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  • Thursday April 02nd, 2015
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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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  • Tuesday March 31st, 2015
    It’s now offi­cial, another per­son has tossed his hat into the ring in an attempt to become the next Sher­iff of Northum­ber­land County. Pey­ton Waller, Sr made it offi­cial last week. Waller, who is cur­rently a lieu­tenant in the Sheriff’s depart­ment, says he received pos­i­tive feed­back and has already got­ten enough sig­na­tures to file for a place on the Novem­ber bal­lot. Waller has been on ...
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