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  • Monday July 27th, 2015
    New Kent County authorities have identified the body recovered from the Pamunkey River this morning as that of Joel Martinez.  Martinez had fallen into the water Sunday afternoon, and despite efforts from his mother, rescue divers, and aerial support; he was unable to be located until this morning.  Search and rescue teams from throughout the region and the US coast guard spent all Sunday searching ...
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  • Monday July 27th, 2015
    A North­ern Neck man is fac­ing charges in Hen­rio county for cre­at­ing unlaw­ful images. 28 year old Stephen Lewis was caught tak­ing video under a woman’s skirt at a shop­ping cen­ter last week. Police had already been look­ing for a man in the same area after a sim­i­lar inci­dent there on June 19th. The vic­tim was able to pro­vide a vehi­cle descrip­tion and vehi­cle license ...
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  • Monday July 27th, 2015
    A Mechan­icsville man is dead after step­ping on some­thing in the Rap­pa­han­nock River. 75 year old Char­lie Horner was a grand­fa­ther and for­mer Phillip Mor­ris engi­neer and Army vet­eran. His wound became infected, his leg was ampu­tated and he passed away just days after the freak acci­dent that hap­pened on the river a lit­tle over a week ago. Experts with Virginia’s Depart­ment of Game and ...
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  • Monday July 27th, 2015
    In Kil­marnock, the plan­ning com­mis­sion is now tak­ing a hard look at some new reg­u­la­tions on mobile food ven­dors. The com­mis­sion is act­ing on a request from vice mayor Rebecca Nunn, who told the local press that she is “con­cerned to keep the integrity of the Steptoe’s Dis­trict.” Nunn expressed par­tic­u­lar con­cern about trail­ers in the town on a per­ma­nent basis. She says she wants ...
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  • Monday July 27th, 2015
    NEW KENT COUNTY, Va. — WTVR-TV reports that the Coast Guard has discovered a body in the Pamunkey River following an hours-long search near the Eltham Bridge. Sunday, the Coast Guard was called in to help search for an eight-year-old boy who was last seen in the Pamunkey River in West Point. The New Kent Sheriff’s Office and New Kent Fire Rescue responded to an emergency call for ...
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  • Friday July 24th, 2015
    The former Gov. hasn’t given up yet; McDonnell’s legal team filed a petition today to have the appeals court, (the same one who’s three judge panel unanimously upheld his guilty verdict for public corruption convictions,) rehear his case.  The former Gov. claims that he only extended political courtesies to supporters.  Among his supporters exists a wealthy businessman who “Showered him and his family with expensive ...
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  • Friday July 24th, 2015
    The Math­ews County School Board met Tues­day night, but part of that meet­ing had lit­tle to do with school mat­ters. A lot of time was spent dis­cussing some com­ments one of the board mem­bers made recently, about Con­fed­er­ate bat­tle flags on the court green. School board mem­ber Jen Lit­tle made the com­ments in a July 2 Gazette-Journal arti­cle about the pres­ence of small Con­fed­er­ate flags ...
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