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  • Friday November 06th, 2015
    A cou­ple who were involved in a sum­mer boat­ing acci­dent in Math­ews is now ask­ing the Coast Guard to take respon­si­bil­ity for fail­ing to ade­quately mark the chan­nel where that acci­dent hap­pened. The Gazette Jour­nal reports that Bill Kemp and his wife Cindy of Vir­ginia Beach, decided to take a boat­ing trip to Crisfield, Md., to the annual crab fes­ti­val. They invited their friends Robert ...
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  • Friday November 06th, 2015
    RESTON, Va. (AP) – Scientists say the invasive northern snakehead fish carries bacteria that could harm other creatures. The U.S. Geological Survey says some snakeheads caught in Virginia waters of the Potomac River south of Washington were infected with an unknown species of mycobacteria. Mycobacteria can cause chronic disease in a variety of animals, including mammals. But Virginia state fisheries biologist John Odenkirk said Thursday there is ...
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  • Friday November 06th, 2015
    A tractor-trailer loaded with clas­sic and antique auto­mo­biles from Las Vegas, flipped over last Tues­day on Route 17 near Church View. Vir­ginia State Police say the dri­ver of the tractor-trailer said he drove over the edge of the road shoul­der and when he attempted to cor­rect, the truck over­turned. No one was hurt. It hap­pened last Tues­day, Octo­ber 27th around 5:30PM, and crews worked until ...
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  • Thursday November 05th, 2015
    This article was submitted by Robert Wayland Carl Smith, President of the Save the Rappahannock Coalition announced that fifty local small businesses have signed a declaration stating that they believe the towers Dominion Power plans to build across the Rappahannock will have a negative impact on business in the Middle Peninsula and on the Northern Neck. “Having an eyesore like these industrial towers on our front ...
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  • Thursday November 05th, 2015
    The Bay School Community Arts Center has announced its first corporate sponsor, Davenport & Company. As the Bay School continues to grow, corporate partnerships will become essential. Davenport’ sponsorship will help support events such as Art Speaks on the Bay and the 18th Annual Fine Arts Auction. Mary Chapman, Bay School Chairperson, commented on the news. “We are excited that Davenport has chosen to be a ...
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  • Thursday November 05th, 2015
    Two of the toll lanes at the Coleman Bridge between Gloucester and York counties will be closed for maintenance overnight on Thursday, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. The two left side toll lanes on Route 17, lanes generally reserved for E-Z Pass holders, will close at 8 p.m. on Thursday and open at 5 a.m. on Friday. Vehicles with E-Z Pass, the electronic payment ...
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  • Thursday November 05th, 2015
    EMV is here. Is your business or organization prepared for the new EMV technology compliance requirements? On November 10, 2015 at 9:00am, come enjoy coffee and light snacks at the Chamber office 129 S. Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA. Learn from the Chesapeake Payment Systems (CPS) Team at Chesapeake Bank. They will discuss the new technology, the transfer of liability regulations and requirements, and what this ...
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