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  • Friday August 15th, 2014
    Parent Chair Grover Branson announces the 13th annual Community Oyster Roast will be held on the Rowe Campus of Chesapeake Academy, on October 18th from 5 pm to 9 pm. This annual event was voted Best of 3 Charity Events in 2014 by Virginia Living Magazine. The Fall Festival Community Oyster Roast is based on the popular roll-up-your-sleeves southern tradition, which features sacks of fresh, local oysters ...
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  • Friday August 15th, 2014
    CIEE, a non profit, works with international exchange programs. Becky Bell, a volunteer local coordinator and host parent, has been involved with CIEE for over 12 years hosting high school exchange students from Brazil, Thailand, Germany, Spain, Slovakia to name a few and overseen as many as 300 from over 55 countries over the years. Many of her students have attended schools in this area. Last year, she had 6 students ...
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  • Friday August 15th, 2014
    On Monday, September 8, Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury will host the third presentation in its 2014 Mind & Muscle Seris. Dr. Merthia Haynie, owner and director of Abilities Abound in Callao, will speak on the benefits of physical therapy. The event will be held at 11:00 a.m. in the auditorium on the RWC campus at 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington. Haynie, a native of Northumberland County, graduated from Northumberland ...
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  • Friday August 15th, 2014
    Northum­ber­land High School is bring­ing more col­lege courses to the high school. August 11 the school board approved a pro­posal out­lined by Northum­ber­land high school prin­ci­pal Dr. Travis Burns,to bring con­cur­rent enroll­ment courses at RCC on-site at Northum­ber­land high school. Burns said the par­tic­i­pa­tion in con­cur­rent enroll­ment classes dur­ing class­room hours will be lim­ited to juniors and seniors. To take a con­cur­rent enroll­ment course, a stu­dent applies to take ...
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  • Friday August 15th, 2014
    A fed­eral court cleared the way for same-sex mar­riage to be rec­og­nized in Vir­ginia after deny­ing a motion to stay its own rul­ing against a ban on the unions. As a result of the rul­ing same-sex cou­ples can apply for mar­riage licenses in Vir­ginia next week. The rul­ing came from the 4th U.S. Cir­cuit Court of Appeals in Rich­mond, which took the case after a dis­trict ...
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  • Friday August 15th, 2014
    Pro­fes­sor Mike Goat­ley, Ph. D., of Vir­ginia Tech is the fea­tured speaker at the North­ern Neck Mas­ter Gar­den­ers’ Lawn Sem­i­nar August 23. It runs from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Trans­porta­tion Build­ing, and from 1 to 3 p.m. at West­more­land County School Board Meet­ing Room. According to Goat­ley, lawns that are man­aged respon­si­bly can pros­per with­out dam­age to the environment.Dr. Goatley,a pro­fes­sor at Vir­ginia Tech­writes ...
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  • Thursday August 14th, 2014
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – An FBI agent is wrapping up the prosecution’s case in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. Agent David Hulser will be back on the stand Thursday to continue testifying about the McDonnells’ finances and phone records. Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Dry says the government expects to rest its case Thursday. If that ...
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