NNO Preps For 32nd Season

October 3, 2023 by News Staff The Northern Neck Orchestra’s (NNO) 32nd season opens with a matinee performance on October 15 at the Northumberland High School theater, 201 Academic Lane, Claraville. According to the Rappahannock Record, the concert will begin at 3 p.m. and will be preceded by a pre-concert talk by Repper at 2:15 […]

Shrader Named Upper School Director At The Covenant School

October 3, 2023 by News Staff Nikki Lewis Shrader, a 2000 graduate of Lancaster High School, is starting this school year in a new position. The Rappahannock Record reports Shrader has been named the upper school director at The Covenant School in Charlottesville. In this new role, Shrader will serve the day-to-day needs of students […]

Bond Referendum Town Hall Wednesday

October 3, 2023 by News Staff A second meeting happens Wednesday at Page Middle School to discuss the Gloucester bond referendum. The bond referendum asks voters whether they will vote yes or no to authorize the board of supervisors to obtain $39.5 million in capital improvement bonds—essentially take out a loan—to fund long-standing capital projects […]

Free Mental Health Services For Virginians Without Insurance

October 3, 2023 by News Staff The Virginia Telemental Health Initiative (VTMHI), a pro bono program that provides free and convenient telemental health services to eligible Virginians without insurance, has announced that four new free and charitable clinics have joined the statewide initiative. Among the group is the Ledwith-Lewis Free Clinic in Tappahannock. The program’s […]

Fall Into Kilmarnock Festival Draws Closer

October 3, 2023 by News Staff A new event is coming up in Kilmarnock. The first-ever Fall Into Kilmarnock Festival is just two weeks away, and there are still spaces available for all kinds of vendors, community organizations, and food trucks at the event. There will be plenty of family-oriented activities including bounce houses for […]

Northumberland Cigarette Tax Hike

September 29, 2023 by News Staff Coming January 1st, an additional 40-cents per package tax on cigarettes in Northumberland, following a decision made at this month’s Board of Supervisors Meeting by unanimous vote. Newsontheneck.com reports the Supervisors also voted to join the Chesapeake Bay Region Cigarette Tax Board (CBRCTB) that’s run by the Northern Neck […]

Robert O. Norris Jr. Memorial Bridge Delays Continue

October 2, 2023 by News Staff Just a reminder that we still have another two weeks during which Route 3 travelers can expect brief daytime delays crossing the Robert O. Norris Jr. Memorial Bridge at White Stone as crews perform an annual inspection, weather permitting. From 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays, through October 13, a portion […]

Gloucester Board Approves Spending Of Opioid Settlement Money

October 2, 2023 by News Staff The Gloucester Board of Supervisors recently approved the spending of the first wave of funding from the opioid settlement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals that saw the county receive an initial payment of $144,508.08. The Gazette Journal reports Gloucester is one of many localities across the nation that will receive finding […]

RCC Being Granted $25K For Health Sciences Lab Building

October 2, 2023 by News Staff Warsaw is gifting Rappahannock Community College $25,000 for its health sciences lab building, which will be located on RCC Foundation property in Town adjacent to the Chinn House. Newsontheneck.com reports in a letter to Mayor Randy Phelps and the Town Council, RCC President Shannon Kennedy explained the college is […]

Woman Cops Plea To Drug Charges In Essex County

October 2, 2023 by News Staff In Essex County Circuit Court, 39 year old Crystal Herman of Woodbridge, pleaded guilty to distribution of an imitation Schedule I or II drug. The Rappahanock Times reports the Chesapeake Bay Narcotics Task Force utilized a confidential informant to purchase what was purported to be methamphetamine at the Sheetz […]