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  • Thursday October 29th, 2015
    The Lancaster County Sheriff’s office is reporting a vehicle has struck a building on Church St. and Rt. 200 in Kilmarnock.  Traffic in the area has been affected as officials have responded to the scene, and are working on clearing the accident.  We will keep you updated as more information becomes available.
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  • Wednesday October 28th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Nearly 80 percent of Virginia public schools have earned full accreditation after meeting state benchmarks. The Virginia Department of Education said Tuesday that more than 1,400 schools are fully accredited for the 2015-2016 school year. That’s up from 1,246, or 68 percent of schools, last year. To earn full accreditation, at least 75 percent of students must pass the Standard of Learning tests ...
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  • Wednesday October 28th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A Virginia high school student has been named one of Time Magazine’s 30 most influential teens in the country. William Turton of Cosby High School tells WRIC-TV (http://bit.ly/1XxVy8B ) he is a reporter who has broken many national stories about hacking this past year. He tells the television station he was the first to report about Planned Parenthood’s hack and the first to ...
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  • Wednesday October 28th, 2015
    Six can­di­dates all hop­ing to gain a seat on the Rich­mond County Board of Super­vi­sors, answered ques­tions from cit­i­zens at a forum recently hosted by the VFW’s North­ern Neck Post. Con­cerns about the car tax increase, non­res­i­dent stu­dents, Fones Cliffs and prop­erty rights topped the list of items cov­ered. Much dis­cus­sion cen­tered on the effect of non­res­i­dent stu­dents attend­ing Rich­mond County Pub­lic Schools, as there ...
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  • Wednesday October 28th, 2015
    Fall is here, and that means dri­vers are now see­ing more deer on the roads. Accord­ing to the Vir­ginia Depart­ment of Game and Inland Fish­eries, almost half of all deer-vehicle col­li­sions hap­pen in Octo­ber, Novem­ber and Decem­ber. Now, as the begin­ning of Novem­ber approaches, state offi­cials say all they think about is mat­ing. Also, deer sea­son pushes deer onto the roads in areas that they ...
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  • Tuesday October 27th, 2015
    Historic Rosewell plantation is embracing ‘spooky’ this weekend, hosting tours after dark, and sharing thrilling tales: Leonora and the Ghost, The Scarlet Lady of Rosewell, and The Young Boy Who Lights the Doorway at Night. Tours will be held Oct. 29-31 at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. each night at the ruins.  Tickets are $10 per person and pre-registration is required. Proceeds from the event benefit ...
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  • Tuesday October 27th, 2015
    528 people in Deltaville signed up and paid a deposit for access to a proposed central water system to be developed by Bowman Engineering and Sydnor Hydrodynamics; more than the Middlesex Water Authority (MWA) had anticipated.  According to an MWA letter sent to those who have signed up: “The Sydnor-Bowman team has been encouraged by the response, however, the number and location of subscribers and the ...
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