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  • Monday February 23rd, 2015
    There will be two Lis­ten­ing Lambs at the Library Story Hour ses­sions in March. The free events will be held at the Northum­ber­land Pub­lic Library in Heathsville from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thurs­day March 5 and Thurs­day March 19. Dr. Seuss’s Birth­day Party will be the March 5 theme. The March 19 theme will be Cow­boys & Cow­girls. Story Hours are for chil­dren ages almost 3 through 6. Each ...
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  • Monday February 23rd, 2015
    Rap­pa­han­nock Elec­tric Coop­er­a­tive has taken steps because of the record cold tem­per­a­tures and encour­ages its mem­bers to do the same. They say, the colder the tem­per­a­ture, the more elec­tric­ity you use. On a very cold win­ter day, a home heat­ing sys­tem runs longer to cir­cu­late warm air through the home. More peo­ple also stay inside on cold days using more elec­tric­ity than they would if they ...
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  • Friday February 20th, 2015
    Lancaster County Public Schools are seeking adult, volunteer tutors from the community to work with students in grades K-12. All tutors are required to complete an application and screening process. Please contact Sandy Armstrong at 462.5100 ext. 2008 if you’re interested.
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  • Friday February 20th, 2015
    The Northern Neck Soil and Water Conservation District has announced its annual $1000 college scholarship award. This scholarship is open to students who are Northern Neck residents, who have been accepted into or enrolled full time in any grade level of undergraduate studies with a focus on natural resource conservation or environmental studies. The application deadline is Tuesday, March 3rd. To obtain an application contact ...
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  • Friday February 20th, 2015
    A fatal two-vehicle crash in Glouces­ter Wednes­day after­noon… It hap­pened just after 4 yes­ter­day on Guinea Road, just east of Route 17, when a pickup truck was east­bound on Guinea Road, crossed over the cen­ter line, and slammed head on into a Jeep Laredo. The dri­ver of the jeep was flown to River­side Regional Hos­pi­tal. A pas­sen­ger in the jeep, 79-year-old Stephen Bar­tok, of Hayes, died ...
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  • Friday February 20th, 2015
    Nearly 400,000 Vir­gini­ans pur­chased health care through the government’s health insur­ance mar­ket­place. The 384,612 peo­ple either signed under the sec­ond year of open enroll­ment or were auto­mat­i­cally re-enrolled. The num­bers were announced this week by the U.S. Depart­ment of Health and Human Ser­vices. Nation­ally, 11.4 mil­lion Amer­i­cans sought the health insur­ance dur­ing the open enroll­ment period. The depart­ment broke down the enroll­ment num­bers by region, ...
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  • Thursday February 19th, 2015
    Destiny Carter, age 8 and Marcus Keeve, 13, have been named the Boys & Girls Club’s February Youth and Teen of the Month according to Executive Director Phillip Mumford. Destiny attends Lancaster Primary School in the second grade.  She has been at the club for one year and is known for her good character, obedience and respect for adults.  She completes her homework during “Power Hour” ...
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