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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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  • 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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