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  • Monday August 14th, 2017
    According to an announcement by the US Postal Service, there will be a new post office set up in Weems, just as soon as the postal service can find a suitable site as close as reasonably possible to the former post office. The post office in Weems was shut down after the landlord decided not to extend the lease, and all service was then transferred ...
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  • Monday August 14th, 2017
    A 72 year old Mathews woman, was sentenced in Mathews County Court, to 12 months in jail for each of eight counts of embezzling funds from the Animal Care Society of Mathews. Peggy Arutunian pleaded guilty in March, when she admitted embezzling $42,326.44 from Sept. 1, 2015 to Dec. 16, 2016, while serving as treasurer and board member of the Animal Care Society. Arutunian claimed ...
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  • Friday August 11th, 2017
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – The nation’s new Navy secretary says he’ll take direction from the Pentagon regarding President Donald Trump’s call for a ban on transgender service members, but he adds that “any patriot that wants to serve and meets all the requirements should be able to serve in our military.” Richard V. Spencer made the comments Thursday in response to reporters’ questions as he visited ...
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  • Friday August 11th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Hundreds of people in Richmond have packed a contentious community meeting to weigh in on what should be done with the city’s Confederate monuments. Local media report more than 500 people gathered Wednesday night at the Virginia Historical Society and more were turned away due to space restrictions. The meeting was the first of two public comment sessions that have been scheduled ...
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  • Friday August 11th, 2017
    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) – County officials in Virginia have granted Busch Gardens an approval the park needed to move forward in building a new, tall attraction. News outlets report the James City County board of supervisors this week unanimously approved a request from Busch Gardens for a height waiver that will let the park construct an attraction of up to 315 feet. The park hasn’t said ...
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  • Thursday August 10th, 2017
    Richmond, Va. (Aug. 9, 2017) – Bon Secours Virginia Health System has established a new leadership structure at Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital (RGH). Chris Accashian has been named CEO of RGH, effective July 31, 2017. Accashian, who joined Bon Secours in 2016 as CEO of Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center in Midlothian, Va., will serve as CEO of both hospitals. Accashian and his ...
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  • Thursday August 10th, 2017
    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Interstate fishing regulators are seeking public comment on a plan to tweak the way they manage menhaden, one of the most important little fish in the ocean food chain. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission says in a statement last week that it wants to balance “menhaden’s ecological role as a prey species” with the needs of people who harvest and use ...
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