• Monday December 15th, 2014 amainnews
    WASHINGTON (AP) – Some Virginia officials believe last month’s elections have given the commonwealth a better chance of being the next home of the FBI’s headquarters in an ongoing battle with Maryland’s Prince George’s County. Virginia officials tell The Washington Post ( ) that Maryland Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s loss of control off the powerful Appropriations Committee could level the playing field and help Virginia. Both states ...
  • Monday December 15th, 2014 95
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) – New express lanes have opened on Interstate 95 in northern Virginia. The express lanes opened in time for Monday’s morning commute. The lanes are free to drivers at first until Dec. 29 while testing continues on the tolling equipment. But HOV-3 rules are in effect at peak periods along the lanes. The new express lanes will stretch from the Edsall Road exit on ...
  • Saturday December 13th, 2014 amainnews
    A Colo­nial Beach man died Thurs­day after­noon after being struck by a school bus in Colo­nial Beach. The crash occurred at 2:05 p.m., at the inter­sec­tion of Kintz Avenue and Franklin Avenue. Vir­ginia State Police say a Kawasaki dirt bike was trav­el­ing east on Franklin Avenue at a high rate of speed approach­ing the inter­sec­tion when the bike went down and the dri­ver was thrown into the ...
  • Friday December 12th, 2014 news_2_shutterstock
    Bank of Lancaster’s Golden Advantage Club is sponsoring a holiday collection of non-perishable food, new toys and books throughout the Northern Neck and in Richmond until December 16th. You may drop off items at any branch. Items will be distributed through Lancaster County’s Deputy Santa program, Interfaith, The Salvation Army of Richmond County, and Social Services in Northumberland and Westmoreland.
  • Friday December 12th, 2014 Sammy-Curtise-Eric
    On a recent and very soggy November day, 15 members of the Boys & Girls Club teamed up with the Northern Neck Wild Turkey Association (NNWTA) to plant 25 new fruit bearing seedling trees that will provide food for wild turkeys living in the park area.  In cooperation with park rangers, the club members helped to fulfill their obligation of pursuing and completing a community ...
  • Friday December 12th, 2014 grasp
    A new program, offered through GReat Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc. (GRASP), launched this fall at high schools in Virginia’s Northern Neck and Essex County which provides free, confidential, one-on-one, financial aid counseling to students seeking financial aid and scholarships for continuing education after high school – whether that includes technical school, community college or a four-year university.  GRASP’s connection to the Northern Neck, however, began ...
  • Friday December 12th, 2014 gloucestercounty
    Gov­er­nor Terry McAu­li­ffe has announced that Glouces­ter is now one of just three com­mu­ni­ties in the state to receive state fund­ing for small busi­ness devel­op­ment. The county’s Court House area has been selected as one of the first recip­i­ents of up to $100,000 under the first-ever Vir­ginia Com­mu­nity Busi­ness Launch. The Main Street Preser­va­tion Trust lead appli­ca­tion efforts on behalf of the Glouces­ter Main Street Asso­ci­a­tion. The ...
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