The $3.8M Oyster reef being created in Fishing Bay
$3.8 million oyster reef is being created just inside the mouth of Fishing Bay on the Piankatank River. The project is being funded by a public/private partnership between VMR), the Nature Conservancy, the ACE, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
posted 06.04.2014Urbanna Town Council asked to consider tax cuts
The Town of Urbanna collects about $6,000 in motor vehicle license taxes and about $13,000 in personal property taxes each year, former Urbanna treasurer Bob Calves pointed out to the town council during budget discussions on May 27.
posted 06.04.2014Buxton’s ‘The Private War of William Styron’ is published
A six-year-long writing project by Urbanna author Mary Wakefield Buxton came to fruition this week with her first novel being published by Brandylane Publishing Company in Richmond. It is her 13th book and first to be offered in a national market.
posted 06.04.2014Both lanes of Twigg Bridge open to traffic
FINALLY! VDOT has removed temporary traffic signals and barrels on Route 3 at the John Andrew Twigg Bridge over the Piankatank River, and two lanes of traffic are now open.