‘Ghost’ finds a good home
For weeks, a skittish hound nicknamed “Ghost” had been haunting Urbanna. Several attempts were made to catch the emaciated animal with food, but her fear of humans was more powerful than her need to eat.
posted 02.18.2009Getting an up close look at state politics
Allison Crittenden of Hardy-ville is receiving a firsthand experience in how laws are made while working as a page this winter in the Virginia House of Delegates at the Capitol in Richmond.
posted 02.18.2009‘117 minutes’ at the Capitol
The first trip to anyplace new, especially the Virginia State Capitol and General Assembly, can be overwhelming. The power-charged atmospheres inside the legislative offices and Capitol made me feel like a rural resident, out of his element (which I was).
posted 02.18.2009Bond sale will repay Middlesex $1 million
The Middlesex Industrial Development Authority (IDA) last week approved a $1,032,000 revenue bond sale to repay Middlesex County funds it previously used to pay for school roof repairs and to build 10 airplane hangars at Hummel Field.