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  • Wednesday September 02nd, 2015
    You have a chance to help name a giraffe calf recently born at the Vir­ginia Zoo. The zoo says the male giraffe weighed 152 pounds and was 75 inches tall when it was born on July 23. Now, the pub­lic is being offered the oppor­tu­nity to vote online at the zoo’s web­site, www.virginiazoo.org, for one of 14 names cho­sen by the zoo’s staff. Pro­posed names ...
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  • Wednesday September 02nd, 2015
    The Glouces­ter County Wet­lands Board unan­i­mously approved four shore­line improve­ment appli­ca­tions dur­ing a recent meet­ing. The green light was given to con­struct 180 lin­ear feet of new vinyl bulk­head along the Ware River. The board also, accord­ing to the Gazette Jour­nal, dis­cussed a Vir­ginia Insti­tute of Marine Sci­ence rec­om­men­da­tion for a liv­ing shore­line at the Pfeil prop­erty, but decided there was not enough dis­tance from ...
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  • Wednesday September 02nd, 2015
    Gov­er­nor McAu­li­ffe has signed a new law which he says will strengthen the Commonwealth’s cyber­se­cu­rity mea­sures in order to pro­tect per­sonal infor­ma­tion and sen­si­tive data through the expan­sion of cyber-related risk man­age­ment activ­i­ties. The Direc­tive requires the Vir­ginia Infor­ma­tion Tech­nolo­gies Agency to pro­vide an updated inven­tory of all data and com­puter sys­tems while rec­om­mend­ing strate­gies to strengthen and mod­ern­ize agen­cies’ cyber secu­rity pro­files. Sec­re­tary of ...
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  • Tuesday September 01st, 2015
    KING GEORGE, Va. (AP) – King George County residents will have the opportunity at a hearing to speak out on a hotly debated form of natural gas drilling. The hearing Tuesday focuses on local rules governing hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Fracking uses water and chemicals to free natural gas in shale deposits. The process has opened new areas to drilling, including the Taylorsville basin. King George is ...
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  • Tuesday September 01st, 2015
    By JOHN RABY Associated PressROANOKE, Va. (AP) – A funeral is set for a 27-year-old television cameraman who was fatally shot along with a station reporter. Adam Ward’s funeral will be held Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Roanoke, Virginia, a few miles from where he worked. Ward and WDBJ morning reporter Alison Parker were gunned down by a former co-worker on live television during an interview Aug. ...
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  • Tuesday September 01st, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Gov. Terry McAuliffe says his administration has restored the voting and civil rights of more than 10,000 Virginians with criminal records. The Democratic governor said Monday that more Virginians have had their rights restored under his watch than under any other governor in a four-year term. That process allows an ex-offender to vote, run for public office and serve on juries. McAuliffe has made ...
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  • Tuesday September 01st, 2015
    The Glouces­ter County Sheriff’s Office is ask­ing for your assis­tance to help them iden­tify a per­son who may be respon­si­ble for steal­ing scrap metal from a local auto­mo­tive busi­ness. On two sep­a­rate occa­sions, accord­ing to the Sheriff’s Office, some­one took the metal items from W.E.Glenn Auto­mo­tive, on Route 17 near Saluda. The inci­dents occurred on July 8th and again on Mon­day, August 24th. Accord­ing to ...
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