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  • Monday February 29th, 2016
    Two people were killed early Monday in a massive fire that broke out overnight at the Dozier Yachting Center Marina in Urbanna. Sgt. Michelle Anaya with the Virginia State Police said the names would be released after making positive identifications of the two people and notifying next of kin. Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Canup said the people reportedly lived on boats at the marina. Major M.E. Sampson with Middlesex ...
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  • Monday February 29th, 2016
    URBANNA, Va. — Firefighters battled a massive marina fire as the sun rose over in Urbanna Monday morning. Fire crews from around Middlesex County, along with the U.S. Coast Guard and Virginia State Police were called to Doziers Marina around 4 a.m. Beth Justice, who lives near the marina, said she called 911 when she saw the flames from her home that overlooks the water. Justice said ...
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  • Friday February 26th, 2016
    A Lancaster County teen has been charged with attempted capital murder, along with a long list of other felonies. The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office has released a statement, saying that on the morning of February 10th, EMTs from the Central Middlesex Volunteer Rescue Squad in Urbanna responded to the Pilot House Inn in Topping after getting a call that 66-year-old Charles Conley of Topping, had lacerations ...
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  • Friday February 26th, 2016
    The personal property tax on boats in Urbanna could soon be a thing of the past. That was the main discussion this week at the Urbanna Town Council meeting. As it now stands, boats kept in Urbanna pay personal property tax to the town at the rate of 65 cents per $100 of value. That’s on top of the Middlesex County tax, which of about ...
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  • Friday February 26th, 2016
    The same storm that spawned a destructive tornado in the Tappahannock area Wednesday evening also formed another tornado that hit Lancaster County. According to Terry McGregor, the Director of Emergency Services for Lancaster County, a tornado touched down in the Morratico  area Wednesday evening, causing severe damage to one home and mild to moderate damage to several other structures. The tornado was rated as an ...
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  • Friday February 26th, 2016
    Closings Essex County Schools – Closed (Intermediate School is a shelter) Westmoreland County Schools – 2 hour delay Northumberland High School and the Northumberland High Athletics Department will collect non-perishable items such as diapers, wipes, canned goods, dry goods, dog/cat food, and cases of water during tonight’s night’s game against Sussex Central High School. Both NN Burger restaurant locations in Tappahannock, VA. and Kilmarnock, VA. are donating 100% of ...
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  • Thursday February 25th, 2016
    Those wishing to donate to the victims of Wednesday’s tornado, may drop off items at any EVB location or at the Old Southern States store on Route 360. You can help by donating items such as: • bottled water • non-perishable food items • cleaning supplies (trash bags, rakes, gloves etc.) • toiletries • monetary donations (checks payable to the American Red Cross)  For a list of  ...
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