Saturday’s Urbanna Founders’ Day to offer family fun, history for all
Urbanna will celebrate its first Founders’ Day this Saturday, August 30, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., with all-day events and special activities that will entertain and educate. At the heart of the celebration is the 1 p.m. dedication of the restored John Mitchell Map at the Visitor’s Center, and a remembrance of our founders.
posted 08.27.2014A toast to the oyster
Governor McAuliffe (center) proposes a toast to the oyster and the oyster industry along with Debra Pratt of Middlesex County, one of the nation’s top oyster shuckers. As part of a recent announcement by Governor Terry McAuliffe of Virginia’s new Oyster Trail, the Governor visited Merroir restaurant on Locklies Creek in Topping on August 21.
posted 08.27.2014Lightning sparks house fire; two pets rescued
Katelin Morris has lived on Porpoise Cove Lane in Deltaville for two years, but it wasn’t until last week she met some more of her neighbors—through a twist of fate.
posted 08.20.2014Governor McAuliffe announces creation of Virginia Oyster Trail
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday the creation of the Virginia Oyster Trail, a major tourism development project connecting travelers to Virginia oyster purveyors, raw bars and restaurants, and the watermen’s culture throughout Coastal Virginia.