• Thursday July 03rd, 2014 latestNews
    Tropical Storm Arthur continues to churn off the coast of Florida, slowly moving northward as the holiday weekend slowly moves into focus as well. Just south of our area, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, some business owners are still holding out hope for an influx of visitors this holiday weekend despite the storm. As of this morning, forecasters are calling for Arthur to pass by ...
  • Thursday July 03rd, 2014 gloucestercounty
    Federal charges against four of eight people from Gloucester who were arrested following the raid of two smoke shops in February have now been dismissed. The Daily Press reports that two others who pleaded guilty to charges related to selling synthetic drugs will face trial in August. The U.S. Attorney’s office in Newport News, says indictements were dismissed for James “Randy” Belvin of Hayes; Thomas “Cory” Rainer, ...
  • Thursday July 03rd, 2014 news
    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) – The creative forces behind Colonial Williamsburg’s Electronic Field Trip television program have walked away with regional Emmy awards for the program “The Global Economy.” The honors went to a producer, director/editor, director of photography and sound recorder. A freelance scriptwriter also won an Emmy. The Emmys were awarded at the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and ...
  • Thursday July 03rd, 2014 amainnews
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s prepaid college tuition program has reached a milestone with more than $50 billion in assets under management. The Virginia529 College Savings Plan said Wednesday that the figure represents the college savings of 1.4 million account owners. According to the College Savings Plans Network, U.S. investors had accumulated more than $227 billion in prepaid tuition plans by the end of 2013. Virginia’s programs ...
  • Wednesday July 02nd, 2014 essex-county-seal
    The Essex County Airport Authority wants to re-zone some airport property outside Tappahannock from agriculture to light industry. The change is being brought about after a business expressed interest in establishing a dry fertilizer blending facility on the 24 acre site. As it is now, Southern States is the only business offering that type of service in Essex County. However, the retail showroom portion of Southern States ...
  • Wednesday July 02nd, 2014 latestNews
    Attorney General Mark Herring has released his legal interpretation of state code section regarding the service of a board of supervisor’s relatives on county boards. The opinion, which was dated June 26th, addresses an inquiry into whether or not appointed Richmond County School Board Member Brenda Pemberton could continue to serve out her term with her husband Bobby Pemberton having been recently elected to the ...
  • Wednesday July 02nd, 2014 amainnews
    As of today, moped riders could find themselves stopped by police if they don’t have their mopeds registered here in Virginia. Last year, the Virginia General Assembly made registrations and titles for mopeds a requirement. Although lawmakers gave moped owners a year to take care of titling and registration, some dealers say they fear that first-time buyers don’t know about the new requirements. One of the reasons state ...
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