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  • Tuesday August 29th, 2017
    Potential Tropical Cyclone 10 may slowly evolve into Tropical Storm Irma near the southern Atlantic coast while surf, drenching showers and gusty coastal winds increase through midweek. The main impacts will be locally dangerous surf and rain that slows travel for a while or ruins a day at the beach. A period of rain is forecast from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, to Wilmington, North Carolina; Norfolk, Virginia; ...
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  • Tuesday August 29th, 2017
    ***A Coastal Flood Advisory if in effect for Lancaster County until 11:00 PM Today*** ***A Wind Advisory is in effect for Lancaster County from 10:00 AM Tuesday to 11:00 PM Today** ***A Gale Warning is in effect from 4:00 AM Tuesday to 11:00 PM Today*** As of 5:00 AM, Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten has not developed into a tropical depression or storm, although continued intensification is forecast. Regardless ...
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  • Monday August 28th, 2017
      NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) – The federal government is giving Virginia nearly $2.7 million to help manage its coastline. The Daily Press in Newport News reports that the money will help reduce flooding and pollution while improving fisheries and wildlife habitats. The funding is being award by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. And it will be matched by state and local governments. The money is being distributed ...
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  • Monday August 28th, 2017
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Charlottesville officials and representatives of the Department of Justice heard from residents frustrated by the city’s response to a white nationalist rally that erupted into deadly violence. Hundreds of people attended an event promoted as a “community recovery town hall” at a Charlottesville performing arts center Sunday. Residents spent around three hours taking turns at a microphone, criticizing officials and asking questions ...
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  • Friday August 25th, 2017
    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s Randolph College has removed a statue of a Confederate soldier on campus. President Bradley W. Bateman said in a statement that the statue of George Morgan Jones was taken down Friday following a decision by the executive committee of the Board of Trustees. Bateman says Jones was a generous donor to the school and the first person to suggest to its founder ...
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  • Friday August 25th, 2017
    The Urbanna Town Council has agreed to donate $6,000 toward repairs of windows at the historic Middlesex County Woman’s Club building on Virginia Street. The estimate to repair the windows is $19,000. The women’s club has maintained the historic building since 1948. Originally, the old building was the Middlesex Courthouse… until the county seat was moved to Saluda in 1852. It’s not the first time ...
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  • Friday August 25th, 2017
    Gloucester County officials say that the county is not staffed to respond to all wild animal complaints. That revelation was made, following a recent incident with a fox, that although it didn’t threaten anyone, it was caged by a private citizen, and the county later had the animal euthanized. County Administrator Brent Fedors says the county can’t handle all wild animal calls, and county animal ...
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