• Friday November 18th, 2016 VA -Forestry
    Burn bans are being issued across much of Virginia because of dry conditions and high fire danger. The U.S. Forest Service has issued a ban on open fires in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests effective now through Feb. 1. Building or using a fire outside of developed recreation sites such as campgrounds is prohibited. Campstoves that use liquid or gas fuels are allowed. The ...
  • Friday November 18th, 2016 rcc
    Lancaster public schools and Rappahannock Community College are partnerning for more opportunities for higher education for the area students. Lancaster schools, in a partnership with RCC aimed at implementing the Early College Academy, will offer dual enrollment options for juniors and seniors in high school. Dual enrollment courses allow students to earn college credits while still in high school. The goal is to introduce students to ...
  • Friday November 18th, 2016 hrsd
    The Hampton Roads Sanitation District is involved in a developing project that if successfull, will eventually lead to purified water being produced from wastewater at nine of its 13 sewage treatment facilities. Once treated, the water would be pumped back into the underground aquifer that supplies most of Eastern Virginia and used for drinking and just about anything else. It will come with a pricetage ...
  • Thursday November 17th, 2016 Colonial_Beach_Seal
    A man who was running for Mayor of Colonial Beach, was arrested by Colonial Beach Police. 63 year old Wayne DiRosario was charged with one count of malicious wounding and one count of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. DiRosario was arrested just before the election, on November 4th, following an investigation that was begun way back in August, involving an ...
  • Wednesday November 16th, 2016 bob-mcdonnell-professor
      VIRGINA BEACH, Va. (AP) – Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell can be called “professor” in January, when he’ll begin teaching government and policy at a private Christian university. Tuesday’s announcement by Regent University in Virginia Beach comes after federal prosecutors dropped their corruption case against McDonnell and his wife following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn his 2014 conviction violating federal bribery law by accepting ...
  • Wednesday November 16th, 2016 dominion2
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Officials say more than 500 Dominion Virginia Power customers in Hampton Roads and northern North Carolina have been contacted by scammers who threaten to disconnect their service unless they immediately pay through a prepaid debit card. The scammers are clever and use caller ID spoofing software so a customer thinks they are actually receiving a call from Dominion, but Dominion officials said ...
  • Tuesday November 15th, 2016 doj
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice is siding with a lawsuit challenging Virginia’s practice of suspending the driver’s licenses of people who can’t pay court costs and fines. Earlier in 2016, a report from the Legal Aid Justice Center found that one in six Virginia drivers were stripped of their licenses due to not paying court costs and fines. The Department of Motor ...
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