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  • Monday December 11th, 2017
    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 blue grass twist.  “Rounding out the fun  will be Christmas ...
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  • Monday December 11th, 2017
      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 after President Donald Trump, ran a primary campaign for governor this year, ...
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  • Monday December 11th, 2017
    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 Dec. 20. Giarratano was convicted in the 1979 rape and capital murder of 15-year-old ...
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  • Monday December 11th, 2017
    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 the foundation, shell and utility connections are in place, Habitat ...
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  • Friday December 08th, 2017
      Queen Macy Stuart Swift will preside over the 122nd Holly Ball, which is set to take place December 29th at the Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club. The Holly Ball originated in 1895 and began operating as the fundraising arm of the Tidewater Foundation in the 1950s. As reigning Holly Ball Queen, Swift will act as the official hostess of the fundraiser. Del. Margaret Ransone ...
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  • Friday December 08th, 2017
    The employees and management of the local Walmart Store started a winter clothing drive in October to help those in need in our community. The Tappahannock Police Department was asked to help with the distribution of the items. That led Chief James Ashworth and Officer Tim Johnson to contact many local organizations to set up times that the items could be picked from the store. ...
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  • Friday December 08th, 2017
        A former University of Virginia and pro football player will spend 40 years in prison for running a $10 million fraud scheme that victimized more than 50 investors. 37-year-old Merrill Robertson Jr. of Chesterfield was sentenced Wednesday, following his conviction in August on 15 charges, including mail and wire fraud and money laundering. Prosecutors say Robertson and a co-conspirator targeted former coaches, donors, alumni and ...
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