Mayor clarifies statement on town code
Urbanna Mayor Beatrice Taylor responded with a written response on Monday to a statement she made during a Urbanna Town Council work session on Jan. 16. At the work session, Taylor was responding to a question by town resident Bob Calves and she said the town code is a “guideline.”
posted 01.29.2009Bracke appeals convictions; other charges pending
Convicted child molester and arsonist Arthur R. Bracke has filed a notice of appeal in Middlesex Circuit Court through his attorney Charles E. Haden of Hampton. Bracke, who remains in jail, still faces four sexual felonies—two counts of aggravated sexual battery and two counts of sexually abusing a child—that allegedly occurred in August 2007.
posted 01.27.2009Sewage comment deadline is Feb. 6
On January 21, more that 100 people attended a Virginia Department of Environmental Quality public hearing on the proposed sewage plant. February 6 is the deadline to comment on the Saluda wastewater treatment plant being proposed by the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors.
posted 01.23.2009Beginning ‘the work of remaking America’
About 30 people gathered at Immanuel Baptist Church on Tuesday to witness history as Barack Obama was inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States. It was a time of jubilation and excitement as the swearing in of the first African-American U.S. President was broadcast on TV.