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  • Monday October 23rd, 2017
    Rappahannock General Hospital has set November 6th for the Autumn Meet & Greet, an opportunity to meet with members of the community to share some exciting new things that are happening at the local hospital. The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30PM at Rappahannock General, on Harris Road in Kilmarnock. Those who attend will not only see new state of the art equipment, ...
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  • Monday October 23rd, 2017
    Middlesex County’s closed landfill at Stormont, has been found to be in compliance with Department of Environmental Quality groundwater monitoring regulations. The county board of supervisors was recently informed of that fact by Mike Fiore, President of Resource International LTD of Ashland, the company that was hired to monitor the landfill. Because Middlesex County operated what is termed an “unlined” landfill at Stormont from 1971 to ...
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  • Thursday October 19th, 2017
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Nearly 200 years ago, Thomas Jefferson came up with a legal reading list for lawyers. Now, the University of Virginia is putting those books online. Hundreds of texts ranging from legal dictionaries to books on English law are being made available to the public. Jefferson’s book list goes back to the creation of the University of Virginia, a project he took on after ...
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  • Thursday October 19th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A Confederate statue in Virginia has been vandalized for the second night in a row. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the word “racist” was again found spray-painted in red on the base of the Jefferson Davis statue in Richmond on Wednesday morning, this time joined by the words “Ban KKK.” The word “racist” was found in the same spot Tuesday, before being cleaned. The ...
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  • Thursday October 19th, 2017
    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 to navigation gone, local watermen say they will have a ...
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  • Wednesday October 18th, 2017
    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 “#2 BETTER LUCK NEVER” early Monday morning. Richmond’s Davis statue is on ...
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  • Wednesday October 18th, 2017
    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 will match with local funds. Kappa plans to produce more ...
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