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  • Thursday July 21st, 2016
    Some telephone scams have been reported in the Northern Neck. If someone claiming to represent Northern Neck Electric calls, demands immediate payment of your electric bill, and threatens to cut your power off within an hour, hang up. NNEC is issuing the warning to prevent a member from becoming a victim. The scammers claim that electric service will be disconnected within an hour unless the ...
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  • Wednesday July 20th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s attorney general is set to announce a new partnership with federal officials aimed at helping communities combat human trafficking. Attorney General Mark Herring is expected to join Maria Odom, chair of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Blue Campaign, in Richmond to announce the partnership on Wednesday. Herring’s office says Virginia is particularly vulnerable to human trafficking activity because of its location ...
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  • Wednesday July 20th, 2016
    Mike Murphy decided to have a candy bar, something he rarely does, the Callao man asked the store clerk, “What do you have?” The clerk suggested a PAYDAY bar. As the clerk handed him his change, Mr. Murphy spotted a $100 Million Cash Extravaganza ticket from the Virginia Lottery, and he decided to buy it. That ticket turned out to be a “payday” too! When he scratched ...
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  • Tuesday July 19th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Republican lawmakers are set to try again on a trio of bills that Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe vetoed earlier this year. GOP lawmakers announced they had pre-filed legislation on Monday, the first day to do so ahead of the 2017 General Assembly session. The legislation includes a bill to allow school security officers to carry guns, a bill to clarify that subscription-based primary ...
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  • Tuesday July 19th, 2016
    A two vehicle crash in King William County over the weekend, leaves one person dead. The crash happened at 5:45PM on Sunday, on Route 601, 3/4 mile east of Route 614. Virginia State Police say a motorcycle driven by 48 year old Quintin Berkley of Aylett, was westbound on Route 601, when it lost control on a curve, and slid into an oncoming car, operated ...
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  • Tuesday July 19th, 2016
    The Virginia Supreme Court will meets today, to hear arguments in a lawsuit trying to block more than 200,000 former felons in the state from voting in November. At issue… whether the state’s constitution allows governors to restore voting rights to ex-felons en masse or if it instead, requires them to be handled on a case-by-case basis. Republican lawmakers who sued Governor Terry McAuliffe, say ...
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  • Monday July 18th, 2016
    A disaster preparedness guide that was published last year by Gloucester County’s Community Education department, has received national recognition. The Gazette Journal reports that the disaster preparedness guide… entitled “Are You Prepared?”, was awarded the highest recognition in the 2016 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence Competition, sponsored by Communications Concepts. The award is given for best practices in print, web and e-publishing, and is based ...
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