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  • Tuesday October 27th, 2015
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – A community services board plans to build a mental health and substance abuse care center for Central Virginia women. The Region Ten Community Services Board’s West Street Center will be located in Charlottesville. Programs will include individual, group and family counseling; parenting education; on-site child care; and vocational and social skills training. The Daily Progress (http://bit.ly/1GFZwaH ) reports that the board’s executive director, ...
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  • Tuesday October 27th, 2015
    ABINDGON, Va. (AP) – A former Bristol Utilities Authority member has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from a NASCAR ticket scheme. Paul Hurley pleaded guilty on Monday to mail fraud and lying to a federal grand jury. U.S. Attorney Anthony P. Giorno says the 74-year-old Bristol resident abused his position at the authority for his personal benefit. According to court records, the authority bought tickets for two ...
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  • Monday October 26th, 2015
    FREDRICKSBURG, Va. (AP) – Law enforcement officials say two Virginia students have been arrested on accusations of plotting a shooting attack at their high school. Cpt. Jeff Pearce of the Spotsylvania County Sherriff’s office said Saturday that the two, ages 15 and 17, were planning to use firearms and knives to attack students and staff at Riverbend High School in Fredericksburg. The sheriff’s office declined to ...
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  • Monday October 26th, 2015
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – A Virginia Beach woman has her missing cat back more than two years after it disappeared on a trip to a veterinarian. Amy Lutz-Sexton was reunited with her 9-year-old cat Friday. That’s when Virginia Beach’s animal control office called to say it had the orange tabby. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1MdwoUu) reports Cheddar had run away after Lutz-Sexton dropped her carrier and the cage ...
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  • Monday October 26th, 2015
    CULPEPER, Va. (AP) – The Civil War Trust is set to announce the preservation and restoration of a portion of battlefield that was the site of the largest cavalry battle in American history. The announcement and ribbon cutting are scheduled Monday at Fleetwood Hill on the Brandy Station Battlefield in Culpeper County. The battle of Brandy Station was fought June 9, 1863, and was the opening struggle ...
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  • Monday October 26th, 2015
    A Locust Hill man is charged with arson for set­ting a fire that destroyed his and his wife’s home last Sat­ur­day. Accord­ing to the Mid­dle­sex Sheriff’s Office, 70 year old Larry Carter started the fire fol­low­ing a domes­tic prob­lem. Carter is also charged with assault and bat­tery of a house­hold mem­ber. It was around 6:30PM on Sat­ur­day, the deputies were called to a domes­tic dis­tur­bance ...
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  • Friday October 23rd, 2015
    LURAY, Va. (AP) – A 51-year-old woman’s stepson and husband have been found guilty of murder in connection with the woman’s death. Media outlets report that a Page County jury found George Schuppan and his father, George Schultz, guilty Thursday of first-degree murder, among other charges. The jury recommended life sentences for both. Prosecutors say that 24-year-old Schuppan and 55-year-old Schultz shot Joy Schultz in the basement ...
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