Author: Jay Atkins

OPIOID WEBSITE

McAuliffe announces new website to fight opioid abuse RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia state government has a new website designed to help battle opioid and heroin addiction. Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday the creation of VaAware.com , which he said was an informational tool for the public, health care practitioners and law enforcement officials. Opioid deaths in Virginia have risen dramatically in recent years. In 2015, there were 801 deaths, a nearly 50 percent increase since 2012. The website was recommended by McAuliffe’s newly created task force on prescription drug and heroin...

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Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program Reaches 20,000 Hires

~ The award-winning program reaches Governor’s goal over 400 days early ~   RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program-certified employers have hired 20,000 veterans across Virginia since 2012. The V3 program reached the 20,000 hired veterans benchmark over 400 days ahead of schedule, as Governor McAuliffe challenged the program to meet the goal by January 2018. Speaking at the Dominion Charity Classic’s V3 Hiring Event, Governor McAuliffe thanked the over 700 Virginia employers who have joined the V3 Program and have committed to making veterans an integral part of their workforce.  ...

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1ST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT RACE

A three-way race in the 1st Congressional District pits an experienced Republican congressman against a Bowling Green Town Council member and an independent candidate who has repeatedly run for office. U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland County, has held the seat since winning a special election in 2007. His Democratic challenger, Matt Rowe, has been a councilman in the Caroline County town of Bowling Green for almost two years. Gail Parker, an independent, will also be on the ballot, marking the fourth time she has vied for the 1st District seat since 2010. The election is next Tuesday, November...

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LANCASTER COUNTY CRIME SOLVERS

Lancaster County Sheriff Office holds warrants for the following suspects: Melissa Lynn George was wanted for obtain drugs by fraud. She is 33 years old, 5’8″, 150 lbs, brown hair, and hazel eyes. Her last known address was 94 Cavalier Trail, Warsaw, Va. Shakeen Walker is wanted for a capias on a probation violation. He is 22 years old, 5’4″, 135 lbs, brown eyes, black hair. His last known address was 596 Gaskins Rd, Weems, Va. Holly Martin is wanted for grand larceny and break and enter.She is 32 years old, 5’5″, 270 lbs, brown eyes and hair. She...

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FATAL CRASH IN LANCASTER COUNTY

Virginia State Police report a fatal accident occurred early Sunday morning on Route 201, White Chapel Road near Bethel Church outside of Lively in Lancaster County. Virginia State Police Trooper E. D. Haynie reports the crash occurred at 1:33am when a 2004 Acura was traveling south on Route 201 when it ran off the road striking a guardrail, then back left striking an embankment and then went airborne and overturning before striking a tree ejecting the driver. The driver of the car was identified as 25 year-old Corinne A. Ludwig of Lancaster county. She died at the scene and...

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Upcoming Events

Jul
25
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11:00 am Under the Sea/Summer Reading Pro... @ Richmond Co. Elementary School Gym
Under the Sea/Summer Reading Pro... @ Richmond Co. Elementary School Gym
Jul 25 @ 11:00 am
The Richmond County Public Library will offer a fun-filled event in coordination with the Summer Reading Program. SCHEDULE: July 25th at 11am, Under the Sea ! Held at Richmond County Elementary School Gym 361 Walnut Street, Warsaw,[...]
7:00 pm Revival Services
Revival Services
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm
Cobham Park Baptist Church will hold Revival Services thru Wednesday, July 26th at 7pm.  The Taylors, a family music group from North Carolina will perform at 7pm each evening of the Revival.
7:30 pm Revival Services @ Macedonia Baptist Church
Revival Services @ Macedonia Baptist Church
Jul 25 @ 7:30 pm
Macedonia Baptist Church, Center Cross cordially invites you to attend their Revival services, Tues., July 25th thru Friday, July 28th.  Revivalist for the week will be Pastor Larry Robinson, Little Ark Baptist Church, Dahlgren, VA. [...]
Jul
26
Wed
3:00 pm Essex Resource Council Youth Enr... @ Essex Co. Dept. of Social Services
Essex Resource Council Youth Enr... @ Essex Co. Dept. of Social Services
Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Essex Resource Council Youth Enrichment Program will meet on Wed., July 26th from 3 to 4:30pm at the Essex Department of Social Services.  The goal of the Youth Enrichment Program (YEP) subcommittee of the[...]
7:00 pm Revival Services
Revival Services
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm
Cobham Park Baptist Church will hold Revival Services thru Wednesday, July 26th at 7pm.  The Taylors, a family music group from North Carolina will perform at 7pm each evening of the Revival.

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