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Northumberland Library Gets Substantial Donation

Henderson United Methodist Church in Callao presented a $25,000 check from the Jesse Ball duPont Fund and $500 from the church to the Northumberland Public Library during Sunday services on December 10th. The funds will help the library to expand internet and technology access to under-served residents of Northumberland County through its new Mobile Library […]

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Dominion Energy shuts down nuclear reactor after water leak

  MINERAL, Va. (AP) – Dominion Energy has shut down one of its two nuclear reactors at the North Anna Power Station after the company says a “very small water leak” was discovered in the cooling system. Dominion spokesman Rick Zuercher told The Richmond-Times Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2C5epTG ) that Unit 2 at the Louisa County station […]

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Virginia council rejects Confederate statue removal proposal

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A Virginia city council has rejected a proposal to facilitate the removal of Confederate statues. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the Richmond City Council voted against Councilman Michael Jones’ proposal to ask the Virginia General Assembly to grant the city authority to remove the Monument Avenue statues on Monday. Following a public […]

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Christmas Music by the Bay is back

Lancaster by the Bay Chamber Executive Director Anne Paparella invites you to gather your friends for the second annual “Christmas Music by the Bay” featuring some of your favorite Christmas songs with a blue grass twist.  “Christmas Music by the Bay” features local favorite JJ & Co. performing 2 sets of Christmas music with a […]

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Delegate joins Senate race to challenge Tim Kaine

  HOT SPRINGS, Va. (AP) – Virginia Del. Nick Freitas has announced his plan to seek the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine in 2018. Freitas will go up against Corey Stewart – the chairman of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors – for the nomination. Stewart, who has modeled himself […]

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Ex-death row inmate to be released from Virginia prison

Sunday, December 10th 2017, 12:43 pm ESTSunday, December 10th 2017, 12:43 pm EST   CAPRON, Va. (AP) – A former Virginia death row inmate who had his sentence commuted to life in prison is expected to be released before Christmas. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Joseph Giarratano will walk out of Deerfield Correctional Center on […]

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Habitat To Build 19th Local Home

The Lancaster/ Northumberland Habitat for Humanity held a ground breaking ceremony recently, to celebrate the start of it’s 19th home. The latest Habitat home will be built on Buttercup Lane in White Stone, and will involve a modular building that will be set on the lot recently purchased for Tia Davenport and her family. Once […]

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24 fun Christmas party games

Whether you are having a Christmas party with family and friends or an office party with co-workers, here’s a list of games that will add some fun to your celebration. 1. Fill the Christmas stocking. Divide into teams and have the participants race to fill their team’s hanging stocking with a spoonful of wrapped candy.  […]

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