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  • Thursday July 10th, 2014
    Bay Transit, a service of Bay Aging, has announced a new type of public transportation service in the Northern Neck — fixed route. Director Ken Pollock told reporters that providing public transportation in a rural area is very challenging and now they are about to embark on the maiden voyage into delivering fixed route service in the Northern Neck. NECK CONNECT, the fixed route service, will have ...
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  • Thursday July 10th, 2014
    Tappahannock Police were recently called to 423 Virginia Street regarding a fight by several individuals. 42 year old John Richards of Tappahannock, and 36 year old Harley Thacker, also of Tappahannock were apparently fighting inside Richard’s residence, when the fight spilled out onto Virginia Street. Mr. Thacker’s injuries required him to be transported to Riverside Tappahannock Hospital and then to VCU Medical Center. He sustained extensive ...
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  • Thursday July 10th, 2014
    Some new laws took effect in Virginia on July first. Current law allows DMV customers to indicate a hearing or speech impairment or a condition of insulin-dependent diabetes on their driver’s licenses. Starting July 1st, drivers may also designate an intellectual dis-ability or autism spectrum disorder on their drivers’ licenses, and holders of identification cards may also des-ignate any of these conditions on those cards as ...
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  • Thursday July 10th, 2014
    Route 17 at Tappahannock will be reduced to one lane near June Parker Marina today through Friday during daytime hours for sewer line work. Between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., traffic will alternate traveling on Route 17 directed by a flagging crew. Motorists may experience brief travel delays. The work is in connection with a Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) project to reconstruct a section of Route ...
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  • Thursday July 10th, 2014
    Crime Solvers is asking for information that may help in locating a reported missing person.  Claudine Jaquier Gifford, a 43 year old white female, was last seen leaving the Tiki Bar in White Stone about 8:30 p.m. on Sunday July 6.  Gifford, who is 5′ 4″ tall and weighs about 112 lbs., has wavy sandy blond/brown hair, brown eyes, and was last seen wearing a multicolored ...
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  • Thursday July 10th, 2014
    A former Virginia Girl Scouts executive was sentenced to serve three-months behind bars after pleading guilty to embezzling nearly $23,000 from the Girl Scouts. According to The Richmond Times-Dispatch, 62-year-old Linda Carne was sentenced Monday to five years in prison, but the judge suspended all but three months. Carne pleaded guilty in April. She served as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia from ...
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  • Thursday July 10th, 2014
    It’s not a good crabbing season so far. Many area fish houses are saying that they can no longer take any more hard crab orders because they just plain don’t have crabs. Joey Williams is the Vice-President of the Virginia Watermen’s Association, and he told the Southside Sentinel that he hasn’t taken any orders in more than two weeks, and Williams says he has never, ever, ...
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