Genealogy society to meet Saturday

The Middle Peninsula African-American Genealogical and Historical Society (MPAAGHS) will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at the Essex Public Library, 117 North Church Lane, Tappahannock.

The agenda will include a presentation on “The VIA Website,” a new initiative sponsored by the Virginia Interscholastic Association Heritage Association (VIAHA), reported Bessida White.

The VIAHA’s goal to document the heroic story of African-American educators, parents and students in Virginia during the days of segregation…