Mitchell Map: ‘An investment’ for Urbanna’
On Monday, October 21, the Urbanna Town Council will consider a resolution to do a “full” restoration of the historic Mitchell Map, which the town owns. The map is more than 200 years old and is a first edition that was printed in 1783.
posted 10.16.2013Syd Thrift Athletic Complex: ‘Making it durable to last the long haul’
The new Syd Thrift Athletic Complex will be a modern structure to promote a strong athletic program at Middlesex High School. “We are talking about a first-class facility,” said Johnny Fleet, the project liaison between the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors and the county school board.
posted 10.16.2013Francis Hall is festival’s Honorary Grand Marshal
Francis Hall, 93, of Urbanna has been named Honorary Grand Marshal of the 2013 Urbanna Oyster Festival. Hall’s Texaco was on Urbanna Creek, and the dock was a primary spot for oystermen to raft their boats during the oyster season. “I really enjoyed the host of oystermen who tied their boats up at our dock,” said Hall.
posted 10.16.2013Crash claims life of Hartfield woman
A Hartfield resident died Saturday and three others were seriously injured, including a 3-year-old child, when their vehicle went off the road and struck a tree in Lancaster County, said state police.