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  • Monday December 18th, 2017
      The winners of the annual Montross Christmas Decorating Contest have been announced, and they are as follows… In the business category, first place goes to Montross Brewery; Second Place – Yesterday’s Restaurant; Third Place – Chong’s Barber Shop; and Honorable Mention – Montross Laundromat. In the residential category, the awards go to… In First Place – Joseph and Geneva Reed – 658 Lyells Street; Second ...
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  • Friday December 15th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will leave office without pardoning a German diplomat’s son serving a life sentence in the 1985 slayings of his ex-girlfriend’s parents. Jens Soering submitted a request for the governor’s clemency. Activists also have sought a pardon for Soering. But The Washington Post reports that the outgoing governor says Virginia is still investigating claims that DNA evidence indicates that Soering ...
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  • Friday December 15th, 2017
    A huge drug sweep, dubbed “Operation Autumn Harvest” was conducted by the Northumberland County Sheriff’s Office between December 6th, and December 12th. A long list of names are now among those arrested. They include 38 year old Donald Scruggs of Tappahannock; 38 year old Ursula Scott of Tappahannock; 42 year old Crystal King of Callao; 43 year old Terry Parker and 42 year old Carla ...
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  • Thursday December 14th, 2017
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – The federal government is recommending reducing the commercial fishing quota for butterfish by more than 40 percent in the coming year. Butterfish are small fish that are used for food and bait. They’re caught along the East Coast. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is proposing a decrease of 41 percent in the 2018 quota for the fish. The agency says an assessment ...
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  • Thursday December 14th, 2017
    The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the murder of 61 year old Margaret Lammers, and now investigators say they have discovered DNA from another person during analysis in Richmond by the State Forensic Lab. Lammers was found dead in her home on Stove Point Road in Deltaville back in July, after her husband Tony, called the sheriff’s office, telling them that his attempts ...
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  • Thursday December 14th, 2017
    Officials with one Virginia school district say a teacher who allegedly disciplined a high school student for refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance will not be returning to the classroom. The superintendent for Fairfax County schools says the Centreville High School teacher breached system rules in ordering a 15-year-old student out the classroom for not standing for the pledge last month. An attorney for ...
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  • Wednesday December 13th, 2017
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Twelve governors of both parties are urging Congress to reauthorize funding for a popular children’s health insurance program as soon as possible. The recommendation involving the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, came in a letter to congressional leaders Tuesday. Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) and Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper led the letter-writing effort. It was joined by the governors of ...
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