Board changes policy on ‘overflow’ meetings
About 260 citizens showed up for the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors’ budget public hearing on April 21. However, the county fire code only allowed 120 people to attend the hearing in the boardroom on the second floor of the historic Middlesex Courthouse in Saluda.
posted 06.15.2016Committee to interview superintendent candidates
The search for a new Middlesex County School Superintendent is under way and candidate interviews will start next week, reported school board chair Claudia Soucek at the board’s regular monthly meeting on Monday, June 13.
posted 06.15.2016Arts in the Middle award winners have quiet pride
Earl Simpson of Wake, who received first place among local artists, was astonished at his selection. “I entered on a lark,” said Simpson, “and I had no idea that I could be in the running for an award. I suppose the judge was pleased with the connection between my simple paintings and my books of poetry.”
posted 06.08.2016County receives $118,000 grant for dredging of Jackson Creek
The Virginia Port Authority Board in Norfolk has awarded Middlesex County a $118,000 grant for dredging the mouth and channel leading into Jackson Creek in Deltaville, Middlesex County Administrator Matt Walker told the Board of Supervisors at its regular monthly meeting on June 7.