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  • Friday September 12th, 2014 blessing
    Pet owners are invited to bring their pets to Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury on Friday, October 3 for the annual Blessing of the Animals. RWC Chaplain Davis Smith will conduct the ceremony, which will be held near the Chesapeake Center on the RWC Campus, 132 Lancaster Drive in Irvington. RWC residents and neighbors on the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula are encouraged to participate in this ecumenical ...
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  • Friday September 12th, 2014 flag
    By BRETT ZONGKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – If you happen to come across woven wool remnants in red, white or blue marked Fort McHenry in your attic, a group of curators would like to know. Two hundred years after a massive American flag was hoisted over Baltimore’s fort in victory over the British, Americans still may have fragments of the original Star-Spangled Banner. Shortly after the huge flag ...
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  • Thursday September 11th, 2014 rhythm_in_blue
    Rhythm in Blue is the jazz ensemble of the USAF Heritage of America Band, the group which has performed each of the last 24 years in Irvington the week of Fourth of July. This year they have offered to do a second concert with the smaller (20 members) jazz ensemble on Friday, September 26 at 7 pm on the Irvington Commons. All are welcome to this ...
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  • Thursday September 11th, 2014 white_house_visitors
    WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House Visitor Center is reopening this weekend after extensive renovations over the past two years to create new interactive exhibits, a bookstore and other services. The National Park Service says the center will open Saturday on Pennsylvania Avenue after $12.6 million in renovations. The overhaul was funded in part by a $7.5 million contribution from the White House Historical Association. Park officials ...
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  • Thursday September 11th, 2014 apple
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has pronounced the state’s 2014 apple crop “very good.” The department says growers have been harvesting their fruits since August, when the earliest varieties started ripening. But prime apple season typically kicks in this month and continues through November. Commissioner Sandra J. Adams says Virginia is the nation’s No. 6 apple-growing state. The USDA reports that ...
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  • Thursday September 11th, 2014 Northumberland_County,_Virginia_seal
    Libby Tri­ble, a res­i­dent of Rich­mond County, said in a media release that she was encour­aged over the past two of years by Wayne Emery, who will retir­ing from his post as the cur­rent CA of Rich­mond County at the end of 2015, as well as Rich­mond County Sher­iff Dou­glas Bryant along with oth­ers to run for the posi­tion.” Tri­ble said,“I’ve spo­ken to a great num­ber of Rich­mond ...
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  • Thursday September 11th, 2014 news_2_shutterstock
    The Town of Kil­marnock will hold an infor­mal pre­sen­ta­tion of the con­cep­tual design for the town’s prop­erty at the cor­ner of N. Main Street and Town Cen­tre Drive. The prop­erty will have var­i­ous func­tions and ameni­ties that ben­e­fit the com­mu­nity at large. To see the con­cep­tual design plan, ask ques­tions, and learn­ing more about this future park, go to the Town Hall on this Fri­day, between ...
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