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  • Friday July 10th, 2015
    Currently, Middlesex County has some issues with its Emergency Radio system with regards to gaps in coverage; most noticeably in Deltaville and the upper end of the county. The Middlesex board of supervisors took a strong step towards fixing these issues on July 7th, voting 4-1 to move ahead with development of a system intended to better aid emergency workers in the region. Negotiations are ...
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  • Friday July 10th, 2015
    Despite the hot, humid weather, the Northumberland Public Library’s second annual free Petting Zoo was a big success, drawing an estimated crowd of about 500 eager kids and their parents on July 9. The event ran from 9 a.m. to noon and the large crowds had plenty of animals to interact with as they walked through the various exhibits in the field behind the library and ...
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  • Thursday July 09th, 2015
    Chris McCreery, a Registered Nurse at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, will be the featured speaker at RWC’s next Mind & Muscle presentation on Monday, August 3. McCreery will speak on the connection between health and nutrition and the importance of good nutrition for overall well-being. Her presentation will be held at 11:00 a.m. in RWC’s Chesapeake Center, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington. McCreery, who has worked in RWC’s Assisted ...
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  • Thursday July 09th, 2015
    A hunter dis­ap­peared in 2013, and author­i­ties are still look­ing for him. Now, a $20,000 reward is being offered for infor­ma­tion about Eric Smith. Smith was 41 years old when he left his home in Cedar Bluff to go hunt­ing back on Nov. 8, 2013. Fam­ily mem­bers reported him miss­ing when he didn’t come home later that day. Searches have been ongo­ing since Smith dis­ap­peared. ...
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  • Thursday July 09th, 2015
    Gov­er­nor Terry McAu­li­ffe vis­ited Reedville recently, where he offi­cially declared Virginia’s 2015 allow­able men­haden har­vest to be 158,700 met­ric tons. The Gov­er­nor also high­lighted the eco­nomic impor­tance of the men­haden fish­ery, which con­tributes more than $88 mil­lion to Virginia’s econ­omy. Omega Pro­tein wel­comed the gov­er­nor to Reedville in June, fol­low­ing a deci­sion in May by the Atlantic States Marine Fish­eries Com­mis­sion to increase the allow­able ...
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  • Thursday July 09th, 2015
    The smallest, and most often overlooked member of the Drum family is swimming in abundance through the Chesapeake Bay.  This time of year creates an ideal situation for these small, but edible and certainly entertaining fish.  Croaker are normally about half a pound in weight, but in 2007, a record breaking croaker was hooked by Portsmouth man, Norman Jenkins. Weighing in at 8 pounds and ...
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  • Thursday July 09th, 2015
    Lancaster By the Bay Chamber is hosting a breakfast for veterans on Tuesday, July 14th, as well as every second Tuesday at 9:30am. In a show of appreciation for those who have served us all, Lancaster By the Bay Chamber wants to serve our veterans! The breakfast takes place in Kilmarnock, at Commonwealth Assisted Living. Spouses are welcome as well. Attendees are asked to RSVP ...
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