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  • Thursday January 01st, 2015
    Watch out for the lat­est com­puter scam mak­ing the rounds. Police say it works like this; the vic­tim receives a phone call say­ing their home com­puter has a virus. They are then told it can be taken care of for just $2,090. If the vic­tim agrees, the crook or crooks obtain pay­ment by credit card and then get full access to all infor­ma­tion on the com­puter. It ...
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  • Wednesday December 31st, 2014
      Cassidy Redmond, age 7, and her brother Csapreme Redmond, 13, have been named the Boys & Girls Club’s Youth of the Month and Teen of the Month for December according to Executive Director Phillip Mumford. While Csapreme, a 7th grader at Lancaster Middle School, has been a club member for four years, this has been Cassidy’s first year.  Both were selected for excellent behavior and being ...
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  • Wednesday December 31st, 2014
    The Glouces­ter County School Board has been work­ing for a num­ber of months with com­mu­nity mem­bers to update the division’s Com­pre­hen­sive Plan. Over the past four months, the divi­sion held four plan­ning meet­ings with small groups dis­cussing top­ics such as core val­ues and beliefs, effi­ciency of oper­a­tions, health and well­ness, and instruc­tion. The last meet­ing was on Dec. 17. Now, The Daily Press reports that the groups ...
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  • Wednesday December 31st, 2014
    Accord­ing to VDOT, rou­tine main­te­nance work will shut down ferry ser­vice in Northum­ber­land County dur­ing low rid­er­ship months. State offi­cials say the Merry Point Ferry to be affected for sev­eral days in Feb­ru­ary, and the Sunny Bank Ferry in Northum­ber­land County will be out of ser­vice for approx­i­mately 90 days for main­te­nance work start­ing on Tues­day, Jan. 15. In addi­tion, the Merry Point Ferry in Lan­caster County ...
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  • Wednesday December 31st, 2014
    As we get set to ring in the new year, older dri­vers are brac­ing for some new, tougher stan­dards here in Vir­ginia. Begin­ning Jan­u­ary 1st, dri­vers 75 and older will have to renew their license in per­son every five years. The renewal process will include a vision. The new law updates the cur­rent law, which spec­i­fies that dri­vers age 80 and older are required to renew ...
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  • Tuesday December 30th, 2014
    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum has acquired a collection of more than 1,000 works of art, prints, objects and other materials documenting early human flight, beginning with balloons. The museum announced this month that it has acquired the Evelyn Way Kendall Ballooning and Early Aviation Collection. The collection recalls the excitement at the first sights of colorful balloons rising into the air ...
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  • Monday December 29th, 2014
    By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia drivers can expect to see a 5 cents-per-gallon increase in the cost of gas starting Jan. 1. The increase on wholesale gas, which will likely be passed on to consumers at the pump, will help pay for a $6 billion transportation funding package passed under former Gov. Bob McDonnell last year. The transportation package originally relied on passage of ...
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