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  • Tuesday April 18th, 2017 Lee
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – The Charlottesville City Council has decided to sell the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in its downtown park. Media outlets report that the council voted 3-2 Monday to sell the statue. If it doesn’t sell, the council will consider donating it. The council voted 3-2 earlier this year for its removal. Councilor Wes Bellamy called for the removal of the statue ...
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  • Monday April 17th, 2017 VCP
    Virginia Conservation Police Senior Officer Kenneth Williams has been named The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators Boating Officer of the Year. Williams is assigned to Northumberland County. He was honored for engaging in many boater education opportunities in and around the Northern Neck, and for using his expertise to provide instruction and education to the public. Senior Officer Williams has served the boating community ...
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  • Monday April 17th, 2017 VT ribbon
    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ten years after a mentally ill student fatally shot 32 people at Virginia Tech, survivors and families of the slain returned Sunday to the campus to honor the lives that were lost that day. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, widely known as Virginia Tech, held a series of events to mark the anniversary of the deadly campus shooting on April 16, ...
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  • Monday April 17th, 2017 Lancaster Logo copy
    Replacing Lancaster’s schools could cost almost $71 million… that according to an ad hoc school facilities committee that has been addressing the issue for 18-months according to the Rappahannock Record. It has been recommended that the county build a new high school and middle school, and also renovate the existing middle school facility for elementary classes. To accomplish the project the county would have to ...
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  • Thursday April 13th, 2017 American Rivers
    American Rivers today has named the Rappahannock River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers. The America’s Most Endangered Rivers report is considered to be a call to action to save rivers that face a critical decision in the next year. County and state leaders must act now in order to ensure that the Rappahannock River and the state’s clean water supplies are protected from irreversible harm, ...
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  • Thursday April 13th, 2017 rcc
    The Rappahannock Community College Nursing Program is Ranked First among Virginia’s Colleges and Universities. The RCC associate degree nursing program is now the highest rated among all collegiate-based programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia, according to the website registerednursing.org. This ranking puts RCC ahead of the nursing programs at Radford, JMU, Liberty, and other four-year programs.   Standings are based in large part on the percentage of ...
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  • Thursday April 13th, 2017 middlesex_county
    52 year old Henry Hall of Middlesex County who is accused in the 1988 fatal stabbing and rape of a 68-year-old widow accepted a plea deal in Lancaster County Circuit Court, after pleading guilty to murder and rape in the 29-year-old cold case. In return for the guilty plea, prosecutors set aside additional charges of breaking and entering, robbery and abduction. Hall will be sentenced ...
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