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  • Tuesday September 23rd, 2014
    Sheriff R.D. Crockett reports that the disappearance of Claudine J. Gifford is still under active investigation. Tips and information continue to be received and all such information is being followed up by the Criminal Investigative Division, led by Lt. E.T. Self. The sherrif’s department reports that at this time their office is waiting for laboratory and other reports from the Virginia Department of Forensic Science on evidence ...
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  • Tuesday September 23rd, 2014
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) – Five Native Americans who successfully challenged the trademark for the Washington Redskins’ name are asking a federal judge to dismiss the team’s lawsuit over the decision. The Redskins filed the lawsuit earlier this year in federal court against the Native Americans, seeking reversal of a decision by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. That board ruled that ...
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  • Tuesday September 23rd, 2014
    After a man almost jumped off the Route 360 water tower in War­saw, town offi­cials are look­ing for bet­ter secu­rity options. At a recent coun­cil meet­ing, Police Chief and Act­ing Town Man­ager Chris Spare said he asked Pub­lic Works Super­in­ten­dent David Woolard to look into bet­ter secu­rity around the lad­der well itself, pos­si­bly a fence, to restrict access to the lad­der that goes up the ...
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  • Monday September 22nd, 2014
    Explore the beauty and value of native plants. LEARN ABOUT Creating a Habitat at Home • The History of Botany in Virginia • Gardening Plans Using Native Plants ATTEND The dedication of a native plant display at Stratford Hall & Exciting Special Exhibits and Activities SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCE! John Clayton, Colonial Botanist, portrayed by historical reenactor Richard Cheatham • Proper Planting Techniques • Dealing with Alien & Invasive Plants • Decorating with Native Plants • Gardening ...
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  • Monday September 22nd, 2014
    Orders are now being accepted for The Women of Grace Episcopal Church’s Annual Nut Sale. Hubs peanuts, both salted and unsalted, are available in 20 and 40 ounce tins; Calhoun’s Pecan halves in 16 ounce bags; and chocolate covered peanuts and pecans are all available for sale. Orders will be available for pick up the week before Thanksgiving. Order forms are available at Grace Episcopal ...
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  • Monday September 22nd, 2014
    The Lancaster Players next show is called “Martini, a musical celebration of the cocktail”. Featuring Ken Sparks Directed by Randal Tyler Musical Direction by Jan Williams and Ken Sparks The Story An original comic musical revue with American song classics by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen, Jules Styne, Comden and Green, and Paul Simon, some familiar modern songs and swing jazz. Additional original music will include “The ...
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  • Monday September 22nd, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Metro Richmond Zoo is celebrating the births of five cheetah cubs. Media outlets report that a 3-year-old cheetah named Milani gave birth to the cubs on Friday. Five other cubs were born at the zoo last October. One died in May from what was believed to be a bacterial infection. Zoo owner Jim Andelin says he hopes to restart the Richmond Cheetah Cam ...
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