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  • Wednesday October 25th, 2017
    Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital and the Northern Neck Family YMCA are hosting the fourth installment of the Diabetes Awareness Series session on Thursday, November 9th. November is National Diabetes Month. The special session will feature guest presenter Leann Morales, a certified diabetes educator with the Bon Secours Diabetes Treatment Center. Morales will present “Eating Healthy during the Holidays.” Her presentation will include recipe modifications, ...
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  • Monday October 23rd, 2017
    POUND, Va. (AP) – People in Virginia’s coal country still love President Donald Trump, but not his pick to be their next governor. Ed Gillespie is a Washington insider and Trump’s choice as Virginians prepare to go to the polls. The president promised southwest Virginia voters in a tweet, “Ed Gillespie will never let you down!” Trump, who promised to revive the coal industry, had some of ...
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  • Monday October 23rd, 2017
    Rappahannock General Hospital has set November 6th for the Autumn Meet & Greet, an opportunity to meet with members of the community to share some exciting new things that are happening at the local hospital. The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30PM at Rappahannock General, on Harris Road in Kilmarnock. Those who attend will not only see new state of the art equipment, ...
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  • Monday October 23rd, 2017
    Middlesex County’s closed landfill at Stormont, has been found to be in compliance with Department of Environmental Quality groundwater monitoring regulations. The county board of supervisors was recently informed of that fact by Mike Fiore, President of Resource International LTD of Ashland, the company that was hired to monitor the landfill. Because Middlesex County operated what is termed an “unlined” landfill at Stormont from 1971 to ...
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  • Thursday October 19th, 2017
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Nearly 200 years ago, Thomas Jefferson came up with a legal reading list for lawyers. Now, the University of Virginia is putting those books online. Hundreds of texts ranging from legal dictionaries to books on English law are being made available to the public. Jefferson’s book list goes back to the creation of the University of Virginia, a project he took on after ...
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  • Thursday October 19th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A Confederate statue in Virginia has been vandalized for the second night in a row. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the word “racist” was again found spray-painted in red on the base of the Jefferson Davis statue in Richmond on Wednesday morning, this time joined by the words “Ban KKK.” The word “racist” was found in the same spot Tuesday, before being cleaned. The ...
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  • Thursday October 19th, 2017
    The U.S. Coast Guard has begun to completely remove the channel markers in local waterways… despite the pleas by residents and county officials to continue to maintain what are viewed as critical aids to navigation. A crew from Panama City, Florida, was recently taking down the channel markers in Davis Creek. Now, with the aids to navigation gone, local watermen say they will have a ...
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