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  • Wednesday July 02nd, 2014
    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 ...
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  • Wednesday July 02nd, 2014
    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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  • Tuesday July 01st, 2014
    VDOT’s contractor, Lee Hy Paving, will begin work on School Street on July 1st. The process will start with milling the surface along the length of the street. Drivers should expect periodic delays along this route. Repaving will begin on July 14th. All work is weather dependent.
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  • Tuesday July 01st, 2014
    The United States Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band from Joint Base Langley-Eustis will perform tonight at 7 pm at the Irvington Commons, Irvington, VA. The concert will include marches, light classics and patriotic pieces. The free concert is sponsored by the Town of Irvington and the Village Improvement Association. Folks are urged to bring blankets or chairs and picnic baskets.
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  • Tuesday July 01st, 2014
    Busch Gardens was the scene of a bomb threat Sunday. James City County authorities say a note was found around 3:30 yesterday afternoon, indicating that there was a bomb either in the England section of the theme park or in the England parking lot. Busch Gardens issued a statement saying that the park was shut down out of caution, but was re-opened about ten minutes later, however ...
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  • Tuesday July 01st, 2014
    Gas prices across the nation are increasng, and prices at the pump this Fourth of July weekend will be the costliest for drivers since 2008. Nationwide, prices will average about $3.68 a gallon for regular grade gas, up 17 cents from last year but well below the all-time $4.11 record set just after July 4, 2008. AAA says rising crude oil prices are based on continued fears ...
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  • Tuesday July 01st, 2014
    It rained cats and dogs last Thursday evening but that did not keep boat and marina owners away from Lancaster county’s public hearings on next year’s budget and tax rates. About 50 boaters turned out to protest the county’s high personal property tax on boats while only one resident objected to a portion of the proposed budget increase that could result in up to a ...
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