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  • Friday June 27th, 2014
    On Wednesday, July 7 at the Northumberland Family YMCA from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the Northumberland Public Library proudly presents the fourth summer reading event. Featured is children’s author Barbara Dietz, of Merry Point, Va. Her book, “Chippiepierre’s Magic Paintbrush Tail: A Steamboat Adventure,” is richly illustrated by local artist George Frayne from Reedville. This is a charming, heartwarming and humorous cat tale of friendship, ...
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  • Friday June 27th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A federal judge has refused to allow a former Virginia attorney general to testify as an expert witness in former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s corruption trial. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are charged in a 14-count indictment with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from businessman Jonnie Williams in exchange for promoting his products. Their trial is set for July 28. McDonnell ...
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  • Friday June 27th, 2014
    Congratulations to Mayor Mae Umphlett and Town Council Members Chris Allen, Emerson Gravatt and Dr. Curtis Smith as they begin their terms on July 1, 2014. The new mayor and town council members were inaugurated in a ceremony June 26th at the Kilmarnock town office. Town Manager Tom Saunders opened the ceremony by introducing the key speaker, Delegate Margaret Ransone. After the new mayor and town council members ...
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  • Friday June 27th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Six Virginians are among more than 140 people selected from across the country to participate in the summer White House internship program. The White House says the program provides an opportunity to gain professional experience and build leadership skills. Interns work in departments ranging from the Offices of Cabinet Affairs and the Chief of Staff to the Offices of the First Lady ...
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  • Friday June 27th, 2014
    Last Thursday members of the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office, along with Tri-Rivers Drug Task Force agents executed a search warrant on Stampers Bay Road in Hartfield. Now, the Sheriff’s Office says James Taylor III of Hartfield has been arrested and charged with possession of more than 5 pounds of marijuana with intent to distribute. Investigators say Taylor got the marijuana through the U.S. Postal Service, and that little fact ...
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  • Friday June 27th, 2014
    The Town of Irvington is opening the doors up to the public for its annual 4th of July Hometown Parade. This year’s event is set for 10 a.m. on Friday, July 4th, and will kick off near Crockett’s Landing. The parade route then follows King Carter Drive east to the Baptist and Methodist churches at Irvington Road. Former mayor, school superintendent and school board member Alexander Fleet ...
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  • Thursday June 26th, 2014
    A new museum is in the works for Mathews County. The county’s first museum which is planned to house a variety of historical artifacts, will be built in the space above the Mathews County Visitors Center in the historic Sibley’s General Store on Main Street. Right now, the historical society uses Tompkins Cottage. The cottage is open and run by volunteers on the weekend, but for years ...
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