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  • Tuesday March 17th, 2015
    The Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews is pleased to announce the rebirth of the “Through Special Eyes” Art Show.  This is a revival of an annual exhibit of artwork produced by local children and adults with physical or intellectual disabilities.  The wonderful imaginations of individuals in Special Education and Adult Day Care art classes are inspiring and we are proud to capture all ...
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  • Tuesday March 17th, 2015
    Amid wild cheers, Klaus Schaschek of Irvington sunk four consecutive putts ending with a 50 foot shot at last year’s Casino Night on the Rivah winning the $10,000 grand prize that he then split with the club.  This prize is made possible by a small insurance policy that is paid by the Boys & Girls Club in advance of the event. According to Executive Director ...
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  • Tuesday March 17th, 2015
    The efforts of local volunteers at the Lancaster/Northumberland Habitat for Humanity (LNHFH) site on Wiggins Road are being bolstered this week by a group of eager Canadians. Members of Kanata United Church have once again made the long trek to the Northern Neck to assist in constructing a home for a deserving family in the area. As they have done in the past, the work ...
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  • Tuesday March 17th, 2015
    State emergency officials will conduct a statewide tornado drill today at 9:45 am. The following information from the VDEM website is intended to help you prepare for a tornado in our area. Additional information can be found at http://www.vaemergency.gov/readyvirginia/stayinformed. Tornadoes can happen anytime, anywhere, with little or no warning. Knowing what to do when seconds count can save lives. Note for Families: The instructions below explain ...
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  • Tuesday March 17th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Some 900,000 Virginians are expected to participate in the annual statewide tornado drill. The drill begins Tuesday at 9:45 a.m. with a test tornado warning from the National Weather Service. The message will be relayed by broadcast outlets through the emergency alert system. That simulates what listeners would hear during an actual tornado. Once the test warning is sounded, people should move quickly to ...
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  • Tuesday March 17th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A suburban Richmond sixth grader is headed to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in May. Tejas Muthusamy repeated as champ in the 41st Richmond Times-Dispatch regional Spelling Bee. He beat out champions representing 30 central Virginia school divisions. Tejas won by correctly spelling the word “redox” in the 14th round. Merriam-Webster defines the word as “of or relating to oxidation-reduction.” The national Spelling Bee ...
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  • Tuesday March 17th, 2015
    SWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) – Sweet Briar College’s faculty is seeking a meeting with the Board of Directors to discuss alternatives to closing the private women’s school. Faculty members approved a resolution opposing the shutdown during a special meeting Monday night. Assistant professor Marcia Thom-Kaley tells The Roanoke Times (http://bit.ly/1FuLR34 ) that people across the nation have suggested ways to save the college. She says the faculty ...
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