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  • Tuesday August 15th, 2017
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – A Virginia police chief says he had hoped a white nationalist rally in his city over the weekend would remain peaceful and his officers were spread thin when violence erupted. But law enforcement experts say Charlottesville should have been more prepared to deal with the violent fracas. Officers seemed to stand on the sidelines as fists flew, bats swung and objects soared through ...
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  • Tuesday August 15th, 2017
    The deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, is fueling another re-evaluation of Confederate statues in cities across the nation. It’s happening in much the same way that a mass shooting by a white supremacist inside a South Carolina church accelerated the removal of the Confederate flag. Statues are being removed or slated for removal in Gainesville, Florida; Baltimore, San Antonio and elsewhere. In Gainesville, a statue ...
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  • Monday August 14th, 2017
    An overflow of raw sewage has closed a boat ramp in Lancaster County. The Virginia Department of Health says it happened on Thursday at the Windmill Point Marina at 40 Windjammer Lane. The overflow was at the public boat ramp and drained into the adjacent marina basin. The health department has closed the boat ramp due to the public health concerns. Once the spill dissipates and testing of the ...
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  • Monday August 14th, 2017
    The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of a body that was found Friday around noon in Carters Creek. So far, the cause of death of 31 year-old Graham McCormick of Georgia, who was reported missing from a home on Glebe Road on Carter’s Creek just outside of Irvington, has not been determined. McCormick, according to the sheriff’s office, was visiting family here. ...
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  • Monday August 14th, 2017
    The two Virginia State Police troopers who were killed in a helicopter crash amid violent clashes during a white nationalist rally Saturday were seasoned veterans, including one who was supposed to celebrate his 41st birthday a day later.State Trooper Berke Bates — who was aboard the Bell 407 helicopter that crashed around 5 p.m. outside Charlottesville — had just dropped off Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe ...
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  • Monday August 14th, 2017
    According to an announcement by the US Postal Service, there will be a new post office set up in Weems, just as soon as the postal service can find a suitable site as close as reasonably possible to the former post office. The post office in Weems was shut down after the landlord decided not to extend the lease, and all service was then transferred ...
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  • Monday August 14th, 2017
    A 72 year old Mathews woman, was sentenced in Mathews County Court, to 12 months in jail for each of eight counts of embezzling funds from the Animal Care Society of Mathews. Peggy Arutunian pleaded guilty in March, when she admitted embezzling $42,326.44 from Sept. 1, 2015 to Dec. 16, 2016, while serving as treasurer and board member of the Animal Care Society. Arutunian claimed ...
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