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  • Monday March 30th, 2015
    A new Arti­san Trail is almost ready in the North­ern Neck Trail. The Arti­san Trail Net­work is a con­stantly updated online map of artists, arti­sans, his­toric sites, gal­leries, restau­rants, recre­ational spots and farms that offer agri-tourism oppor­tu­ni­ties in the North­ern Neck. When it comes online, it will include spots in West­more­land, Rich­mond, Northum­ber­land, Lan­caster and King George coun­ties. Three peo­ple are already reg­is­tered on the ...
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  • Monday March 30th, 2015
    North­ern Neck Burger Com­pany, accord­ing to their Face­book page, is now ready to open a 2nd loca­tion. They just want local folks to tell them where. If you want to make a sug­ges­tion, you can call Jay at (940) 395‑1777. Poten­tial sites in Mid­dle­sex, Glouces­ter, Math­ews, War­saw and Tap­pa­han­nock are all pos­si­ble. The North­ern Neck Burger Com­pany, which grills burg­ers over wood, with gourmet style ...
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  • Friday March 27th, 2015
    The Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office reports that the state medical examiner’s office has identified the human remains found in Gloucester County on Saturday. The remains are those of Michael Craig Conway of Hayes  who was reported missing by his family in January 2011. He was 26 when he disappeared. Officials say the Medical Examiner was able to make a positive identification through the collection of dental records ...
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  • Friday March 27th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – State education officials are developing regulations to limit the use of restraint and seclusion to discipline unruly students. Signed into law by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, the Virginia legislation requires the state Board of Education to develop the statewide regulations governing the use of those disciplinary practices. Critics say such techniques are almost always unnecessary to keep order in the classroom. The law was passed ...
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  • Friday March 27th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Customers of Dominion Virginia Power will see their monthly electric bills decline April 1 as a result of state regulatory actions involving five cases. The State Corporation Commission said Thursday the combined impact of the orders will lower by $6.47 the average monthly bill of a residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt hours. That translates to a monthly electric bill of $109.48. Dominion is the ...
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  • Friday March 27th, 2015
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Federal prosecutors say there is plenty of evidence to support former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s public corruption convictions. In court filings Thursday, prosecutors told the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it’s clear McDonnell took steps to benefit a wealthy vitamin executive who lavished the former governor and his wife with low-interest loans and expensive gifts. The brief filed ...
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  • Friday March 27th, 2015
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – One charge filed against the suspect in the slaying of a University of Virginia student has been dropped in Charlottesville because the same charge is being pursued in Albemarle County, where the woman’s body was found. Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. appeared by way of video feed into Charlottesville General District Court on Thursday as a charge of abduction with intent to defile ...
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