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  • Tuesday December 12th, 2017
    Henderson United Methodist Church in Callao presented a $25,000 check from the Jesse Ball duPont Fund and $500 from the church to the Northumberland Public Library during Sunday services on December 10th. The funds will help the library to expand internet and technology access to under-served residents of Northumberland County through its new Mobile Library and Tech Mobile. The Jessie Ball duPont Religious, Charitable and Educational ...
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  • Tuesday December 12th, 2017
      MINERAL, Va. (AP) – Dominion Energy has shut down one of its two nuclear reactors at the North Anna Power Station after the company says a “very small water leak” was discovered in the cooling system. Dominion spokesman Rick Zuercher told The Richmond-Times Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2C5epTG ) that Unit 2 at the Louisa County station was taken out of service Sunday afternoon. Dominion told its employees in an ...
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  • Tuesday December 12th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A Virginia city council has rejected a proposal to facilitate the removal of Confederate statues. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the Richmond City Council voted against Councilman Michael Jones’ proposal to ask the Virginia General Assembly to grant the city authority to remove the Monument Avenue statues on Monday. Following a public hearing in which 13 people spoke in favor of Jones’ proposal and ...
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  • Monday December 11th, 2017
    Lancaster by the Bay Chamber Executive Director Anne Paparella invites you to gather your friends for the second annual “Christmas Music by the Bay” featuring some of your favorite Christmas songs with a blue grass twist.  “Christmas Music by the Bay” features local favorite JJ & Co. performing 2 sets of Christmas music with a blue grass twist.  “Rounding out the fun  will be Christmas ...
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  • Monday December 11th, 2017
      HOT SPRINGS, Va. (AP) – Virginia Del. Nick Freitas has announced his plan to seek the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine in 2018. Freitas will go up against Corey Stewart – the chairman of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors – for the nomination. Stewart, who has modeled himself after President Donald Trump, ran a primary campaign for governor this year, ...
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  • Monday December 11th, 2017
    Sunday, December 10th 2017, 12:43 pm ESTSunday, December 10th 2017, 12:43 pm EST   CAPRON, Va. (AP) – A former Virginia death row inmate who had his sentence commuted to life in prison is expected to be released before Christmas. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Joseph Giarratano will walk out of Deerfield Correctional Center on Dec. 20. Giarratano was convicted in the 1979 rape and capital murder of 15-year-old ...
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  • Monday December 11th, 2017
    The Lancaster/ Northumberland Habitat for Humanity held a ground breaking ceremony recently, to celebrate the start of it’s 19th home. The latest Habitat home will be built on Buttercup Lane in White Stone, and will involve a modular building that will be set on the lot recently purchased for Tia Davenport and her family. Once the foundation, shell and utility connections are in place, Habitat ...
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