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  • Friday June 16th, 2017
    Lancaster High School seniors are looking forward to their commencement exercises that are scheduled for 10 tomorrow morning. Ninety-six graduates of the Class of 2017 will receive a diploma in the high school gymnasium. Senior class valedictorian Jahlil Nickens will give a commencement address. Nickens plans to attend Virginia Commonwealth University. The salutatorian and senior class president is Wyatt McCranie, who plans to attend Virginia ...
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  • Friday June 16th, 2017
    A pickup truck and a tractor-trailer collided on Monday morning at about 11:30 at the intersection of Route 17 Bypass and Route 17 Business in Saluda. The pickup’s hood went partly under the trailer, and the impact wrenched one set of rear wheels completely from the trailer. The tractor-trailer traveled more than 100 yards before coming to rest in the median. The driver of the pickup ...
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  • Thursday June 15th, 2017
    The Lancaster County Lion’s Club recently presented Kilmarnock Mayor Mae Umphlett a check for $2,700, sponsoring the flag pole for the American flag at the new Kilmarnock Town Centre Park. Lancaster County Lions Club President Jim Ward, said the Lions Club is honored to present the flag pole that holds our nation’s symbol and to be a part of such a wonderful community endeavor. He ...
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  • Thursday June 15th, 2017
    Virginia State Parks is offering special campouts and programs for the Great American Campout on Saturday, June 24th. If you’ve wanted to try camping but don’t know how to begin, Virginia’s State Parks are a great place to start. Ten state parks will offer special overnight events, including camping in new, unusual locations. In King George County, Caledon State Park, the nearest state park participating ...
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  • Thursday June 15th, 2017
    The Northumberland Elementary School, the Northumberland Public Library and the Family YMCA in Heathsville kicked off the “Build a Better World” summer reading program last week, during a school assembly, in which YMCA Camp counselors performed summer reading skits and several Northumberland High School athletes were on hand to inspire students to read this summer. After reading 11,300 books last summer, the students set their ...
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  • Wednesday June 14th, 2017
    By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER Associated PressRICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A University of Virginia fraternity chapter has agreed to settle its lawsuit against Rolling Stone magazine over a debunked story about a rape on campus. The Virginia Alpha Chapter of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity said in a statement on Tuesday that it is “pleased to be able to close the book” on the “ordeal” stemming from the ...
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  • Wednesday June 14th, 2017
    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court for additional time to file legal papers in response to a second federal appeals court that refused to lift a hold on President Donald Trump’s travel ban. Acting U.S. Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall on Tuesday told the justices he wants time to address Monday’s ruling from the federal appeals court in San Francisco. The government has ...
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