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  • Wednesday October 01st, 2014
    MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP) – Francis Scott Key’s original handwritten manuscript of the “Star-Spangled Banner” is making its first visit to Virginia to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the national anthem. The Maryland Historical Society is loaning the original manuscript to George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate for a special exhibit in October. It will be on view from Wednesday through Oct. 31. The manuscript has been on ...
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  • Tuesday September 30th, 2014
    It is not too late to register for Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury’s 5K “Run for Your Life,” race or the more leisurely “Trick or Trot” Monster Mile walk. Registrations for the October 11 race and walk will be open until the day of the event. The race and fun walk will take place on the RWC campus at 132 Lancaster Drive in Irvington. Because parking is limited, free ...
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  • Tuesday September 30th, 2014
    DOSWELL, Va. (AP) – The new Miss State Fair of Virginia has some big high heels to fill. Taylor Reynolds of Chesterfield County has been crowned as Courtney Garrett’s successor. Garrett, of Prince Edward County, went on to win the 2014 Miss Virginia pageant and was first runner-up in the Miss America pageant earlier this month. The 19-year-old Reynolds is a sophomore biology student and track-and-field star ...
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  • Monday September 29th, 2014
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press Writer Associated Press The investigation into the case of a missing University of Virginia student has provided a “significant break” in the unsolved 2009 death of another young woman who disappeared from the Charlottesville campus, Virginia State Police said Monday. The announcement of the new lead in Morgan Harrington’s case came as authorities continue to search for Hannah Graham, 18, who disappeared Sept. ...
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  • Monday September 29th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia oysters, ham and other foods will be on display at a trade show in Miami in October. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says six Virginia firms will be exhibitors at the 18th Americas Food and Beverage Show. The show will be held Oct. 27 and Oct. 28 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Other Virginia foods that will be ...
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  • Monday September 29th, 2014
    Look­ing for a con­ve­nient place to hold your club meet­ings or other gath­er­ings? Then Ye Olde Book Shoppe just might be the answer for you. The Northum­ber­land Pub­lic Library’s Ye Olde Book Shoppe is avail­able for meet­ings. There is no fee for this ser­vice, but dona­tions to the library are wel­come. The Book Shoppe is just a short dis­tance from the library. For fur­ther infor­ma­tion, please ...
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  • Monday September 29th, 2014
    Stu­dents at Lan­caster High School got some school sup­plies for the new year recently from employ­ees at Vir­ginia Amer­i­can Water of War­saw. The com­pany and its employ­ees col­lect the sup­plies each year for their “Sup­plies for Suc­cess” school drive. Since the pro­gram stared three years ago, the group has donated hun­dreds of dol­lars in sup­plies to area schools.“Everyone in the com­mu­nity knows us for water ser­vice. ...
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