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  • Wednesday May 31st, 2017
    Tickets are now on sale for the 27th Annual Bay Seafood Festival. This year the “Party with A Purpose” has a new date and time. The Bay Seafood festival will be held on October 21st, when the gates will open at 3:30 at Camp Kekoka on Boys Camp Road in Kilmarnock. The new day, Saturday was chosen to accommodate and draw more out-of- town visitors. ...
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  • Wednesday May 31st, 2017
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Federal officials are warning against a phone scam in which callers claim to be U.S. marshals. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/2rRYp5c) that callers also pose as court officers or members of law enforcement. They commonly tell victims they must pay a fine for failing to show up for jury duty. The callers threaten victims with arrest unless they pay the fine and provide credit ...
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  • Wednesday May 31st, 2017
    FREDERICKSBURG – Temporary traffic signal equipment will be installed at the center spans of the Robert O. Norris Bridge on Route 3 next week between Lancaster and Middlesex counties. Once activated, two temporary traffic signals will control one-way alternating traffic at the bridge’s center spans 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The temporary signals will go into full operation around 1 p.m. on Monday, ...
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  • Tuesday May 30th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was remembered Sunday as a man dedicated to improving the lives of children. Michael T. Walter, 45, died early Saturday, hours after being shot while patrolling in the Mosby Court complex, which has had six homicides and 19 non-fatal shootings this year alone. “I just ...
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  • Tuesday May 30th, 2017
    Arts in the Middle, a juried fine arts festival This Festival has it all!  History, Art, Music and local Cuisine.  Enjoy the relaxed pace of life, life on the water and small town charm! On the grounds of a stately (circa 1678) Hewick Plantation, Arts in the Middle offers two days of entertainment in the country with fine arts and fine crafts, music and local foods.  Over 100 ...
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  • Tuesday May 30th, 2017
    Oyster reef projects in the Piankatank River this month are getting a little help due to an Army Corps of Engineers project involving the addition of 25 acres of granite base and oyster seed to an existing reef off Burton Point between Godfrey and Hills bays. Funding for the project, comes from the Corps of Engineers budget, along with the Virginia Marine Resources Commission and ...
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  • Tuesday May 30th, 2017
    9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Clean up by Canoe – Camp Store – Help keep the waterways of Belle Isle State Park clean. We will work together to clean up trash and debris, keeping the waters and shorelines healthy and looking good. Wear sturdy closed toe shoe, and dress comfortably in clothes you don’t mind getting wet. Remember to bring plenty of water. It is ...
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