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  • Wednesday September 27th, 2017
    Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 6:49 am EDTWednesday, September 27th 2017, 9:33 am EDT9:30 a.m. Standing near the closed fishing pier in the unincorporated community of Avon, Tony Meekins said anything is possible when it comes to Maria’s effect on North Carolina’s Outer Banks. The 55-year-old lifelong Avon resident said the dune line along much of this part of Hatteras Island is gone, pounded down by previous storms. The ...
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  • Wednesday September 27th, 2017
    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) – Virginia Tech has unveiled a new academic logo and dropped its old “Invent the Future” tagline as part of a re-branding campaign. The school revealed the new logo Tuesday. The school has long had two logos, one for athletics and one for academics. Now, the two logos will look nearly identical. The old academic emblem -a maroon shield – will be phased out. The new ...
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  • Wednesday September 27th, 2017
    Two people have been arrested in Northumberland County on an indictment received from a Multi-Jurisdictional Grand Jury on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017. Orville Hugh King III and Joan Marie Parks face charges in connection with the overdose death of Robert Steven Auman, a 51 year old man from Reedville in Northumberland County. Northumberland Sheriff Office’s Deputies were dispatched to 132 Harbor Drive in Reedville on April ...
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  • Tuesday September 26th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The governors of Maryland and Virginia and the mayor of Washington are headed to Canada together for a trade mission. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser are on a two-day trip to Toronto where they plan to promote tourism in the U.S. capital and surrounding area. They plan to meet Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and U.S. ...
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  • Tuesday September 26th, 2017
    MIAMI (AP) – Hurricane Maria has weakened slightly as it moves northward in the Atlantic off the coast of the Carolinas. Maria’s maximum sustained winds Tuesday morning are near 75 mph (120 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Maria is expected to keep gradually weakening and is forecast to become a tropical storm Tuesday night or Wednesday. The storm is centered about 210 miles (340 kilometers) ...
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  • Monday September 25th, 2017
    For those who cannot vote on Election Day, November 7, there are opportunities to vote absentee at the Lancaster County Voter Registration Office beginning today. The office on the lower level of the County Administration Building in Lancaster, will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The office will also be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays, October 28, and November 4. ...
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  • Monday September 25th, 2017
    The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has released a warning to owners of powerboats, saying they should no longer use Tanyard Landing at the northern part of Gloucester County because of a deteriorated ramp and insufficient water depth at low tide. According to the agency, they made the decision to limit access to the landing, because of limited parking and the fact that ...
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