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  • Monday April 20th, 2015
    Lancaster/Northumberland Habitat for Humanity (LNHFH) has announced the dates for its first-ever “Yard Sale” featuring items for use in home building, remodeling, or repair. “Through an arrangement with Lisa Hendershot at Sal’s Pizza, we will be holding the sale in space at 460 North Main Street. The sale will be indoors, so the sale will go on rain or shine,” says LNHFH Board President Nan Harvey ...
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  • Monday April 20th, 2015
    The Lan­caster County Sheriff’s Office is ask­ing for the public’s help in locat­ing Kevin John­son Hall for skip­ping out on a pro­ba­tion check-in. John­son is described as a black male, 5’6″, 150lbs, with black hair, brown eyes, and a tat­too on his right arm. His last known address was in Callao. If you have any infor­ma­tion on Johnson’s where­abouts, you’re asked to con­tact the Lan­caster County ...
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  • Monday April 20th, 2015
    Glouces­ter County offi­cials have adopted a pro­posed $114 mil­lion bud­get for this upcom­ing fis­cal year. The Board of Super­vi­sors spent a month-and-a-half in dis­cus­sions and hear­ings with the pub­lic and var­i­ous depart­ment lead­ers. The adopted bud­get does not pro­vide the $1.3 mil­lion requested by the Glouces­ter County School Board to re-open Page Mid­dle School. Home­own­ers will see prop­erty tax rates go up to 68 cents per ...
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  • Monday April 20th, 2015
    Northum­ber­land County saw the return of ferry ser­vice over the week­end that had been miss­ing since Jan­u­ary. The Sunny Bank Ferry on Route 644 resumed oper­a­tions after being down for main­te­nance since Jan­u­ary. Dur­ing the break, the ves­sel was dry-docked for paint­ing and main­te­nance. Cus­tomers will also enjoy a new vehi­cle ramp that was installed to make adjust­ments to the tides eas­ier for staff members.
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  • Monday April 20th, 2015
    Glouces­ter Blue­ways started in 2012 as an effort to intro­duce kayak­ers and canoers to five pos­si­ble routes through 40 miles of the county’s rivers and trib­u­taries. Now, the group has teamed up with some local busi­nesses to pro­vide more access points, more lit­er­a­ture, and more ser­vices. One of those busi­nesses, Yacht Haven, is on Sarah Creek near the York River and will start rent­ing out ...
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  • Monday April 20th, 2015
    Some­one keeps tak­ing off with con­struc­tion mate­ri­als from a Lan­caster County build­ing site. The Lan­caster County Sheriff’s Office received a call yes­ter­day that some cin­der blocks were miss­ing from the Chown­ings (chewn­ings) Ferry Road loca­tion. It’s the same place where deputies also got a report of miss­ing power tools and other mate­ri­als on March 28. Inves­ti­ga­tors dis­cov­ered tire tracks at the scene that appeared to ...
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  • Friday April 17th, 2015
    In keeping with tradition, the Northern Neck Soil & Water Conservation District (NNSWCD) offers summer camp sponsorships for Northern Neck students, and one deadline is nearing. The Virginia Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts Youth Conservation Camp (YCC) will be held on the campus of Virginia Tech July 18-24. Eligible students must be in grades 9-12 for the current school year. Two District full sponsorships ...
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