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  • Friday February 06th, 2015
    Make-A-Wish of Greater Vir­ginia has already granted over 4,000 wishes to chil­dren with life-threatening ill­nesses. Now a Tappahannock girl has been added to that list. Dynasty Kelly was four years old when she was first diag­nosed with a type of can­cer that devel­ops from imma­ture nerve cells found in sev­eral areas of the body. She has endured many med­ical treat­ments and lengthy hos­pi­tal stays. Dynasty is now six ...
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  • Friday February 06th, 2015
    Kudos to Math­ews County… The county showed up on a list rank­ing the Top 50 Small Town Down­towns in Amer­ica, accord­ing to Best Choice Reviews, an online guide. Math­ews just made the list, com­ing in at num­ber 50, but it still beat out a lot of other towns across the coun­try, when Best Choice Reviews described it as “more than a small town; the small­est county ...
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  • Thursday February 05th, 2015
    Don’t miss the February 15th, 2015 deadline. Sign up for Affordable Care Act Coverage at www.healthcare.gov. Do you need help to enroll before the deadline? Free help is available at the following locations and times: JANUARY 31st 10AM-4:30PM LANCASTER COUNTY LIBRARY 235 SCHOOL ST. KILMARNOCK, VA 22482 FEBRUARY 2nd 9AM-12 NOON KING & QUEEN VEC 1399 CENTERVILLE RD SHACKLEFORDS, VA 23156 FEBRUARY 7th and 14th 10AM-4PM WESTMORELAND DSS 18849 KINGS HWY MONTROSS, VA 22520 FEBRUARY 6th 4PM -8PM NORTHERN NECK BOYS & GIRLS CLUB 517 ...
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  • Thursday February 05th, 2015
    Riverside Tappahannock Hospice is seeking dedicated persons to become Hospice Volunteers. Free training will be offered at their office at 289 Hospital Road in Tappahannock. A two day class is scheduled for Wednesday, February 25th and Thursday, February 26th from 10 am – 2 pm. Please contact Frannie Bernard at (804) 443-6130 or email her at frances.bernard@rivhs.com for more information or to reserve your spot for the two ...
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  • Thursday February 05th, 2015
    Christchurch School will present “Rockin’ the Rappahannock, a Sixties Revue” February 19th – 20th. Ticket prices are as follows: Adults $10, Students $5. The production takes place in a 1960s Coffee House – A group of friends are meeting at their local coffee shop on the afternoon of July 20, 1969 in anticipation of watching the moon landing. While discussing life and events and music they ...
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  • Thursday February 05th, 2015
    The Vir­ginia Sen­ate may vote this week on a bill that sup­port­ers say would be a step toward stop­ping the euth­a­niza­tion of ani­mals by an ani­mal rights orga­ni­za­tion in Nor­folk. Sen­ate Bill 1318 would amend a sec­tion of the Vir­ginia Code to define a pri­vate shel­ter as a “facil­ity oper­ated for the pur­pose of find­ing per­ma­nent adop­tive homes and facil­i­tat­ing other life­sav­ing out­comes for ani­mals.“ The bill ...
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  • Thursday February 05th, 2015
    The Measles out­break is get­ting the atten­tion of local schools. There are now 102 peo­ple in 14 states who have become infected with the extremely con­ta­gious virus. The CDC now warn­ing that a “large out­break” is antic­i­pated. With some par­ents opt­ing to exempt their kids from immu­niza­tions for med­ical or reli­gious rea­sons, and a grow­ing num­ber of measles cases in the U.S., local schools aren’t tak­ing any ...
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