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  • Monday February 29th, 2016
    TAPPAHANNOCK, Va. —  Volunteers organizations around Tappahannock are calling for a hold on donations for victims of Wednesday’s tornado outbreak. A message from Larry Schools and the volunteer organizations collection donations says their centers are at capacity, ” Due to the overwhelming generosity of our community, our neighboring communities, our fellow Virginians and other states; we are at capacity for donations at the Tappahannock center. Until ...
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  • Monday February 29th, 2016
    The Middlesex County Economic Development Authority voted last week to appropriate $100,000 to create grants for businesses and commercial property owners located in the water system deployment area to subscribe to water service. The Middlesex Water Authority is seeking an additional 190 subscribers to meet their target for a sustainable water system. Under the EDA offer, individual businesses and owners of commercial properties will receive a ...
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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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