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  • Tuesday November 22nd, 2016
     RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A Virginia lawmaker has unexpectedly dropped out of the running to be the Republican nominee for attorney general next year. Rob Bell, who many considered a front runner to be the GOP nominee, said Monday he’s leaving the race for family reasons. Bell is the father of two young children, including one with special needs. Bell is a former prosecutor who represents a ...
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  • Tuesday November 22nd, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – AAA is projecting that 1.3 million Virginians will travel 50 miles or more from home for the Thanksgiving holiday, the most travelers in Virginia since 2007. AAA said in a statement Tuesday that its projected number is an increase of nearly 50,000 since last year. AAA defines the Thanksgiving holiday travel period as Nov. 23 to Nov. 27. AAA says about 90 percent ...
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  • Tuesday November 22nd, 2016
    Peoples Community Bank  a new board member… The Honorable Margaret Bevans Ransone is now on the Board of Directors, after being elected at the November 17th meeting. President and CEO of Peoples Community Bank… Robert K. Bailey, III, says Margaret Ransone brings to the Bank some of the finest qualities the Northern Neck has to offer. She has proven to be an accomplished small business ...
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  • Friday November 18th, 2016
    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 ...
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  • Friday November 18th, 2016
    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 ...
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  • Friday November 18th, 2016
    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 ...
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  • Thursday November 17th, 2016
    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 ...
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