Many of these slide shows include audio.
Three Winters Cold
The coldest air in three winters blew into the area on Thursday, January 15. These photos, shot by Sentinel reporter Tom Chillemi, show just how artistic nature can be. The arctic blast created intricate patterns when creeks and coves froze over.
posted 05.01.2009Southside Sentinel Christmas Card
Enjoy this multimedia "Christmas card" from all of us here at the Southside Sentinel. It features photos from Middlesex County's best Christmas displays, including a miniature village with trains, boats and snow. The soundslide is edited to Kevin MacLeod's version of "The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies."
posted 05.01.2009Home for the Holidays: Eagle Release
Frances Murphy of the Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge discusses how she and her colleagues rescued a large female bald eagle that had been injured. The eagle made a strong recovery and was released back into the wild near Laurel Grove, where the bird was rescued.
posted 05.01.2009Al’s Body Shop Fire
James Pitts Jr., captain of the Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department of Urbanna, talks about the fire that destroyed Al's Body Shop in Saluda. Thick black smoke billowed from the building and the Deltaville ladder truck had to be called in to help kill the blaze.
posted 05.01.2009Chesty Puller Run 2008
Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Monroe explains the significance of the annual Chesty Puller Run during the 2008 event. Marines jog from Fort Lee to Chesty Puller's grave at Christchurch cemetery (a 68 mile jaunt) to honor the memory of the most highly decorated marine in the corps' history.