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  • Tuesday January 03rd, 2017
    VDOT offices in Saluda will be moving to a temporary location until a new office facility is built. The Saluda Residency includes Gloucester, Mathews, Middlesex, Essex, King William and King & Queen counties. It has nearly 100 employees that are responsible for maintaining more than 1,700 miles of state roads. Currently, customers in any of the six counties can access VDOT office personnel at 1027 ...
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  • Thursday December 29th, 2016
    VDOT has begun work to replace the culvert over Mill Creek on Route 605 (Balls Neck Road) in Northumberland County. Balls Neck Road is being closed to through traffic. The culvert is located near Route 679 (Crosshills Road) and Route 669 (Waddeys Road). A detour will be in place for approximately six weeks while construction is underway. Signs will be posted along the recommended detour ...
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  • Thursday December 29th, 2016
    Thanks to an alert Dinwiddie County property owner, a missing 71-year-old New Jersey woman and her 5-year-old great-granddaughter were found shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday. Both were sitting together against a tree approximately 45 feet from the silver Toyota Rav4 that was parked on private property about a mile from Nash Road, where a property owner had spotted the vehicle from afar, went to check ...
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  • Thursday December 29th, 2016
    Gloucester authorities say four juveniles have been identified in connection with a Christmas display that was vandalized recently at Page Middle School. The display had been built by sixth grade students at the school, part of a project about alternative energy. When the kids came to school on the morning of December 11th, they discovered their work had been smashed to pieces, and some parts ...
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  • Wednesday December 28th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Nature lovers, rejoice. All of Virginia’s 37 state parks will be offering free admission on New Year’s Day. Virginia State Parks are offering a number of scheduled hikes and programs on Sunday as part of the national “First Day Hikes” initiative. Residents who visit a park to ring in the new year are being encouraged to participate in this year’s photo contest. Participants must ...
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  • Wednesday December 28th, 2016
    Judges in one Virginia court, now say they plan to recuse themselves from a child cruelty case that is pending against a state lawmaker. The case of Delegate Rick Morris now will likely be heard by a substitute judge from outside Hampton Roads. The 48-year-old Morris is accused of hitting his stepson with a belt and a wooden spoon. Morris has denied the allegations, and ...
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  • Wednesday December 28th, 2016
    Bay Rivers Telehealth Alliance has been awarded a federal grant of $1.2 million over 4 years for its School Based Telehealth Initiative. Bay Rivers will work with the Essex, Northumberland, and Westmoreland County Public Schools to bring healthcare services directly into schools giving students greater access to healthcare. The school-based health services will focus on improving access to care and improving outcomes of chronic health conditions ...
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