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  • Tuesday August 04th, 2015
    Rappahannock Community College’s newly renovated educational facility, located at 11825 New Kent Highway in New Kent County, will host an Open House from 3 to 7 p.m. on Friday, August 14. This will be a great opportunity to meet RCC faculty and staff, tour the premises, and learn how the college can serve community needs. Refreshments and activities for the whole family will be provided, ...
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  • Monday August 03rd, 2015
    NAVAL WEAPONS STATION YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) — In the backyards of some of the Navy’s top officers at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, archaeologists have uncovered evidence that a long-lost Indian tribe’s leaders called the same space home. The Kiskiak Indian Tribe was once part of the powerful Powhatan chiefdom in southeastern Virginia, but the tribe disappeared from the historical record by the 1630s after English colonists ...
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  • Monday August 03rd, 2015
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Virginians will get a three-day break on sales taxes on a variety of items, beginning Friday. Legislation passed earlier this year combined Virginia’s back-to-school, hurricane preparedness and Energy Star items sales tax holidays into one weekend. The combined tax holiday runs through Sunday. Items exempt from the tax include certain school supplies, portable generators and Energy Star and WaterSense products. Lori Janke owns ...
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  • Monday August 03rd, 2015
    FBI agent Wendell Cosenza, an expert in tracking cellphone movement, presented evidence that showed the movements of Claudine Gifford’s cell phone.  On July 6th 2014, Cosenza was able to place both Kessler’s, as well as Gifford’s, phones at Windmill Point Marina.  The two had last been seen together at the Tiki Bar, a beach bar at the marina.  Despite Kessler’s claims that the two had ...
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  • Monday August 03rd, 2015
    On WTOP’s “Ask The Govenor,” a Virginia radio show, Gov. Terry McAullife expressed concern over admissions practices of Virginia colleges.  “Some are a third to 40 percent out-of-staters because they pay so much more tuition, and that’s how they balance their budgets, so yes they should be concerned and that’s something we need to look at,” McAuliffe said. The data itself is not so black ...
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  • Monday August 03rd, 2015
    At approximately 7:00 p.m. on August 2nd; The Northumberland County Sheriff’s department received information that a shooting had occurred in the 1000 block of Light St.  The victims were identified as Darvell Kelly and Kendrick Diggs; both were Northumberland County residents. , also known as “Lil’ Wac” is being sought as a person of interest in this case.  He is 6’4″, between 165 and 175 pounds, ...
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  • Monday August 03rd, 2015
    By Travers Eubank The streets of Kilmarnock were gridlocked.  People strolled the sidewalks, shoulder to shoulder, breaking the traditional small town visage that normally permeates the quaint Steptoes district.  Cars queued at lights for a quarter mile in either direction.  It was apparent that Food Truck Friday had given the town a taste of excitement.  As I meandered up Main St., I first encountered Barbara’s Hot ...
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