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  • Monday October 09th, 2017
    A report recently from the State Corporation Commission’s hearing examiner that recommends Dominion Energy bury new power lines under the Rappahannock River instead of placing them overhead drew mixed response. The Rappahannock Record reports that the detailed report by Hearing Examiner Alexander F. Skirpan Jr. concluded that an underground line is a better option. Skirpan wrote that due to the significant and negative impacts of ...
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  • Friday October 06th, 2017
    The application for the 2018-19 academic year is available thru February 16, 2018. Students only need to complete one online application to be considered for 100 different scholarships at RCC totaling about $400,000. The scholarships can be combined with federal and state financial aid or used alone to cover the cost of RCC tuition and fees. The average scholarship amount is $1561, which represents approximately 30% of ...
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  • Friday October 06th, 2017
    DOSWELL, Va. (AP) – The winning pumpkin at the Virginia State Fair this year broke its grower’s record, weighing in at nearly 1,000 pounds. Ricky Atkins brought home a blue ribbon for a pumpkin weighing 972.6 pounds. Atkins won the contest last year with a slightly lighter pumpkin, weighing only 879.5 pounds. The giant pumpkin and giant watermelon judging took place on Sept. 30. The winning watermelon, ...
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  • Friday October 06th, 2017
    Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital has announced that Julia Sandy has received the honor of being named “October Employee of the Month.” Sandy serves as the Pathology Secretary in the RGH Laboratory. She has been praised for her optimistic outlook, willingness to help in whatever capacity is needed, and extreme dedication to patient care. Sandy was commended for consistently modeling a positive attitude and encouraging those ...
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  • Wednesday October 04th, 2017
    Shoptober by the Bay, the month long shopping event presented by Lancaster by the Bay Chamber of Commerce began Sunday and runs through October 31. 34 businesses are participating this year, throughout Irvington, Kilmarnock and White Stone. That means there are 14 new businesses joining the other 20 who have participated the last 2 years, and they are all bringing unique and great deals. The ...
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  • Wednesday October 04th, 2017
    In recognition for successful programs to reduce their environmental impact, Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital received the Partner for Change Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. The award is one of the Environmental Excellence Awards given each year to honor environmental achievements in the health care sector. The Partner for Change Award recognizes health care facilities ...
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  • Tuesday October 03rd, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Starting next month, major U.S. cigarette companies will publish a series of statements about the health risks of smoking. The court-ordered “corrective statements” will run on television and in newspapers as part of an agreement in a 1999 lawsuit brought by the federal government that accused cigarette makers of deceiving the public. The statements will include: “Smoking is highly addictive” and “Smoking kills, ...
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