Deltaville businesses receive water grants
The Middlesex County Economic Development Authority (EDA) announced this week that 16 Deltaville businesses have applied for an EDA grant that would pay half of the $5,000 water connection fee for each business that signs up to be part of a proposed central water system that is still on the drawing board.
posted 05.18.2016Rappahannock River vista added to ‘endangered list’
The Rappahannock River topped the “Natural, Historic and Cultural Resources Threatened by Utility Infrastructure Projects Statewide” category of Preservation Virginia’s Most Endangered Historic Places released last week.
posted 05.18.2016Relay for Life ‘Bark for Life’ event is Sunday at dog park
The Relay for Life of Middlesex will host a “Bark for Life” event on Sunday, May 22, from 1-4 p.m. at the Middlesex County Animal Shelter and Friends For Life Dog Park at Cooks Corner, two miles east of Saluda. The event is in partnership with the shelter.
posted 05.18.2016Fred S. Crittenden: A job well done
When Fred S. Crittenden of Hardyville was appointed to the Middlesex County School Board in 1971, Richard Nixon was President. Seven U.S. Presidents would come and go while Crittenden served Middlesex for 41-plus years—9 as a school board member and 32 as a county supervisor.