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  • Thursday April 02nd, 2015 news_2_shutterstock
    The Times Square Shop­ping Cen­ter in War­saw turned out to be a busy place this past week­end for the first-ever Bay River Home & Gar­den Show. 36 busi­nesses were there, along with the Rich­mond County Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment, Girl Scout Troop 859, and the Rich­mond County Fam­ily YMCA Lead­ers Club. Reports indi­cate that more than 1,300 peo­ple showed up for the show, which was pro­duced and coor­di­nated by Jason Pat­ton, ...
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  • Thursday April 02nd, 2015 amainnews
    The Mid­dle­sex County Board of Super­vi­sors has announced a part­ner­ship with Math­ews, Essex and King and Queen coun­ties, in which a reassess­ment firm will be employed to com­plete a real estate reassess­ment this fis­cal year. After it is com­pleted, the new assess­ments will be used begin­ning in Jan­u­ary of 2017. The last reassess­ment ini Mid­dle­sex County began in 2010 and went into effect in 2012. At ...
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  • Thursday April 02nd, 2015 amainnews
    Offi­cers with the Vir­ginia Depart­ment of Game and Inland Fish­eries, in a joint effort with the United States Fish and Wildlife Ser­vice, Vir­ginia State Police, West­more­land County Sheriff’s Office and the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, exe­cuted four search war­rants and four felony arrest war­rants, all related to wildlife poach­ing, nar­cotics, and firearms vio­la­tions in the Tid­wells area of West­more­land County. 39 year old Michael Grim­stead of Mon­tross ...
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  • Wednesday April 01st, 2015 amainnews
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Some Chesapeake Bay beaches will be getting more sand later this year. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1xTo6Rq) reports the $18.4 million federal government project is part of funding earmarked following the 2012 Hurricane Sandy disaster. Norfolk’s share in the project is $5.5 million. Norfolk assistant city engineer Chuck Joyner says that while the goal of the Ocean View beach project is storm protection, the additional ...
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  • Tuesday March 31st, 2015 books
    Don’t be a stranger. You’re off the hook in April. That’s the message from the Northumberland Public Library to its patrons who have overdue books. An April amnesty has been declared for fines on books and other library materials that haven’t been returned by their due date. According to Library Director Alice Cooper, the general amnesty on fines runs through the end of the month. Library materials ...
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  • Tuesday March 31st, 2015 habitat
    A ground­break­ing on Fri­day for the Lancaster/Northumberland Habi­tat for Human­ity in Kil­marnock marked the start of con­struc­tion for the organization’s 18th house. When fin­ished, Kathy and Cur­tiss Thomp­son will be the new home­own­ers. The Lancaster/Northumberland Habi­tat had some help from some vol­un­teers who came all the way from Canada, mak­ing the 15 hour drive from Ottawa to Kil­marnock as they have for the past eight years. ...
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  • Tuesday March 31st, 2015 puppies
    Gov­er­nor Terry McAu­li­ffe has signed leg­is­la­tion to crack down on puppy mills here in Vir­ginia. The move by the Governor has been hailed as a major vic­tory by the Humane Soci­ety, and now makes Vir­ginia the third state in the nation to pass laws that restrict where pet stores can get their pup­pies. The Humane Soci­ety also points out the new law will mean that the ...
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