Governor McAuliffe announces creation of Virginia Oyster Trail
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday the creation of the Virginia Oyster Trail, a major tourism development project connecting travelers to Virginia oyster purveyors, raw bars and restaurants, and the watermen’s culture throughout Coastal Virginia.
posted 08.20.2014Water Authority discusses budget, hears comments
The board approved the budget on the “hope” that money will be available to fund the authority. “I’m optimistic we will receive some other funding,” said Revere. “Also, if funds come in lighter than we anticipate, we can adjust the budget.”
posted 08.20.2014Crab stock in a tailspin
Recent Chesapeake Bay blue crab population figures show crabs are at the same low levels as in 2008 when the federal government declared the situation a “commercial fishery failure.”
posted 08.20.2014‘Million dollar rains’ boost most crops
Realtors say the three most important factors for property value are “location, location, location.” It turns out that’s also true for farmers this season, especially if they planted corn, which is very dependent on rain.