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  • Sunday February 15th, 2015
    THERE IS A WIDE SPREAD POWER OUTAGE THROUGH THE STATE DOMINION VIRGINIA POWER AND NORTHERN NECK ELECTRIC ARE OUT WORKING IN DIFFERENT AREAS HOWEVER THIS WILL TAKE TIME. IF YOU HAVE A POWER OUTAGE CALL YOUR ELECTRIC CO 1-888-667-3000 ALSO HAVE YOUR ACCOUNT NUMBER AVAILABLE. THERE IS ABOUT AN HOUR WAIT ON THE PHONE. ALSO YOU ONLY NEEDED TO CALL ONCE. REPORTING MORE THAN ONCE WILL ...
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  • Friday February 13th, 2015
    The Northern Neck Kennel Club class offerings for Spring 2015 include: Mondays: Foundation Skills: 5 – 6 pm inside. Pre-requisite – Basic Obedience or Manners Class. Agility Obstacle Skills: 6:30 – 8 pm outside. Pre-requisite – Foundations class or permission of instructor. Tuesdays: Basic Obedience: 3:30 – 4:30 pm outside. Beyond Basic Obedience: 5 – 6 pm outside. Wednesdays: Manners I Class: 5 – 6 pm inside. CGC (Canine Good Citizen Therapy)/Therapy Dog: ...
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  • Friday February 13th, 2015
    8 local students will be performing as part of the Lions Club Bland Music Competition. The competition will be held at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury from 2-4 pm on Sunday, February 15th. Local professional musician/judges will be on hand to choose a winner. The winner will go on to a district competition and then on to the state level, and would have the opportunity to win up to ...
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  • Friday February 13th, 2015
    Mary Ball Washington Museum and Library is seeking art entries for its “Northern Neck History Detectives Poster Contest.” The contest is open to students in grades 4-6. Posters should reflect the theme of local history in the colonial and revolutionary periods. The deadline to enter is February 20th. Complete rules and entry forms can be found at mbwm.org.
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  • Friday February 13th, 2015
    If you live in or near Kil­marnock and have a taste for fried chicken, you’re going to have to travel a lit­tle far­ther to sat­isfy your crav­ing. That’s because the Kil­marnock KFC on North Main Street closed per­ma­nently on Feb­ru­ary 4. Accord­ing to the owner of the local fast food fran­chise, Tennessee-based JRN Inc., lack­lus­ter sales was the main rea­son behind the deci­sion to close. Com­pany offi­cials also said the loca­tion ...
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  • Friday February 13th, 2015
    A 4 p.m. statewide burn ban begins Sun­day here in Vir­ginia. Once the ban begins, we can’t burn trash or debris before 4 p.m. or after mid­night through April 30th. Vio­lat­ing the law is a Class 3 mis­de­meanor, pun­ish­able by a fine of up to $500, and on top of that, you could be finan­cially liable for the cost of putting out the fire and ...
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  • Friday February 13th, 2015
    The pro­posed bud­get for Glouces­ter County schools for fis­cal year 2016 from Super­in­ten­dent Wal­ter Clemons shows a nearly $1.3 mil­lion increase in local fund­ing in a spend­ing plan that antic­i­pates an enroll­ment decline of more than 100 stu­dents and nearly $600,000 to open a new school. The Daily Press reports that Clemons pre­sented his pro­posed bud­get to the Glouces­ter County School Board this week, and it ...
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