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  • Tuesday May 05th, 2015
    On Friday, May 8, Rappahannock Community College will hold its 43rd annual Commencement ceremony. College officials have invited Everett Jordan, the director of education for The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding (a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries) to address the Class of 2015 as keynote speaker. Jordan began his career at Newport News Shipbuilding in 1973 as an apprentice ship fitter. Since then he has ...
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  • Tuesday May 05th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Three students from Northern Virginia are being recognized nationally for achievements in academics or the arts. Malik S. Jabati, Kevin J. Broom II and Anna V. Venetianer have been named U.S. Presidential Scholars. They are among 141 high school seniors who are part of the program’s 51st class. Broom and Venetianer are both students at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology ...
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  • Tuesday May 05th, 2015
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – The man charged with abducting and killing a University of Virginia student is due in court for a pretrial hearing. Albemarle County Circuit Judge Cheryl Higgins is expected to set a trial date Tuesday for Jesse Matthew Jr. In March, Higgins granted a request by Matthew’s lawyers to postpone his scheduled June 29 trial. Matthew is charged with first-degree murder and abduction with ...
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  • Tuesday May 05th, 2015
    The Irv­ing­ton Plan­ning Com­mis­sion last week fine-tuned a pro­posed amendent to town ordi­nances that would allow The Tides Inn and other appli­cants meet­ing cer­tain cri­te­ria to estab­lish con­do­mini­ums within the town’s cor­po­rate lim­its. The amendent adds “hotel condominium units” to the busi­ness dis­trict ordi­nance. It would require the par­cel size to be a min­i­mum of 20 acres, along with other stip­u­la­tions, includ­ing the call for estab­lish­ment ...
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  • Monday May 04th, 2015
    ASHLAND, Va. (AP) – A missing Virginia toddler and his father have been located in North Carolina. WVEC-TV (http://bit.ly/1I9eZj4) reports 2-year-old Jameson Linberry-Pollard was found by North Carolina State Highway Patrol when they pulled over his father, 24-year-old Jason Pollard, for speeding Saturday near Greenville. Police charged Pollard with driving under the influence, carrying an open container, child endangerment and child neglect among other charges. The father ...
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  • Monday May 04th, 2015
    Three free Com­puter Train­ing Work­shops will be held on Tues­days in May at the Northum­ber­land Pub­lic Library. The dates are May 12, May 19 and May 26 and all train­ing will start at 1:30 p.m. The May 12 class will pro­vide eBooks train­ing while Mango Lan­guages Appli­ca­tion Train­ing will be offered May 19. The May 26 ses­sion will focus on Microsoft Excel. The library is ...
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  • Monday May 04th, 2015
    Lit­tle Sue Food Stores are start­ing to pop up again in the North­ern Neck. And the return of those stores means jobs for many locally. The North­ern Neck News reports that Lit­tle Sue stores, which used to be in the area, were grad­u­ally replaced by other stores. The Kil­marnock based busi­ness is fam­ily owned, with the Kumar fam­ily hav­ing bought their first Lit­tle Sue Store ...
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