Many of these slide shows include audio.
NAACP 100th Anniversary
The Middlesex Chapter of the NAACP marked a century of civil rights progress with a celebration. Local African American leaders have proposed that civil rights pioneer Irene Morgan be memorialized with a highway marker in Saluda where she was arrested in 1944 for failing to move to the “colored” section at the back of a bus.
posted 05.02.2009Professional Wrestling at Middlesex High
The NWA Fusion professional wrestling event was held at the Middlesex High School gymnasium and benefited the Hartfield Volunteer Fire Department. Large men in colorful costumes (and with even more colorful names) punched, kicked, slammed and hurled each other for a noble cause.
posted 05.02.2009Polar Bear Plunge at Stingray Point
The fifth annual Stingray Point Polar Bear Plunge raised $4,350 for the Lower Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department. Dozens of brave souls plunged into the 36 degree Chesapeake Bay to prove just how big their hearts are. The 2009 Polar Bear of the Year was Tricia Geidraitis.
posted 05.02.2009Youth Basketball in Middlesex
Youth basketball is alive in Middlesex County! The 2009 season was comprised of four divisions, sixteen teams and over one hundred and sixty players. Games are played at Middlesex High and Middlesex Elementary every Saturday during the season.
posted 05.02.2009Tour the New Northumberland School Complex
Tour the new Northumberland school complex with Clint Stables, Superintendent of Northumberland County Schools. It is a massive structure which will replace the current middle and high school. Reid Pierce Armstrong photographed the new school complex.