VIDEO: A trip back in time
During the living history program at the 2nd annual Urbanna Founder’s Day Celebration on Saturday ladies look over goods that would have been for sale in the mid-1700s at the James Mills Scottish Factor Store, which was the backdrop for the play.
posted 09.09.2015Longtime civic leader Bob Henkel named grand marshal of Urbanna Oyster Festival
Longtime Urbanna Oyster Festival volunteer and Middlesex County civic leader A. Robert (Bob) Henkel of Urbanna has been named grand marshal of the 2015 festival, which will be held Friday and Saturday, November 6-7.
posted 09.09.2015Repairs to Urbanna town hall a top priority in FY16
The Town of Urbanna has closed the books on the 2014-15 fiscal year with a surplus of $39,250. Most of that surplus came from $30,000 that was not spent on water line replacements on Marston Avenue, explained town administrator Holly Gailey.
posted 09.09.2015Mathews waterman dies while fishing his gill net
Longtime commercial fisherman Laurey Hudgins, 76, of Mathews County died while fishing his gill net in a 16-foot skiff on the Chesapeake Bay on Sunday, September 6.