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  • Wednesday May 21st, 2014
    The Mathews County Historical Society (MCHS) continuing with “The Year of Discovering History in Mathews County” will have Randy Turner, a retired archaeologist with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources as their May speaker. The talk entitled: “Searching for Powhatan at Werowocomoco” is Wednesday, May 21 at 7 P.M. at Kingston Parish Hall, 370 Main Street, Mathews. Werowocomoco, was the principal residence of Powhatan. It served ...
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  • Wednesday May 21st, 2014
    The Middlesex County Volunteer Rescue Squad of Deltaville will host an all day fun filled camp for area children ages 9 – 13. Campers will be introduced to the topics of Basic CPR, recognition of heart attack and stroke, electrical, fire, water and boating safety, first aid and drug awareness. The camp will be held free of charge at the Deltaville Rescue Building on Thursday, July ...
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  • Tuesday May 20th, 2014
    The Lancaster school board voted 4-0 to hire Steven Parker as the new superintendent. Parker will begin his new duties on July first, replacing acting Superintendent Sandy Spears, who has been serving as the head of Lancaster schools since the January release of Dr. Daniel Lukich. Parker currently is the principal at Cedar Lee Middle School in Bealeton and is the 2013 recipient of Virginia Association’s Secondary ...
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  • Tuesday May 20th, 2014
    You can swing the sticks and help a good cause this Thursday. The John Thomas Memorial Shrine Golf Tournament will be held at the Golden Eagle Golf Club, located at 364 Clubhouse Drive in Irvington. Check in is at 9am, with a shotgun start at 10am. Entry fees for the event is 85 dollars for individuals, 340 dollars for team sponsors and will get you green ...
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  • Tuesday May 20th, 2014
    By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife are due in federal court for a hearing on whether to dismiss most of the corruption charges filed against them. Judge James R. Spencer will also hear arguments Monday on whether McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, should receive separate trials. Prosecutors oppose separating the cases. The Republican former governor and his wife ...
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  • Tuesday May 20th, 2014
    By BRETT ZONGKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – That trademark falsetto behind “Sherry,” ”Big Girls Don’t Cry” and other hits from 50 years ago will usher in the July 4 celebration on the National Mall this year as Frankie Valli headlines the “Capitol Fourth” show in Washington. On Monday, concert organizers are announcing early plans for this year’s program, which will be broadcast nationally on PBS. Valli just turned ...
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  • Tuesday May 20th, 2014
    Two members of the Virginia Marine Police are being recognized for their undercover work that led to federal charges. Officials say Capt. John Croft and special agent James Simpson have received the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s annual award for Excellence in Law Enforcement. Their undercover work led to the arrest and conviction on federal charges of five charter boat cap-tains who illegally took striped bass ...
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