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  • Thursday November 06th, 2014
    In Mid­dle­sex County, In the race for Mayor of Urbanna, Inde­pen­dent Can­di­date Steven Holl­berg is the win­ner with mor than 72 per­cent of the votes. The top vote get­ter in the race for Urbanna Town Coun­cil was Larry Chown­ing, with just over 18 per­cent of the votes. Debra Knick won the Rap­pa­han­nock County Treasurer’s race, run­ning unop­posed and get­ting almost 97 per­cent of the vote. There were ...
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  • Wednesday November 05th, 2014
    By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia voters are waking up without a clear winner in the Senate race. Democratic incumbent Mark Warner held a narrow lead over Republican Ed Gillespie, who made the contest surprisingly close even though he received little attention and money from national groups. The Associated Press was waiting to project the winner until it could verify the number of uncounted, outstanding ...
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  • Wednesday November 05th, 2014
    Last week, Rich­mond and Essex county author­i­ties arrested a Sharps man in front of McDonald’s in War­saw for an inci­dent that occurred on Latane’s Mill Road in Essex County. Last Tues­day, the Essex County Sheriff’s Office received a call about an assault with a machete. Deputies and EMS found a 38-year-old woman with a severe lac­er­a­tion above her upper lip. It was dur­ing a traf­fic stop, that offi­cers arrested ...
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  • Wednesday November 05th, 2014
    Recently, the first fire depart­ment muster was held in the North­ern Neck. Offi­cials say they started plan­ning for it last winter. On Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 25th, more than 30 fire trucks came in from as far away as Pocomoke City, Md. for vis­i­tors to the Callao Res­cue Squad grounds to view the appa­ra­tus. There were a lot of oldies, but Callao’s own “Old Num­ber 1″, made in 1921 ...
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  • Tuesday November 04th, 2014
    For the week ending November 3, 2014 Oct. 28 (Report begins @ 12:15 p.m.) Staff received a report of vandalism to a vehicle parked at the Hickory Hollow Nature Trail on Regina Road (window, purse and wallet; $180 loss); received a destruction of property report from a Poplar Neck Road resident (commercial mower, $200 damages); responded to a loitering complaint at a Mollusk convenience store; responded with ...
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  • Tuesday November 04th, 2014
    According to a posting on their facebook page, on Wednesday Oct. 29, the Lancaster Sheriff’s Department and the Virginia Marine Police conducted a six hour search of part of the Rappahannock River using a side/bottom scan sonar system for evidence in connection to the disappearance of Claudine Gifford. Sheriff’s officials say  that approximately 20 square miles of river bottom was searched with nothing being found ...
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  • Tuesday November 04th, 2014
    Families are cordially invited to join us for our Fall Open House on Monday, November 10 from 10a.m. until 1:00p.m. Those who are interested can also schedule an afternoon interview. During your visit, you will tour campus, eat lunch, visit with faculty and students, learn about the school, and meet with an admission counselor who can answer any questions you might have. Please register in advance by ...
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