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  • Tuesday November 25th, 2014
    Vir­ginia grow­ers are prepar­ing to sell a lot of fresh Christ­mas trees for the hol­i­day sea­son. The Vir­ginia Depart­ment of Agri­cul­ture and Con­sumer Ser­vices says the state has more than 500 Christ­mas tree farms. To encour­age the pur­chase of a Vir­ginia grown tree, Gov. Terry McAu­li­ffe has pro­claimed Decem­ber as “Vir­ginia Christ­mas Tree Month.“ State Offi­cials say that choos­ing a Virginia-grown tree means pur­chas­ing a renew­able, recy­clable ...
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  • Monday November 24th, 2014
    The His­toric and Archi­tec­tural Review Board in Urbanna has pro­posed that some water­front areas be removed from Urbanna’s His­toric Dis­trict. The pro­posed changes would mean water­front prop­er­ties dropped from the dis­trict would include The Res­i­dences at Oys­ter Har­bor con­do­mini­ums, Dozier’s Port Urbanna marina, and the for­mer Urbanna Yacht­ing Cen­ter.Also included would be all the shore­line from the bridge to where Vir­ginia Street ends at Urbanna Creek. The idea ...
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  • Monday November 24th, 2014
    Old Domin­ion Uni­ver­sity police have released pho­tos of the two men they say raped a stu­dent there. Mean­while, while they search for those two, 21-year-old Den­zel Delk ahs been taken into cus­tody, and charged with rape, grand lar­ceny and pos­ses­sion of mar­i­juana. The inci­dent involves an ODU stu­dent who told police that she was drink­ing with the three men in her ODUdorm room on Novem­ber 8th, when she started going ...
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  • Friday November 21st, 2014
    The Northumberland Public Library will close early the day before Thanksgiving and remain closed until Saturday November 29. Instead of the usual Wednesday closing time of 7 p.m., the library will close at 5 p.m. on November 26. The library will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday November 27, and on Friday, November 28. The library will reopen a 9 a.m. on Saturday November 29 and close ...
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  • Friday November 21st, 2014
    The Bay School conducts over 100 classes in fine art and crafts.  There are three classrooms, one of which is a pottery studio.  Classes are also scheduled offsite at local artist studios to make use of special equipment such as weaving looms or furnaces for glass blowing and welding. Over 30 talented local artists teach our classes.  Please check out our online catalog to see the ...
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  • Friday November 21st, 2014
    George Bailey`s story is a classic!  We invite you to enjoy great theater, in a comfy setting, a great meal, talented actors and leave the driving to us!  Yes, we will see “IT`S A WONDERFUL LIFE” on the next Best Years Trip! Riverside Dinner Theater in Fredericksburg is the location of the show.  A delicious Lunch is served by the performers, Mary, George, Clarence or Uncle ...
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  • Friday November 21st, 2014
    By BROCK VERGAKIS Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation says it is embarking on a $600 million fundraising campaign. The foundation says it launched the private phase of the campaign in 2009, and that it has already raised more than $300 million toward its goal. The foundation runs the world’s largest living history museum in Williamsburg and is launching the public phase of its campaign ...
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