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  • Monday February 02nd, 2015
    Think you can spell? Well, here comes your chance to prove it. The Lan­caster Com­mu­nity Library is plan­ning The Great North­ern Neck Adult Spelling Bee. It will be held at 2 p.m. March 1 at 16 Town Cen­tre Drive in Kil­marnock, and will help raise funds for the new library. The bee is for ages 17 years and older. The adult spelling bee will con­sist of ...
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  • Monday February 02nd, 2015
    The long­time direc­tor of the Glouces­ter Senior Active Lifestyle Cen­ter was dis­missed from her job a week ago. June Meador, who headed the cen­ter for 26 years, told The Gazette Jour­nal, that her dis­missal fol­lows more than a month of paid admin­is­tra­tive leave, when she was not allowed to even enter the cen­ter. Off­i­cals con­nected with the Glouces­ter Cen­ter, told the press that they could not ...
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  • Monday February 02nd, 2015
    Accord­ing to War­saw Police, work recently done on the traf­fic light at U.S. Route 360 & Hardee’s by VDOT resulted in a big change and they want drivers to be cautious of the changes. The right turn sig­nal for dri­vers on Route 360 West has been elim­i­nated. Now, dri­vers are reminded that they must obey the traf­fic sig­nal over the two through lanes while in the right turn lane attempt­ing ...
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  • Monday February 02nd, 2015
    Two Com­puter Train­ing Work­shops will be held on Tues­days in Feb­ru­ary at the Northum­ber­land Pub­lic Library. The dates are Feb­ru­ary 10 and Feb­ru­ary 24 and all train­ing will start at 1:30 p.m. The Feb­ru­ary 10 train­ing ses­sion will focus on eBooks. The Feb­ru­ary 24 class will help peo­ple learn to use the Mango lan­guage pro­gram. That lan­guage learn­ing pro­gram has been made avail­able to library ...
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  • Monday February 02nd, 2015
    Four­teen grants total­ing $1.7 mil­lion have been awarded by Virginia’s land con­ser­va­tion board, which will help add 5,700 pre­served acres. The grants are used by pri­vate land trusts, local gov­ern­ments and state agen­cies to pro­tect farm and forest­land, his­toric area and open spaces. Gov. Terry McAu­li­ffe announced the fund­ing late last week, call­ing the grants “money well spent.”
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  • Friday January 30th, 2015
    A report of lar­ceny and dam­age prop­erty at the park­ing lot of Glouces­ter Point Beach. A cat­alytic con­verter was stolen from a Toy­ota pickup, and a pickup had the cat­alytic con­verter dam­aged in an attempt to remove it. The vehi­cles were parked beside each other on Mon­day when it hap­pened between 6:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Police additionally report that a vehi­cle had its wind­shield smashed ...
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  • Friday January 30th, 2015
    Capi­tol Opera Rich­mond will present the comic opera “Die Fle­d­er­maus” (The Bat) at 4 p.m. Feb­ru­ary 14 at Good Luck Cel­lars on Good Luck Road, Kil­marnock. The per­for­mance will ben­e­fit the North­ern Neck Orches­tra. With music by Johann Strauss II (“The Waltz King”) “Die Fle­d­er­maus” is con­sid­ered the most pop­u­lar Vien­nese operetta. Since its debut in April 1874, it has been per­formed in the­aters all over the world, and ...
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