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  • Wednesday December 03rd, 2014
    The public is invited to join residents at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury on Tuesday, December 16 for holiday religious services. The ceremony, consisting of lessons and carols, will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the auditorium of RWC’s Chesapeake Center, 132 Lancaster Road, Irvington. RWC Chaplain Davis Smith says the services are an excellent way for people to recall the reason we celebrate at this time of year. “We ...
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  • Wednesday December 03rd, 2014
    Santa is making a special appearance at the Northumberland Public Library at 10 a.m. on Saturday December 20. The free event, Story and Pictures With Santa, will feature St. Nick reading to children of all ages. After the story hour, there will be snacks and families can stay and have their picture taken with Santa. Parents must bring their own camera so they can capture the ...
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  • Wednesday December 03rd, 2014
    Lan­caster County super­vi­sors last week voted to enter into an agree­ment with the owner of Wind­mill Point Marina for a pub­lic boat launch in the marina basin that would be able to han­dle large boats. A grant is being applied for from the Vir­ginia Depart­ment of Game and Inland Fish­eries which would pay for it. As out­lined last week, the county would enter into a twenty ...
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  • Wednesday December 03rd, 2014
    An Urbanna man died Sat­ur­day died Sat­ur­day morn­ing in a two-vehicle acci­dent that occurred on south­bound Route 17 at the inter­sec­tion of Route 615 in Mid­dle­sex County, about a mile from the Saluda exit. Vir­ginia State Police say Elliott Red­mon was dri­ving a GMC pick-up truck, attempt­ing to turn onto south­bound Route 17 from the crossover, when he col­lided with a Jeep Grand Chero­kee, trav­el­ing in the south­bound ...
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  • Tuesday December 02nd, 2014
    The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society announced the appointment of Nichola Redmond as its Executive Director effective today.  She succeeds Betsy Henderson, who left the position in May. Redmond is coming to the GMHS from New Jersey where for the past 13 years she has been the Executive Director of Mane Stream, Inc. a non-profit organization that provides equine assisted activities, therapy and education to individuals with physical, ...
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  • Tuesday December 02nd, 2014
    On Ramp is an eligibility-based program for those who are currently unemployed and needing to re-enter the workforce. The On Ramp Program provides financial assistance to students taking credit courses of study, occupational noncredit courses, or assessments that can lead to an industry certification, a state licensure or other portable workforce credential. This program is particularly effective for those who need to update skills or ...
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  • Tuesday December 02nd, 2014
    The Board of Directors of Bay Rivers Telehealth Alliance (BRTA) announced the appointment of Donna Dittman Hale, MHA, CTC; as Executive Director and Project Director of the new Area Health Education Center (AHEC) program for the Rappahannock Region. Based in Tappahannock, VA, BRTA, is a non-profit consortium of health care organizations created 10 years ago to increase the health and well-being of the medically underserved communities ...
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