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  • Friday April 03rd, 2015
    If you’d like to make a difference, here’s a chance to help: join the Northumberland Public Library’s Board of Trustees. “We are looking for diversity, commitment and a love of the library,” said Board of Trustees President Eve Jordan. The Board of Trustees meets every other month, or six times a year, Jordan said. The Board is responsible for the direction of the library and performs a ...
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  • Friday April 03rd, 2015
    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) – The U.S. Coast Guard says a South Carolina man whose family reported him missing at sea more than two months ago has been found off the North Carolina coast. In a statement, Coast Guard officials in Portsmouth said they received word from a German-flagged ship about 1:30 p.m. Thursday indicating they spotted a man and his sailboat approximately 200 miles east of ...
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  • Friday April 03rd, 2015
    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) – Attorney General Mark Herring has signed charters for four new chapters of the Triad program, which provides services for older Virginians. The new chapters are in the cities of Roanoke and Salem and the counties of Botetourt and Roanoke. Herring also announced a $1,000 mini-grant for each chapter to support its programs. Since 1995, the attorney general’s office has coordinated the Triad program to ...
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  • Friday April 03rd, 2015
    DUBLIN, Va. (AP) – The parents of a 5-year-old Virginia boy found dead in a septic tank have been charged with felony child abuse and neglect. Media outlets report that Pulaski County Sheriff Jim Davis announced the arrests of Ashley Jennifer White and Paul Thomas on Thursday. Authorities have said Noah Thomas was watching cartoons around 8 a.m. March 22 when White went to take a nap ...
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  • Friday April 03rd, 2015
    Offi­cers with the Vir­ginia Depart­ment of Game and Inland Fish­eries, in a joint effort with the United States Fish and Wildlife Ser­vice, Vir­ginia State Police, West­more­land County Sheriff’s Office and the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, exe­cuted four search war­rants and four felony arrest war­rants, all related to wildlife poach­ing, nar­cotics, and firearms vio­la­tions in the Tid­wells area of West­more­land County. 39 year old Michael Grim­stead of Mon­tross ...
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  • Friday April 03rd, 2015
    Two free Computer Training Workshops will be held on Tuesdays in April at the Northumberland Public Library. The dates are April 21 and April 28 and all training will start at 1:30 p.m. The April 21 class will provide eBooks training while the April 28 session will focus on Microsoft  Word. The library is located at 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville, VA 22473. Questions? Call the library ...
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  • Thursday April 02nd, 2015
    The Lancaster by the Bay Chamber of Commerce invites you to purchase tickets for its fourth annual “Parade of Homes by the Bay” on May 29-30, 2015. The “Parade of Homes by the Bay” will feature eleven unique properties in various categories including stick built, modular, remodels, additions, and interior/exterior designs. “The goal of the “Parade of Homes by the Bay” event is to showcase the ...
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