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  • Friday February 13th, 2015
    A 4 p.m. statewide burn ban begins Sun­day here in Vir­ginia. Once the ban begins, we can’t burn trash or debris before 4 p.m. or after mid­night through April 30th. Vio­lat­ing the law is a Class 3 mis­de­meanor, pun­ish­able by a fine of up to $500, and on top of that, you could be finan­cially liable for the cost of putting out the fire and ...
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  • Friday February 13th, 2015
    The pro­posed bud­get for Glouces­ter County schools for fis­cal year 2016 from Super­in­ten­dent Wal­ter Clemons shows a nearly $1.3 mil­lion increase in local fund­ing in a spend­ing plan that antic­i­pates an enroll­ment decline of more than 100 stu­dents and nearly $600,000 to open a new school. The Daily Press reports that Clemons pre­sented his pro­posed bud­get to the Glouces­ter County School Board this week, and it ...
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  • Thursday February 12th, 2015
    At 2:36 am on Wednesday morning, Feb 11, the Northumberland county 911 center received multiple calls reporting a house fire on Fruit Plain Road. The house was reported to be fully engulfed at the time of the reporting. The Callao and Cople Dist Vol. Fire Departments and the Callao Vol. Rescue Squad responded to the call. The first Deputies and fire personnel arrived at 747 ...
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  • Thursday February 12th, 2015
    Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital invites the community to join them on February 27 at 2 pm to celebrate the one year anniversary of the hospital’s stroke certification. Come see what teleneurology and stroke care advancements have been made in your very own community, and meet the new Vita Robot that is joining the BSRGH family! Refreshments, information and demonstrations will be available in the ...
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  • Thursday February 12th, 2015
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) – Christopher Newport University was briefly placed on lockdown after authorities received two reports of a man walking with a gun on campus. University, state and local police searched the Newport News campus Wednesday morning, but did not find a person with a gun. Instead, the school said the person was actually an employee carrying a piece of broken equipment. An all-clear was ...
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  • Thursday February 12th, 2015
    Lancaster High School students are planning an Outreach360 trip to Nicaragua this April. The group consists of four fourth-year Spanish students plus three teachers and one parent. Outreach 360 is a program that facilitates service and mission trips in Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic. The focus is on educating; teaching literacy, English, and community health to school age children. Outreach360 welcomes participation from all groups, but usually attendants are ...
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  • Wednesday February 11th, 2015
    Some funny money is cir­cu­lat­ing in our area. Now, the Glouces­ter County Sheriff’s Office is ask­ing for your help in iden­ti­fy­ing two men they say are involved with cir­cu­lat­ing the fake bills. The inves­ti­ga­tion kicked off fol­low­ing the dis­cov­ery of some fake $20 and $50 bills which were used at sev­eral busi­nesses in Glouces­ter. The most recent report hap­pened last Thurs­day evening, when two men passed a ...
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