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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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  • Sunday July 06th, 2014
    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) – A new exhibit at Historic Jamestowne is detailing new information about the material world of Virginia’s native peoples and their interaction with the English settlers. “The World of Pocahontas, Unearthed” draws from thousands of archaeological artifacts found at James Fort. A trove of Indian-made clay pipes, pots, shell beads, projectile points, and bone and stone tools have been found in the earliest living ...
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  • Saturday July 05th, 2014
    Living History. The Northumberland Public Library’s Summer Reading Program featured a visit by the Spirit of 1608 during its third of seven Special Reading Events June 30. Representatives of the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum brought the recreation of the John Smith Discovery Barge to the Northumberland Family YMCA for the event. Attendees had a chance to board the vessel during the program. The Special Reading Events ...
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  • Saturday July 05th, 2014
    By Associated Press MANTEO, N.C. (AP) – Hurricane Arthur has been downgraded to a tropical storm as it churns north toward Canada. The storm’s winds weakened to 70 mph (110 kph) Saturday morning. Arthur was moving at about 22 mph and located about 65 miles southwest of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. A tropical storm warning remains in effect for Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Island, Prince Edward Island and New ...
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