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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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  • Thursday February 25th, 2016
    Essex County Schools –  Closed (Intermediate School is a shelter) King and Queen County Schools – 2 hour delay Northern Neck Tech Center – 2 hour delay Richmond County Schools – 2 hour delay Westmoreland County Schools – Closed Bay Transit – 2 hour delay in Lancaster, Northumberland, Middlesex and  Westmoreland. No service in Essex (exception – River Run)
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  • Thursday February 25th, 2016
    (TAPPAHANNOCK- WWBT-TV) About 25 people were injured in Tappahannock after an  apparent tornado hit through the area, according to Virginia State Police. Their injuries ranged from minor to serious. They were taken to Riverside Tappahannock Hospital and then were eventually taken to Memorial Regional and VCU Medical Center.  250 responders were on scene assisting Tappahannock and Essex County. There have been reports of three separate tornadoes that ...
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  • Wednesday February 24th, 2016
    Due to impending severe weather the following Schools have cancelled after school activities for Wed Feb 24 Gloucester Mathews Lancaster – (Basketball Game postponed; School board meeting will go on) Chesapeake Academy – Extended day students should be picked up by 3:10 RCC (All locations) – Evening classes cancelled
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  • Wednesday February 24th, 2016
    The Virginia General Assembly has given final approved to legislation that would allow more concealed-weapon permit holders to legally carry guns in the state. A compromise hammered out by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, along with top Republicans, passed the Senate Monday. The legislation would expand the number of concealed handgun permit reciprocity agreements Virginia has with other states, allowing more out-of-state permit holders to legally carry guns ...
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  • Wednesday February 24th, 2016
    Virginia lawmakers are considering letting wildlife officials shoot feral hogs from helicopters. According to an article in the Virginian-Pilot, if passed, the law would give the state a new strategy to eliminate the destructive wild hogs, which are rapidly multiplying here in Virginia. America is home to as many as 5 million feral hogs, but their numbers in Virginia are now thought to be in ...
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  • Wednesday February 24th, 2016
    Things are looking good for Lancaster Community Library’s Capital Campaign. So far, it has raised about $2 million of the $2.1 million goal to support its new building at 16 Town Center Drive in Kilmarnock. The fund raising drive continues, and now, LCL is offering a special opportunity for the community to show its support. A donation of $250 or $500 will entitle donors to remember ...
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