Fire damages three campers
On Sunday, July 18, at 7 a.m., a fire at Grey’s Point Camp at Topping caused about $70,000 worth of damage to three campers and sent one person to the hospital, said Hartfield Volunteer Fire Department chief Alan Blake.
posted 07.28.2010Local oyster firms feel impact of Gulf oil spill
Due to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the supply of oysters from this region has been curtailed and the price of oysters has skyrocketed. Oyster processors and distributors in Middlesex County and adjacent areas are feeling the impact—as are local consumers.
posted 07.28.2010Saluda sewage plant is now 2nd highest priority
A proposed sewage treatment plant for Saluda was moved to the second priority on Middlesex County’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) by a 4-1 vote of the Middlesex Board of Supervisors on July 20.
posted 07.28.2010Middlesex & Essex combined reassessment
Middlesex officials have been trying for years to establish a regional reassessment program, but have been unsuccessful. “If we are successful with this regional concept, maybe other counties will join in,” said Middlesex County Administrator Charles Culley.