unanimously on June 14 to continue to pay all Virginia Retirement System (VRS) costs for new employees, county supervisors voted 3-2 on June 15 to do the same.