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  • Monday November 03rd, 2014
    The Mid­dle Penin­sula Chesa­peake Bay Pub­lic Access Author­ity now claims it does not owe close to $30,000 in prop­erty taxes to Glouces­ter County. In deny­ing that it owes the county any­thing, the author­ity is using the argu­ment that because it is a “regional entity of gov­ern­ment” the prop­erty it owns is tax exempt. Glouces­ter County offi­cials mean­while, dis­agree, say­ing they need a bet­ter expla­na­tion of just how ...
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  • Monday November 03rd, 2014
    A Mon­tross  man was killed Sat­ur­day in a sin­gle vehi­cle crash in King George County. The crash occurred at 1:45 p.m. on Route 3 2/10 mile east of Route 680. Vir­ginia State Police say a 1999 Chevro­let was trav­el­ing east when it ran off the road left, went down an embank­ment and struck a tree. The dri­ver, and only occu­pant, 20 year old John N. Bowie, Jr of ...
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  • Sunday November 02nd, 2014
    Vet­er­ans Day is approach­ing, and a spe­cial salute to cur­rent and past mem­bers of the U.S. Armed Forces will be held at 4 p.m. Novem­ber 10 on the lawn of the old Cour­t­house in Heathsville. Free­dom Is Not Free, will be spon­sored by the Northum­ber­land Pub­lic Library and the Marine Corps League of the North­ern Neck. It will be a free event, open to the pub­lic. Event ...
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  • Sunday November 02nd, 2014
    Genius Izaak will pro­vide free Infor­ma­tion Tech­nol­ogy Assis­tance at the Northum­ber­land Pub­lic Library on Novem­ber 5, 12 and 19 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Those need­ing help should bring your own elec­tronic devices, includ­ing cell phones, for tech­no­log­i­cal assis­tance. The library is located at 7204 Northum­ber­land High­way, in Heathsville. If you have any ques­tions, just call the library at (804) 580‑5051 for more information.
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  • Sunday November 02nd, 2014
    A Vir­ginia woman who was arrested ear­lier this week, thought she might have an inno­v­a­tive way of get­ting out of it. The woman was stopped in Chesa­peake for a traf­fic vio­la­tion. That’s when 48 year old Lisa Miller told police that she might be sick with the Ebola virus. She told police she was dri­ving her­self to the hos­pi­tal because she was in pain and she was ...
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  • Saturday November 01st, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A new poll shows incumbent Sen. Mark Warner with a seven percentage-points lead over Republican challenger Ed Gillespie. A Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University poll released Friday shows that likely voters favor Warner 51 percent to 44 percent over Gillespie. Gillespie’s support has grown over the course of several CNU polls since this summer, but Warner’s support has never ...
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  • Friday October 31st, 2014
    By Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Zoo plans to open an exhibit featuring seahorses in 2016. The exhibit is sponsored jointly by the zoo and the Elizabeth River Project. The Seahorses of the Living Lafayette project will be part of renovations to the zoo’s exhibit building. The zoo says the new exhibit is intended to celebrate community-wide progress with restoring the environmental health of the ...
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