News

  • Monday April 18th, 2016
    This week, on Wednesday, about 33 volunteers from the Gloucester office of Dominion Virginia Power will pitch in some helpful hands with renovation and painting of the historic Deltaville Ballpark. Besides the volunteer work, Dominion also recently kicked in with a $10,000 grant toward the repair of the ballpark’s roof. Dominion volunteers will be there from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. this Wednesday. The public is invited to ...
    Read More >>
  • Monday April 18th, 2016
    Senator Mark Warner has introduced a bill aimed at encouraging Republicans in the state legislature to expand eligibility for Medicaid. Some meanwhile, have questioned whether the federal government would keep its promise to reimburse states for most of the startup costs of expansion. Warner’s proposed legislation explicitly guarantees federal reimbursement of 100% of the cost for the first three years, then it would ramp down ...
    Read More >>
  • Friday April 15th, 2016
    The Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office will stage a mock DUI accident at Middlesex High School in Saluda on Thursday, April 21, at 2 p.m., simulating a vehicle crash as a result of an intoxicated driver. The exercise is being staged for the students with a focus on the juniors and seniors, as the high school prom is scheduled for the following weekend. The crash will be ...
    Read More >>
  • Friday April 15th, 2016
    BB&T Bank, based in Winston-Salem, N.C., will be closing the Urbanna Branch of BB&T on May 20. The bank building is the former headquarters of the Bank of Middlesex. When it closes next month, a century-old tradition of a financial center at that location will come to an end. The former Bank of Middlesex County was started in 1900. The Bank of Middlesex was owned ...
    Read More >>
  • Friday April 15th, 2016
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a full scale investigation into a false alarm that was sent to VA hospitals nationwide, about an active shooter. The alert originated earlier this week from the VA Medical Center in Hampton, during training on a new emergency notification system. The false alarm was received by about 23,000 employees at VA hospitals nationwide. Although it was quickly discovered ...
    Read More >>
  • Thursday April 14th, 2016
    CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) – The U.S. Navy is considering Wallops Island as its home base for the next generation of surveillance drones. Media outlets report that business and government leaders gathered Tuesday in Chincoteague, as part of the Wallops Island Regional Alliance, to call upon the Navy to select the Wallops Flight Facility as the East Coast home base for the still-under-development MQ-4C Triton. The new drones ...
    Read More >>
  • Wednesday April 13th, 2016
    ROSELAND, Va. (AP) – Anheuser-Busch has announced an agreement to acquire Roseland-based Devils Backbone Brewing Company. Anheuser-Busch issued a statement regarding the new partnership on Tuesday. Steve Crandall, co-founder and CEO of Devils Backbone Brewing Company, says in the statement that Devils Backbone will “retain a high level of autonomy,” and that the “existing management team plans to stay on board for many years.” Gov. Terry McAuliffe says ...
    Read More >>
No comments yet.

Leave a Reply