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  • Monday December 15th, 2014
    The Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office reports that in conjunction with Newport News Police and the Tri River Drug Task Force K9 units they conducted a search of Middlesex High School in Saluda,Va and St Clare Walker Middle School in Locust Hill,Va. The K9 units aid local Law Enforcement on the fight against illegal drugs and weapons in our school system. An 18 year old high School ...
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  • Monday December 15th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Seven Virginia community colleges will receive $500,000 in incentives for students that complete certifications in demand by businesses and industry. Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s office says the pilot program will help 500 Virginians earn certifications in areas such as welding, commercial driving and project management. Participating community colleges include Blue Ridge, Germanna, Thomas Nelson, Virginia Western, Danville, Patrick Henry and Southside Virginia. The initiative is ...
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  • Monday December 15th, 2014
    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 (http://wapo.st/1xkswz9 ) 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 ...
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  • Monday December 15th, 2014
    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 ...
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  • Saturday December 13th, 2014
    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 ...
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  • Friday December 12th, 2014
    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.
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  • Friday December 12th, 2014
    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 ...
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