Area merges to deal with addiction as a disease
Drug addiction is a disease that has become a public health crisis and remedies will require approaches beyond locking addicts in jail, said Dr. William A. Hazel Jr., who has been the Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources for seven years.
posted 10.05.2016Middlesex County to loan money to Water Authority
Sometimes when a water pump runs dry, it has to be primed with a little water to get water flowing again. It’s called “priming the pump.” On Tuesday, October 4,the Middlesex county Board of Supervisors agreed to “prime the pump” of the Middlesex Water Authority with cash.
posted 10.05.2016Festival captains have long history of working in the local oyster industry
The Ward brothers of Deltaville, Floyd and Milton (Mit) Ward, along with two other Wards from the next generation, Floyd Gene and John Melvin, are the captains of the 2016 Urbanna Oyster Festival.
posted 10.05.2016Urbanna inks contract to renovate town hall
During a special called meeting on September 28, the Urbanna Town Council approved a $105,000 contract to renovate the exterior of the town hall on Cross Street. This phase will include removing exterior stucco and replacing it with Hardiplank siding, which is a cement shaped into boards.