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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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  • Wednesday November 04th, 2015
    “Every vote counts!” It’s a cliché we hear reiterated ad nauseum; but this year, the trope held true. Lancaster County’s District 4 School board election between Joan Gravatt and Claudette Carter Henderson went down to the wire, exchanging the lead between each other with every precinct that reported in; and when the dust settled, Gravatt won by a single vote. Many of the elections this ...
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  • Wednesday November 04th, 2015
    Vir­ginia State Police say a Williams­burg woman was killed Sun­day morn­ing when the SUV she was dri­ving crashed off a bridge on Inter­state 64. 22 year old Shelby Press­ley died at the scene. A pas­sen­ger, 33 year old Joshua Abney, also of Williams­burg, suf­fered seri­ous injuries and was taken to VCU Med­ical Cen­ter. State police said the crash occurred at 4:37 a.m., on I-64 east­bound, ...
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  • Wednesday November 04th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – As the Washington Redskins defend their federal trademark registration, they’re pointing out that the government has registered plenty of companies with offensive names. Among the names cited by the NFL team: Take Yo Panties Off and Dago Swagg clothing, Midget Man condoms and inflatable sex dolls and Baked By A Negro bakery products. The team is appealing a judge’s July order canceling its ...
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  • Wednesday November 04th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – As the Washington Redskins defend their federal trademark registration, they’re pointing out that the government has registered plenty of companies with offensive names. Among the names cited by the NFL team: Take Yo Panties Off and Dago Swagg clothing, Midget Man condoms and inflatable sex dolls and Baked By A Negro bakery products. The team is appealing a judge’s July order canceling its ...
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  • Wednesday November 04th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – There’ll be plenty of turkeys for the Thanksgiving table, according to state agricultural statistics. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says the number of turkeys raised in the state this year is expected to total 17.4 million. That’s up 4 percent from last year. The VDACS estimate is based on a Sept. 1 survey by federal agricultural officials in the nation’s ...
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