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  • Thursday September 11th, 2014
    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
    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
    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
    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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  • Thursday September 11th, 2014
    The Town of kil­marnock started work this week on a side­walk along South Main Street con­nect­ing Hat­ton Avenue to Mag­no­lia Drive. All work will be in the VDOT right-of-way. The work should take about a month to com­plete. While crews pour the of con­crete, there may be short peri­ods where traf­fic that can­not cross the fresh con­crete. The con­trac­tor will notify dri­ve­way own­ers in advance. Town offi­cials appre­ci­ate ...
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  • Wednesday September 10th, 2014
    A Gloucester man has been arrested after being indicted by a grand jury for a rape that happened nearly thirty years ago. Andrew S. Tarantole, 48, of Rangtang Road was charged with the crime September 5th. He is being held at the Virginia Beach Correctional Center without bond. According to court documents, in April 1985, a man sitting on the Rudee Inlet Bridge asked a passing ...
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  • Wednesday September 10th, 2014
    The owners of a Gloucester store that sold synthetic marijuana and amphetamines were each sentenced September 8th to ten years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, and were ordered to forfeit $425,000 as proceeds of their drug distribution activities. Daniel Bray, 34, and Rachel Webb-Harvey, 25, both of Gloucester, pleaded guilty in September 2013 to conspiracy to distribute, and possess with intent to ...
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