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  • Thursday May 11th, 2017
    Temporary traffic signals will be activated at the center spans of the Robert O. Norris Jr. Memorial Bridge next week. Temporary traffic signals will be placed in flash mode on Tuesday, and full operation will start on Wednesday. Then, the two temporary traffic signals will control one-way alternating traffic at the bridge’s center spans 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Crews will use ...
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  • Thursday May 11th, 2017
    Just Gardens is pleased to host its 17th year of garden tours in the Northern Neck, a benefit for The Haven Shelter & Services, located in Warsaw. This Friday and Saturday, four gardens will be featured. Shiloh School, a Historic Virginia Landmark built in 1906 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, will be open in honor of Just Gardens 2017 as will ...
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  • Thursday May 11th, 2017
    The athletic coach and art and photography teacher, has been named 2017 Northumberland County Public School Division Teacher of the Year. Coach Eddie Barnes Jr, according to school officials, exemplifies dedication, professionalism and a relentless commitment to his students and student athletes. Barnes has been teaching for 38 years. He credits his faith with leading him to focus on the good in himself and others ...
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  • Wednesday May 10th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s lawmakers say they are putting $1.5 million they did not spend this fiscal year back in the general fund. GOP House Speaker William J. Howell’s office announced Monday that the General Assembly was living within its means and practicing “fiscal conservatism.” The bulk of the returned money comes from $700,000 unspent by the Capitol Police. Other legislative branches that returned money include $20,000 ...
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  • Wednesday May 10th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. — Lawyers for a transgender teenager who sued his eastern Virginia school board for the right to use the boys’ bathroom have filed a new brief arguing his case still is relevant even though he’s about to graduate from high school. The filing Monday in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals argues that Gavin Grimm would be subjected to an illegal school board ...
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  • Tuesday May 09th, 2017
    If you want to see a really, really big ship, here’s your chance! The largest ship to ever call on the East Coast is in Virginia. According to The Virginian-Pilot, the container ship COSCO Development arrived in Hampton Roads early Monday. It’s the biggest ship to ever pass through the expanded Panama Canal since it opened nearly a year ago, and the stop here in ...
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  • Tuesday May 09th, 2017
    More details have been released pertaining to a shooting last week in Mathews County. The sheriff’s office says the victim was 61 year old Steven Early, who was hit by gunfire last Thursday night around 9:30 on Ridgefield Road. Early was found suffering from a single gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene. A second victim was treated for a minor gunshot wound ...
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