Celebrating 100 years of a rich, full life
Verline Washington celebrated her 100th birthday on Thursday, August 18, 2016 with friends and relatives at Riverside Convalescent Center in Saluda. Verline received a plaque commemorating her 100th birthday with a signed note from President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.
posted 08.24.2016Virginia State Police warn residents of phone scam and caller ID spoofing
Virginia State Police are warning residents of an ongoing phone scam in which the caller says he is calling from the IRS and demands payment by verbally threatening and intimidating the individual. In addition, the caller ID number used by this scam is a legitimate Virginia State Police Area Office phone number.
posted 08.24.2016Saluda could be nominated as a national historic place
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors learned at its August 2 meeting that the village of Saluda may be recommended for nomination on the National Register of Historic Places for its role as the Middlesex County seat since 1849, and as the site of a significant collection of architectural resources.
posted 08.17.2016After concerns are aired, council holds hearings on budget amendments
At its August 15 meeting, the Urbanna Town Council skipped the required public hearing on one of its budget amendments—but then backtracked. Only when Southside Sentinel reporter Tom Chillemi insisted that a public hearing had not been held, and it was on that night’s agenda, did council hold the public hearing.