November 10, 2011 RSS feed / Early Files

50 years ago

Nov. 9, 1961

• Jay W. Johns of Charlottesville, chairman of the Civil War Centennial Commission for Virginia and head of the Stonewall Jackson Memorial, Inc., brought Mrs. Randolph Preston, granddaughter of Gen. More...

The Acheson Case — A Conspiracy?

Recollections of a Highland Lynching

Editor’s note: Last week’s story in “From Our Early Files” was part one about the 1884 lynching of E.T. Acheson, gleaned from the Feb. 22, 1979 edition of The Recorder, when Joseph C. Pritchard was editor and publisher. More...

25 years ago

Nov. 13, 1986

• The Virginia Department of Waste Management, citing a new 1986 regulation, has directed Bath County to cease using the heavy debris disposal site, known as an “open dump,” near Millboro. More...

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