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  • Thursday August 14th, 2014
    Northumberland County law enforcement has identified the body of a woman recovered last week from the Potomac River at Greenwood Beach. According to the Northern Neck News, Northumberland County Sheriff C.A. Wilkins, says the department received a report of a body floating in the river in the area of Greenwood Beach at about 5:40 on the afternoon of August 7th. Northumberland authorities arrived on scene at ...
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  • Thursday August 14th, 2014
    Two additional Gloucester residents  have pleaded guilty to charges related to selling synthetic drugs. According to a spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney’s office, 23 year old Ashley Summerfield pleaded guilty in Federal Court to conspiracy to distribute, and possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance on August 4. The same day, 61 year old Lutgarda “Lutie” Mueller, owner of Lutie’s Lair Martial Arts Equipment & ...
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  • Wednesday August 13th, 2014
    In honor of a man of undeniable talent and comedic genius, we are taking a look back at our favorite Robin Williams movies. Which is your favorite? Choose one from the list below or fill in your own favorite. And if you haven’t seen any of the following, we suggest you check them out.  
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  • Wednesday August 13th, 2014
    A free two-hour class that will give an overview of the writing life and offer important tips on being successful with your writing will be offered Saturday August 23 at the Northumberland Public Library. The workshop runs from 10 a.m. to noon. The award-winning instructor, Frank Milligan, is the author of Time to Write: Discovering the Writer Within After 50. He received a 2009 Silver Award ...
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  • Wednesday August 13th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Two state agencies will coordinate their reviews of potential permits for hydraulic fracking for natural gas in Virginia’s coastal plain. Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday that the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy and the Department of Environmental Quality have signed a Memorandum of Agreement. McAuliffe said the move will help ensure the state focuses on protecting the Potomac Aquifer, which supplies about ...
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  • Wednesday August 13th, 2014
    The pub­lic cor­rup­tion trial in Vir­ginia has made head­lines across the US, with sto­ries of expen­sive gifts, a fail­ing mar­riage and a crush. For­mer gov­er­nor, Bob McDon­nell, and his wife, Mau­reen, are charged with accept­ing some $165,000 in gifts and loans from a wealthy busi­ness­man in exchange for pro­mot­ing his company’s products.It’s the first time a Vir­ginia gov­er­nor has faced trial on pub­lic cor­rup­tion charges. The McDon­nells ...
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  • Wednesday August 13th, 2014
    In Hanover County Vir­ginia State Police responded to a six vehi­cle crash. At 1:30pm Trooper S. A. Gagne arrived at I– 95 South Bound about 1 ½ miles North of the Atlee exit. A Freight­liner tractor-trailer had been going south on I-95, when it encoun­tered slow­ing traf­fic from an ear­lier acci­dent. The Freight­liner struck a Ken­worth tanker which in turn hit a Peter­bilt tractor-trailer. The ...
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