March snowstorm stuns Middlesex
March roared in like a lion Sunday night and Monday morning as a major winter storm came up the East Coast and dumped 4 to 6 inches of snow on top of ice in most areas of Middlesex. The storm was accompanied by high winds and frigid temperatures.
posted 03.04.2009NAACP seeks to honor civil rights leader
Local African American leaders have proposed that civil rights pioneer Irene Morgan be memorialized with a highway marker in Saluda near the site where she was arrested in 1944 for failing to move to the “colored” section at the back of a bus. Morgan’s landmark decision pre-dated the more-famous case of Rosa Parks, who in 1955 refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama.
posted 03.04.2009Remembering roots
Schreinaer Hodges of Saluda remembers a lot from her 80 years, and she’s handing down that family history as it was told to her by her grandfather, Joseph Burnett.
posted 03.04.2009School budget public hearing set for Monday
The Middlesex County School Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2009-10 school budget at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 9