Saluda could be nominated as a national historic place
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors learned at its August 2 meeting that the village of Saluda may be recommended for nomination on the National Register of Historic Places for its role as the Middlesex County seat since 1849, and as the site of a significant collection of architectural resources.
posted 08.17.2016After concerns are aired, council holds hearings on budget amendments
At its August 15 meeting, the Urbanna Town Council skipped the required public hearing on one of its budget amendments—but then backtracked. Only when Southside Sentinel reporter Tom Chillemi insisted that a public hearing had not been held, and it was on that night’s agenda, did council hold the public hearing.
posted 08.17.2016‘Jay’ becomes a celebrity
The Urbanna Blue Jay has been making more appearances. This time at the Urbanna Farmers Market on August 13. The tame blue jay landed at the display of Bob Kates, a Deltaville watercolor artist…
posted 08.17.2016Supervisors asked to drop the boat tax; raise real estate taxes
“Leadership isn’t easy!” John Koontz of Hartfield told the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors at its meeting on Tuesday, August 2. “Our industries are few in this county, and therefore our support for them must be robust,” said Koontz from a written statement.