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  • Friday July 10th, 2015
    Divers have recov­ered the body of a man who died when his pickup truck went into the James River in Rich­mond. Rich­mond police say the truck went off a dock and into the river around 2:30 Thurs­day morn­ing. The body was recov­ered about three hours later yes­ter­day. Police are inves­ti­gat­ing, but so far, the name of the man has not been released and we don’t ...
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  • Friday July 10th, 2015
    The Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning (RILL) is pleased to present “The Astronomical Search for Life in the Universe,” with instructor Dr. Greg Boeshaar. The two-session course will be held on August 11 and 18 (Tuesdays), from 1 to 4 p.m., at RCC’s Kilmarnock Center, Room 100. “Is ‘life as we know it’ on Earth unique in the universe,” asks Dr. ...
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  • Friday July 10th, 2015
    Currently, Middlesex County has some issues with its Emergency Radio system with regards to gaps in coverage; most noticeably in Deltaville and the upper end of the county. The Middlesex board of supervisors took a strong step towards fixing these issues on July 7th, voting 4-1 to move ahead with development of a system intended to better aid emergency workers in the region. Negotiations are ...
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  • Friday July 10th, 2015
    Despite the hot, humid weather, the Northumberland Public Library’s second annual free Petting Zoo was a big success, drawing an estimated crowd of about 500 eager kids and their parents on July 9. The event ran from 9 a.m. to noon and the large crowds had plenty of animals to interact with as they walked through the various exhibits in the field behind the library and ...
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  • Thursday July 09th, 2015
    Chris McCreery, a Registered Nurse at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, will be the featured speaker at RWC’s next Mind & Muscle presentation on Monday, August 3. McCreery will speak on the connection between health and nutrition and the importance of good nutrition for overall well-being. Her presentation will be held at 11:00 a.m. in RWC’s Chesapeake Center, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington. McCreery, who has worked in RWC’s Assisted ...
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  • Thursday July 09th, 2015
    A hunter dis­ap­peared in 2013, and author­i­ties are still look­ing for him. Now, a $20,000 reward is being offered for infor­ma­tion about Eric Smith. Smith was 41 years old when he left his home in Cedar Bluff to go hunt­ing back on Nov. 8, 2013. Fam­ily mem­bers reported him miss­ing when he didn’t come home later that day. Searches have been ongo­ing since Smith dis­ap­peared. ...
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  • Thursday July 09th, 2015
    Gov­er­nor Terry McAu­li­ffe vis­ited Reedville recently, where he offi­cially declared Virginia’s 2015 allow­able men­haden har­vest to be 158,700 met­ric tons. The Gov­er­nor also high­lighted the eco­nomic impor­tance of the men­haden fish­ery, which con­tributes more than $88 mil­lion to Virginia’s econ­omy. Omega Pro­tein wel­comed the gov­er­nor to Reedville in June, fol­low­ing a deci­sion in May by the Atlantic States Marine Fish­eries Com­mis­sion to increase the allow­able ...
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