Volunteers, donations sought for Founders’ Day celebration
Urbanna’s heritage will be honored during the first Founders’ Day Celebration on Saturday, August 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is just 5 weeks away and volunteers are needed.
posted 07.23.2014Boatbuilding still alive in Deltaville
At Willard Norris’ Lover’s Lane boat shop behind his home, a wooden flat-bottom skiff is being built for a James River hook-and-line fisherman. Also, the building of a motorized steel hull barge is under way at Barry Miller’s boatyard to be used in the Chesapeake Bay’s thriving oyster fishery.
posted 07.23.2014Fourth arrest made in deadly shooting
A fourth suspect has been arrested in connection with the alleged shooting death of a Gloucester man that occurred on July 5 in Water View. Three other men remain in jail charged in the shooting death of Raheem Trevon Williams, 20, of Gloucester County.
posted 07.16.2014Town council considers replacing water meters
Federal regulations being administered by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality will eventually require the town to account for every gallon of water that goes through its system, said Urbanna Town Administrator Holly Gailey.