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  • Wednesday May 04th, 2016
    Repairs planned for the Norrris Bridge this week have beeen delayed. No date has been set. When work reesumes, bridge traffic will be reduced to one lane from 7 pm to 6 am each evening. Flag crews and a pilot vehicle will guide motorists through the work zone. Crews will replace a 44-foot long section concrete on the bridge’s surface. The concrete will fill in an ...
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  • Tuesday May 03rd, 2016
    In Kilmarnock, three seats are up for election for four-year terms. One seat is up for the remaining two years of a four-year term. Rebecca Nunn, Michael Sutherland, Keith Butler, Shawn Donahue and Bernice McElroy are running for the four-year terms. Betty S. “Betsy” Crowther is seeking the two-year term.   Member Town Council – Kilmarnock (KILMARNOCK) 2 precincts of 2 (100.00%) reporting Candidate Votes Percent Keith L. Butler 235 29.12% Shawn E. Donahue 96 11.90% Bernice N. ...
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  • Tuesday May 03rd, 2016
    Virginia House and Senate Republicans announced Monday that they have retained the services of an attorney and plan to sue Gov. Terry McAuliffe over his executive order granting voting rights to over 200,000 felons. “Governor McAuliffe’s flagrant disregard for the Constitution of Virginia and the rule of must not go unchecked,” said Majority Leader Thomas Norment in a statement. McAuliffe signed an executive order ten days ...
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  • Tuesday May 03rd, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A preservation group’s annual list of Virginia’s most endangered historic places includes African-American cemeteries, a plantation slave dwelling plundered by treasure hunters and the General Assembly Building. Preservation Virginia said Tuesday that African-American cemeteries statewide are endangered by development, neglect and vandalism. For example, the Daughters of Zion Cemetery in Charlottesville has deteriorated since an organization established to take care of it ...
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  • Tuesday May 03rd, 2016
    MIDDLESEX, VA Virginia State Police say three Middlesex County children have been found safe and are now in police custody. An alert was issued Monday night for  six-month-old Daisy Foster, 18-month-old Lily Foster, and six-year-old Branson Horton. The children were believed to be “endangered,” according to police. The children were last seen at 2737 Greys Point Road in Topping in the company of their parents Brittni Martin and Jesse ...
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  • Monday May 02nd, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. – Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) and Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment, Jr. (R-James City) announced Monday that House and Senate Republicans have retained an attorney to challenge Governor Terence R. McAuliffe’s order which restored the civil rights of over 206,000 convicted felons. Governor McAuliffe signed the executive order about two weeks ago and Republicans called that move an ...
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  • Monday May 02nd, 2016
    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) – Virginia Republicans have rejected former presidential candidate Jim Gilmore’s bid to be a state delegate to the national GOP convention. Republicans elected 13 at-large delegates Saturday at a state convention in Harrisonburg, a group that did not include the former Virginia governor and former chairman of the Republican National Committee. Gilmore had hoped his pedigree would help him land a spot as a ...
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