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Changes coming to KIWS Rotary Bay Seafood Festival

The Rotarians have announced their 27th Annual Bay Seafood Festival will be held SATURDAY October 21st at Camp Kekoka in Kilmarnock. Make a note now, that the much anticipated annual event will be moved to Saturday this year. According to event chair Mat Terry, the hope is that by making the move to Saturday, even […]

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A warning today not to fall victim to scammers posing as Dominion Virginia Power employees. Some people and businesses have recently received a phone call from someone identifying themselves as a Dominion Virginia Power employee. They are told that their electrical service has been scheduled for disconnection due to non-payment. Despite repeatedly telling the person […]

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Large oysters key to oyster revival

A researcher at William & Mary claims that what he refers to as “big, honkin’ grandma oysters” could improve the Chesapeake Bay’s oyster stock. Geology Professor Rowan Lockwood said in a university press release that larger, older oysters produce more offspring. And some studies she says, suggest they’re more tolerant to disease. Lockwood is recommending […]

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This week’s recipe – Beef Barley Soup

If there’s one thing I love in the middle of winter, it’s a hearty, warming soup like beef barley. If there’s one thing I love even more, it’s a hearty, warming bowl of beef barley soup that takes less than an hour from start to finish and tastes just as good as a long-cooked version, […]

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Virginia’s finest: Seafood, ham and more – MUCH more

Stretching between the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, the Eastern Shore peninsula, with its wind-swept barrier islands, is home to a variety of succulent seafoods, most notably the Virginia oyster. At the northern end of the peninsula, the quaint fishing village of Chincoteague – made famous by Marguerite Henry’s famous book Misty of Chintoteague […]

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Virginia offering $1.2M in dam safety, floodplains grants

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia is handing out more than $1 million in grants to local governments and private dam owners for dam safety and flood prevention efforts. The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation is seeking applicants for the $1.2 million in grants by March 31. The grants will help localities and dam owners […]

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More Work On Norris Bridge Will Delay Travelers

Drivers can anticipate more brief delays on Route 3 at the Robert O. Norris Bridge over the Rappahannock River. Preparation work continues for an upcoming $12.8 million painting project of the bridge’s three center spans. The project contractor has started installation of the platform system required to paint the bridge. Route 3 is now reduced […]

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Rep. Bob Goodlatte declines invite to ‘People’s Town Hall’

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) – Sixth District Rep. Bob Goodlatte has declined an invitation to appear at a town hall meeting organized by a Roanoke grassroots organization demanding a meeting with him. The Roanoke Times reports (http://bit.ly/2lqxdHh) Roanoke Indivisible, a local chapter of the national progressive organization Indivisible that formed in the wake of Donald Trump’s […]

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