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  • Monday July 07th, 2014
    RADFORD, Va. (AP) – U.S. District Judge James Turk has died. He was 91. Alex Davis with De Vilbiss Funeral Home says Turk died Sunday at his home in Radford. Turk was appointed to the federal bench by President Richard Nixon in 1972. He became a senior judge in 2002 and continued to hear cases. Turk served in the Virginia Senate from 1959 to 1972. He was a ...
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  • Monday July 07th, 2014
    GREAT FALLS, Md. (AP) – Fire officials say a man was seriously injured after falling about 30 feet into a rocky section of the Potomac River. Montgomery County fire department spokesman Pete Piringer says the man fell around 3:45 p.m. Sunday in Great Falls Park. Piringer says rescue crews from Fairfax County, Virginia, reached the man first by land, but ultimately he was evacuated on Montgomery County ...
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  • Monday July 07th, 2014
    Middlesex County Sheriff David Bushey reports that the crime hotline has received more than 400 calls since a double shooting early Saturday left one man dead and another injured. The Daily Press (dailypress.com) reports that sheriff’s deputies responded to a call that shots were fired at a party in the Waterview area of Middlesex early July 5th. Raheem Trevon Williams was pronounced dead at the scene; another ...
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  • Monday July 07th, 2014
    The Garden Club of the Northern Neck presented its biannual Beautification Awards last month to three outstanding examples of landscaping and improvement of surroundings by civic, commercial, educational or professional establishments in the Northern Neck, according to Jane Henley, Conservation and Beautification Committee Chair. Honorees were Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury Irvington (Lancaster County), the Town of Warsaw (Richmond County), and garden of William and Joan Dawson in Hague (Westmoreland ...
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  • Monday July 07th, 2014
    The Bay School Community Arts Center is proud to present Virginia artists in its second annual juried art show at the Art Speaks Gallery at the Bay School. “Art Speaks on the Bay” opened with a reception and awards presentation on June 28 and will run from Saturday, June 28 – July 19. The show includes 84 pieces of two-dimensional and three-dimensional artists, exhibiting the works ...
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  • Monday July 07th, 2014
    A free Petting Zoo will be held in the field behind the Northumberland Public Library on Wednesday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to noon for kids of all ages. This exciting event is being held during the library’s Summer Reading Program, “PAWS to Read.” According to Jan Bates, the library’s Coordinator of Children’s Programs, the animals will be in the field as well as the Meeting ...
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  • Sunday July 06th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries says grants are being made available to help Virginia localities develop boating access facilities or renovate existing ones. Recreational boating is a popular activity and there are about 250,000 registered boats in Virginia. Officials say many more boats that are not registered use existing facilities or are in need of additional sites. This grant program ...
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