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  • Monday June 27th, 2016
    The preparations that started back in January are coming to fruition and Reedville is ready to put on another great show starting on Saturday, July 2nd. The festivities start with the Firecracker 5K kicking off the weekend at 8 am. While many have already pre-registered for the event, onsite registration will be held at Festival Halle on Friday, July 1st from 9 am to 3 ...
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  • Monday June 27th, 2016
    The Lancaster school board voted at their recent meeting, to not require uniforms for the 2016-17 school year. The uniform policy was originally put into place three years ago, but public concerns about requiring uniforms have been constant since then. According to the results of a questionnaire that was sent to the parents of primary and middle school students, roughly 57% of those surveyed said ...
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  • Friday June 24th, 2016
    SILVER BEACH, Va. (AP) – Cleanup crews have begun picking up thousands of dead or dying menhaden fish that washed up on a Chesapeake Bay beach in Virginia. Local news outlets report that the fish spilled after a fishing net on a bait boat ripped open Tuesday morning off Silver Beach. James Kellum, the fishing boat’s owner, says the tear in the net was an accident. He ...
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  • Friday June 24th, 2016
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Appalachian music patriarch Ralph Stanley, who helped expand and popularize the bluegrass sound, has died. He was 89. His publicist, Kirt Webster, says Stanley died Thursday. Stanley was born and raised in southwest Virginia. He and brother Carter formed the Stanley Brothers and their Clinch Mountain Boys in 1946. The brothers fused Grand Ole Opry star Bill Monroe’s rapid rhythms with the mountain ...
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  • Friday June 24th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted individuals says DNA evidence proves that two men had nothing to do with the rape and beating of a Norfolk woman two decades ago. The Innocence Project filed papers Tuesday in the Supreme Court of Virginia arguing that DNA tests prove that Nathaniel E. Epps and Percell F. Warren were wrongfully convicted in the attack, ...
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  • Thursday June 23rd, 2016
    Changes are in store for the Urbanna Business Association, when as of the first of July, President Karen Lowe, the owner of Lowe Tide LLC in Urbanna, will step down, and Lewis Hall of Urbanna will become the new president. Lowe says she plans on staying active in the community and UBA, but she also felt it was time for a change. In making her ...
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  • Thursday June 23rd, 2016
    A mobile work zone will close a single travel lane of Route 33 at the Lord Delaware Bridge on Monday, June 27 through Thursday, June 30. The bridge carries Route 33 traffic between King and Queen County and the Town of West Point. VDOT crews will be performing tests on the bridge associated with an ongoing maintenance project to remove and replace grout. A single ...
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