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MANY UPSET ABOUT REMOVAL OF NAVIGATIONAL MARKERS

The U.S. Coast Guard has begun to completely remove the channel markers in local waterways… despite the pleas by residents and county officials to continue to maintain what are viewed as critical aids to navigation. A crew from Panama City, Florida, was recently taking down the channel markers in Davis Creek. Now, with the aids […]

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Confederate monuments vandalized in 2 Virginia cities

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Two Confederate monuments in two Virginia cities have been vandalized this week. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the word “racist” was found painted in red on the Jefferson Davis statue in Richmond on Tuesday. The Virginian-Pilot reports Norfolk police spokesman Daniel Hudson says a memorial to the Confederate dead was spray-painted with […]

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Fishy lettuce plans

A company has plans to create jobs here in Virginia, using fish waste to grow organic lettuce and arugula. Governor Terry McAuliffe’s office announced that Kappa Farms will invest $865,000 to open a new “aquaponics” operation in Loudoun County. McAuliffe approved a $40,000 grant from the Governor’s Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Fund, which Loudoun […]

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Voter registration is over

If you didn’t do it by now, you are out of time, Monday was the last day to register to vote in next month’s election. Virginia does not allow same-day voter registration, and Monday was the deadline. Mailed applications had to be postmarked by yesterday. In-person applications had to be submitted by 5 yesterday afternoon, […]

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Arrest made in boating death

A Richmond man has been charged in connection with an August boating accident that resulted in the death of a man from Atlanta. 31 year old Graham McCormick, who was a former Richmond resident, was found dead August 11th. His body was discovered floating in Carter Creek near the end of Weems Road. The Lancaster […]

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Virginia voter registration deadline quickly approaching

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The deadline to register to vote in next month’s election is quickly approaching. The Virginia Department of Elections says voters must be registered by Monday. Any Virginian can check or update their registration information or register for the first time online . Registered voters can also preview their ballot or request […]

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