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  • Monday October 12th, 2015
    In order to let its students take advantage of the high demand for qualified truck drivers, Rappahannock Community College is offering a special course in cooperation with CDS Tractor Trailer Training. The course starts November 9, and runs Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., for four weeks. Since the Thanksgiving holiday falls within this time period, the training will probably roll into the week of ...
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  • Monday October 12th, 2015
    “The Nature of Dogs,” one of the Fall 2015 courses from the Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning (RILL), has generated so much interest that a second class has had to be scheduled. Dr. Greg Boeshaar has agreed to lead another series on November 5, 12, and 19 (Thursdays), from 1 to 3 p.m., at RCC’s Kilmarnock Center, Room 100. This course ...
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  • Monday October 05th, 2015
    Starting in October, The Tides Inn and VAoystercountry.com will combine to offer culinary enthusiasts a unique, native oyster harvest and Bay-to-Table experience at The Virginia Oyster Academy. “Virginia Oyster Country is the epicenter of the resurgence of the Virginia oyster. The Virginia Oyster Academy was created so our “students” could experience the culinary delights of the oyster, the heritage of working water-men and the ecology of ...
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  • Monday October 05th, 2015
    By Jan Bates, Coordinator of Children’s Programs, Northumberland Public Library Northumberland Elementary School (NES) students celebrated summer reading in a big, big way. On Friday September 18, approximately 170 NES students reported to the school cafeteria for a Summer Reading Pizza/Ice Cream party. The invitation was extended to students meeting their summer reading goal: read 20 picture books or a combination of picture books (1 point each) ...
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  • Monday October 05th, 2015
    As part of Rappahannock Community College’s week-long celebration of the region’s Native American heritage, September 28-October 2, Richmond County archaeologist David Stone Sweet will show a number of fascinating items from his collection of prehistoric relics. Also on display will be two “Solutrean Blades,” which are among the oldest recognized artifacts found in North America. These blades are Solutrean Bifaces, respectively eight and six inches long, ...
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  • Monday October 05th, 2015
    Emily Kuhn, a homeschooled student from New Kent County who is currently working for an Associate of Arts and Sciences transfer degree at Rappahannock Community College, has received a $1000 scholarship from Omega Protein. This award has helped deserving RCC students since its establishment in 2012. Kuhn feels fortunate, she says, to have qualified for the award. Combined with the income from her part-time employment and ...
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  • Monday October 05th, 2015
    If you want to give your kids an early start on Trick or Treat activities this Halloween, Northumberland Public Library’s Ye Olde Book Shoppe is the place to start.   On Halloween, October 31, anyone who comes in costume during the Book Shoppe’s Saturday hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. will receive free candy. So make sure you stop by for an afternoon Halloween treat.   The Book ...
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