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  • Friday October 21st, 2016
    WHITE STONE—The Lancaster Sheriff’s office has reported that a Middlesex woman allegedly jumped to her death Thursday evening from the Robert O. Norris Jr. Memorial Bridge. Sheriff Patrick McCranie says law enforcement responded to a call at about 7:30 pm of an abandoned vehicle on the bridge. Officials  launched an air and sea search which resulted in the recovery of the body of Teresa Lynn ...
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  • Thursday October 20th, 2016
    Motorists should expect brief delays on Route 17 Business,  Main Street in Gloucester County on Monday and Tuesday next week for asphalt patching. Main Street will be reduced to one lane from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. between Cary Avenue and the courthouse circle. A flagging crew will direct motorists through the work zone. VDOT crews will be performing spot asphalt repairs. Parking on that ...
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  • Thursday October 20th, 2016
    The Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge is offering special use permits for dog owners to retrieve animals that enter refuge properties during the firearms hunting season for white-tailed deer. The Refuge encourages all those who own deer hunting dogs and hunt near refuge property, to sign up for a permit. If a dog comes on the refuge and the owner or party retrieving the ...
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  • Wednesday October 19th, 2016
    Tappahannock Police responded to shots fired over this past weekend. It happened on Saturday at 1:15 am on Prince Street near the Pueblo Azteca restaurant. Shortly after the restaurant closed a large crowd spilled out onto the street and several fights broke out. Two people reportedly suffered gunshot wounds. The shooters ran from the scene. The 2 victims were flown to VCU medical center where they ...
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  • Wednesday October 19th, 2016
    Hillary Clinton is pulling ahead in Virginia, but in three other critical battleground states, the race for president is tightening, according to the latest CNN/ORC polls. Those states are Nevada, North Carolina and in Ohio. The latest polls find Hillary Clinton inches barely ahead of Donald Trump in North Carolina and Nevada, but Clinton continues to trail the Republican Party’s presidential nominee in Ohio, one ...
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  • Tuesday October 18th, 2016
    An issue may affect funding for the downtown revitalization project in White Stone, but the housing rehabilitation and public sewer project there is moving forward. The Rappahanock Record reports that council learned at last week’s meeting, that Governor Terry McAuliffe announced more than $9.5 million was made available in Department of Housing and Community Development block grant funding last month but White Stone’s downtown revitalization ...
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  • Tuesday October 18th, 2016
    Following a recent meeting of the Mathews County Planning Commission and Mathews County Board of Supervisors held last month, in which proposed zoning ordinance changes governing vacation rental homes were discussed, another meeting is now on the table. Planners will consider the matter beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the historic courthouse on Court Street to consider a request from Robert E. and Gail C. ...
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