10 Years Ago

Quake Felt in Cove


August 26, 2021

Herald of Aug. 25, 2011

An earthquake Tuesday afternoon centered in Virginia measured 5.8 on the Richter scale and was felt up and down the East Coast, including the Morrisons Cove area. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake – the strongest on the East Coast in 67 years – happened at 1:52 p.m. and was centered near Louisa, Va., which is northwest of Richmond and south of Washington D.C.

The Murray-Appleman Post 147 of the American Legion in Roaring Spring is working to transform the old school gym nearby into a community building. The old brick gym on Cemetery Avenue i...

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