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  • Monday February 02nd, 2015
    Accord­ing to War­saw Police, work recently done on the traf­fic light at U.S. Route 360 & Hardee’s by VDOT resulted in a big change and they want drivers to be cautious of the changes. The right turn sig­nal for dri­vers on Route 360 West has been elim­i­nated. Now, dri­vers are reminded that they must obey the traf­fic sig­nal over the two through lanes while in the right turn lane attempt­ing ...
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  • Monday February 02nd, 2015
    Two Com­puter Train­ing Work­shops will be held on Tues­days in Feb­ru­ary at the Northum­ber­land Pub­lic Library. The dates are Feb­ru­ary 10 and Feb­ru­ary 24 and all train­ing will start at 1:30 p.m. The Feb­ru­ary 10 train­ing ses­sion will focus on eBooks. The Feb­ru­ary 24 class will help peo­ple learn to use the Mango lan­guage pro­gram. That lan­guage learn­ing pro­gram has been made avail­able to library ...
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  • Monday February 02nd, 2015
    Four­teen grants total­ing $1.7 mil­lion have been awarded by Virginia’s land con­ser­va­tion board, which will help add 5,700 pre­served acres. The grants are used by pri­vate land trusts, local gov­ern­ments and state agen­cies to pro­tect farm and forest­land, his­toric area and open spaces. Gov. Terry McAu­li­ffe announced the fund­ing late last week, call­ing the grants “money well spent.”
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  • Friday January 30th, 2015
    A report of lar­ceny and dam­age prop­erty at the park­ing lot of Glouces­ter Point Beach. A cat­alytic con­verter was stolen from a Toy­ota pickup, and a pickup had the cat­alytic con­verter dam­aged in an attempt to remove it. The vehi­cles were parked beside each other on Mon­day when it hap­pened between 6:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Police additionally report that a vehi­cle had its wind­shield smashed ...
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  • Friday January 30th, 2015
    Capi­tol Opera Rich­mond will present the comic opera “Die Fle­d­er­maus” (The Bat) at 4 p.m. Feb­ru­ary 14 at Good Luck Cel­lars on Good Luck Road, Kil­marnock. The per­for­mance will ben­e­fit the North­ern Neck Orches­tra. With music by Johann Strauss II (“The Waltz King”) “Die Fle­d­er­maus” is con­sid­ered the most pop­u­lar Vien­nese operetta. Since its debut in April 1874, it has been per­formed in the­aters all over the world, and ...
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  • Friday January 30th, 2015
    In the past two months, five pedes­tri­ans and one bicy­clist have been struck and killed in eight hit-and-run traf­fic crashes across the Com­mon­wealth. Due to this alarm­ing rash of fatal crashes involv­ing dri­vers flee­ing the scene, the Vir­ginia State Police is remind­ing motorists that state law pro­hibits a dri­ver from leav­ing an acci­dent scene that involves “…injury or death of a per­son, or dam­age to attended ...
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  • Thursday January 29th, 2015
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – The University of Virginia has contracted with an international security firm to guide vulnerable students to safety in Charlottesville neighborhoods near campus. The university says the unarmed security guards will be called ambassadors. The ambassadors may help walk students home, call a safe ride or wait with them at a bus stop. The ambassadors may also call a rescue squad if medical ...
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