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  • Wednesday December 24th, 2014
    A big change is com­ing to area health­care, and it’s hap­pen­ing before the end of this year. Bon Sec­ours Vir­ginia Health Sys­tem will acquire Rap­pa­han­nock Gen­eral Hos­pi­tal on Dec. 31st, mak­ing Rap­pa­han­nock Gen­eral its eighth hos­pi­tal in the com­mon­wealth. The 450 employ­ees of Rap­pa­han­nock Gen­eral will report­edly not be affected by the acqui­si­tion, which accord­ing to Bon Sec­ours, will allow Rap­pa­han­nock Gen­eral to recruit addi­tional doc­tors ...
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  • Tuesday December 23rd, 2014
    A King George County, Va., man was killed Sun­day in a single-vehicle crash in King George County. The crash occurred at 7:45 a.m., on Route 218 at Chat­ter­ton Lane, when accord­ing to Vir­ginia State Police, 30 year old Jamel Clagett of King George was trav­el­ing west on Route 218, when for some rea­son, he ran off the road and hit a tree. Clagett was the only ...
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  • Tuesday December 23rd, 2014
    Math­ews super­vi­sors last week, tabled any action on Math­ews Her­itage Park. The action was in ref­er­ence to a pro­posed use for the land that was donated to the Mid­dle Penin­sula Chesa­peake Bay Pub­lic Access Author­ity in 2010 for the ben­e­fit of all Math­ews County res­i­dents. Dur­ing the meet­ing last week, many area folks who said they object to the pro­posal turned out to pack the county’s ...
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  • Tuesday December 23rd, 2014
    Nearly 90 kids and par­ents filled the Northum­ber­land Pub­lic Library dur­ing a visit by St. Nick on Sat­ur­day. The sec­ond annual Story and Pic­tures With Santa saw eager kids sit­ting on the library floor as they waited for the guest of honor to appear. Children’s Christ­mas music played in the back­ground as the crowd grew. Then the kids sang a trib­ute to Santa’s helpers. When Santa arrived, he ...
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  • Tuesday December 23rd, 2014
    The Math­ews Fam­ily YMCA’s cap­i­tal cam­paign for a new build­ing got a big boost recently, in the form of $150,000 from the Cabell Foun­da­tion. The YMCA said last week, that the Math­ews and Mid­dle­sex sites would each receive half of a $300,000 chal­lenge grant to help with facil­ity upgrades. Now, that means the YMCA is much closer to mov­ing out of the 2,500-square-foot for­mer day care cen­ter it has occu­pied since open­ing ...
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  • Monday December 22nd, 2014
    The temporary laundry has been relocated to the old Kilmarnock Town Hall site at 514 N. Main Street. This is between Advance Auto and the Computer Wizard and across Main Street from Crowther Heating and Air Conditioning. Operating hours have changed to 8AM to 5PM.
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  • Monday December 22nd, 2014
    The Bay School Community Arts Center is proud to announce that their first Empty Bowls event was a huge success. More than 120 guests attended to celebrate the day and take bowls of love home with them.  $2500 was raised for Hands Across Mathews to help in their mission of serving the hungry! Donations of pottery bowls and soup exceeded all expectations – 117 soup bowls ...
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