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  • Thursday June 05th, 2014
    Members of the Northern Neck Big Band are preparing for their part in the second annual Lancaster County Jazz Showcase, which will include a variety of music. The concert will also include the Lancaster Middle and High School Jazz Bands, and is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday night at the LMS in Kilmarnock. Admission for tomorrow night’s program is just five dollars, and proceeds will go to ...
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  • Thursday June 05th, 2014
    Dedication of the Memorial Garden will be held this Saturday, June 7th @ 11AM in Kilmarnock. The garden is the Eagle Scout Project of Shawn Valdrighi, and is a garden filled with plaques for the memorial trees that lined the streets of Kilmarnock. These trees were placed in honor of Kilmarnock residents and were removed during the revitalization of Main Street. The plaques were collected and ...
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  • Thursday June 05th, 2014
    Incumbent First District Congressman Rob Wittman faces a challenge from within his own party’s ranks as Republican voters head to the polls this coming Tuesday to choose a candidate for the Nov. 4 general election. Polls in Gloucester and Mathews counties will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., with this Saturday the last day to vote absentee in person. Wittman, a Montross resident, has held ...
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  • Wednesday June 04th, 2014
    BRISTOL, Va. (AP) – Virginia State Police say three people are dead after a car slid into a tractor-trailer parked along Interstate 81 in Washington County. State police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says the southbound tractor-trailer’s driver pulled the rig off onto the shoulder after it had a flat tire. Geller says a southbound car ran off the left side of the interstate and its driver overcorrected. The ...
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  • Wednesday June 04th, 2014
    By BROCK VERGAKIS Associated Press NEW KENT, Va. (AP) – In the state where famed Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born, off-track betting parlors in Virginia that would ordinarily be packed with gamblers watching California Chrome try to match Secretariat’s feat Saturday will likely be closed or almost empty. A dispute between horsemen and the state’s only thoroughbred race track over the future of horse racing in Virginia ...
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  • Tuesday June 03rd, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Edgar Allan Poe Museum in Richmond has acquired a life-sized statue of the famed writer produced in 1857. The sculpture by artist Charles Rudy depicts a seated Poe holding a pen and paper. It is the plaster model for the bronze statue now in the Virginia State Capitol Square. Officials say it is the first full-length sculpture to enter the museum. The sculpture ...
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  • Tuesday June 03rd, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia is merging onto the EducationSuperHighway. Gov. Terry McAuliffe is set to announce the state’s participation in the Internet access project Tuesday. The EducationSuperHighway is a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization decided to improving Internet access in the schools. It selected Virginia for a pilot project to help school divisions lower the cost of high-speed Internet access and increase digital learning opportunities. Copyright 2014 The ...
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