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  • Friday January 02nd, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Three tickets worth $1 million were drawn in the Virginia Lottery’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle. The lottery says the tickets were purchased in Petersburg, Norfolk and Ridgeway. Sales of the $20 tickets began Nov. 4. The odds of winning are 1 in 110,000. Six ticket holders will each win $25,000. The odds of winning are 1 in 55,000. Another 300 ticket holders will each win ...
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  • Friday January 02nd, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The federal government is giving the public an extra two weeks to weigh in on Virginia’s proposed offshore wind research plans. The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy wants to build and operate two 6-megawatt wind turbine generators 24 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach. The research project would test the winds and collect other data in a vast area of ...
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  • Thursday January 01st, 2015
    A reward has now been offered for infor­ma­tion lead­ing to the loca­tion of a miss­ing Glouces­ter County man who hasn’t been seen in four years. 27 year old Micheal “Craig” Con­way of Hayes was first reported miss­ing way back in Jan­u­ary of 2011. At the time, the Glouces­ter County Sheriff’s Office said Con­way had no vehi­cle, no cell phone, and no bank account. So far, there has ...
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  • Thursday January 01st, 2015
    The Math­ews Land Con­ser­vancy has demol­ished two piers at Williams Wharf Land­ing to make way for a new fish­ing dock, a water­front row­ing and event rental facil­ity, and more. The Gazette Jour­nal reports that the new 62-foot fish­ing dock with a 100-foot T-head should be ready by some­time in the spring. Once com­pleted, it will make for a great place to fish in 12-foot-deep water, and it ...
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  • Thursday January 01st, 2015
    Watch out for the lat­est com­puter scam mak­ing the rounds. Police say it works like this; the vic­tim receives a phone call say­ing their home com­puter has a virus. They are then told it can be taken care of for just $2,090. If the vic­tim agrees, the crook or crooks obtain pay­ment by credit card and then get full access to all infor­ma­tion on the com­puter. It ...
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  • Wednesday December 31st, 2014
      Cassidy Redmond, age 7, and her brother Csapreme Redmond, 13, have been named the Boys & Girls Club’s Youth of the Month and Teen of the Month for December according to Executive Director Phillip Mumford. While Csapreme, a 7th grader at Lancaster Middle School, has been a club member for four years, this has been Cassidy’s first year.  Both were selected for excellent behavior and being ...
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  • Wednesday December 31st, 2014
    The Glouces­ter County School Board has been work­ing for a num­ber of months with com­mu­nity mem­bers to update the division’s Com­pre­hen­sive Plan. Over the past four months, the divi­sion held four plan­ning meet­ings with small groups dis­cussing top­ics such as core val­ues and beliefs, effi­ciency of oper­a­tions, health and well­ness, and instruc­tion. The last meet­ing was on Dec. 17. Now, The Daily Press reports that the groups ...
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