Dr. Taber’s gift of 50 years ago has been a godsend to Urbanna
Dr. Charles “Duke” Wellington Taber died in 1966 at the age of 82, but his legacy lives on in the Town of Urbanna as the Taber Trust Fund continues to produce annual funding to support town operations and some local non-profit groups. The Taber Trust Fund is 50 years old this year.
posted 12.21.2016Survey work on creek dredging begins
The construction firm Docks of the Bay from White Stone began survey work this week at the mouth of Jackson Creek in Deltaville. The firm is scheduled to start dredging the creek in the coming days.
posted 12.21.2016Christmas cruising on Jackson Creek
Jackson Creek was lit up for the holidays during Friday’s Jackson Creek Christmas Cruise. Above, revelers brave cold winds in “Bethpager,” one of two deadrise boats that took tour-goers to view the decorations.
posted 12.14.2016Possible dredging of the mouth of Urbanna Creek to be studied
Saluda District supervisor Pete Mansfield dredged up some ancient history at the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors meeting on December 6 when he asked his fellow supervisors and county officials to study the possibility of dredging the mouth of Urbanna Creek.