Author: Jay Atkins

Craft Brewery Set To Open In Colonial Beach

A new craft brewer is set to open in Colonial Beach in the spring of 2017. Colonial Beach brewing will feature a small tasting room and patio seating. Owners Mark Turner and Ted Saffos are renovating the space on Washington Avenue.   Mark Turner said “We want to open a small brewery that takes chances on different styles and constantly cycles through the beer offered. He also added that he will use local ingredients as often as possible. Such as hops grown in King George and oysters for its Oyster Stout from the Northern Neck of Virginia.” Visitors can...

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ONE KILLED IN SINGLE VEHICLE CRASH

ESSEX COUNTY- One person is dead after a single vehicle crash early Sunday morning (December 18) when the car they were driving ran off the road and struck a tree.  The crash occurred at approximately 1:10 a.m., on Route 619 (Sunnyside Road), 4/10 mile east of Route 650 (Hickory Hill Road) in Essex County.   Virginia State Police Master Trooper A. Allen is investigating the crash.   The trooper’s investigation revealed that a 1998 Ford Escort was traveling east on Route 619 when it ran off the road to the right struck a tree and caught fire, a passenger...

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VHSL Announces 2016 2A All-State Cheer Team

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — The Virginia High School League 2016 Group 2A All-State cheer team has been selected. Graham senior Carson Cooper and Graham head coach Debra Brewster were named 2A cheerleader of the year and 2A coach of the year after leading the G-Men to the 2A state title. Other Group All-State teams will be announced as they are selected. http://www.vhsl.org/news.all-state-2016-cheer-2A-team   Twenty (20) individuals were chosen on the first team and 20 individuals were selected for the second team. Only those individuals ranked one through 20 to all-region teams are eligible for selection to the All-State...

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Delegate Margaret B. Ransone issues statement on Congressman Rob Wittman

KINSALE, VA – Virginia Delegate Margaret B. Ransone (R-99th) issued the following statement on Congressman Rob Wittman’s decision to remain in the House of Representatives and not run for Governor in 2017.  “Rob Wittman has an extraordinary opportunity to work with President-elect Trump and a Republican-controlled House and Senate in an expanded leadership role to promote our shared Northern Neck values. He is a great friend, and I look forward to continuing to work with him as the voice for our shared constituency in...

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Corrections Director Appointed to Prestigious National Organization

RICHMOND– The head of the Virginia Department of Corrections has been appointed to a prestigious national group of public and private sector fellows who make a lifetime commitment to improving government. Director Harold W. Clarke was inducted as a National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) Fellow during ceremonies on November 18 in Washington, D.C. The National Academy of Public Administration is a non-profit, non-partisan organization whose work is directed primarily by Congress or executive branch leadership seeking assistance with complex problems that require subject matter expertise and independence. “Virginia has become known as a national leader in corrections,” said...

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The Coalition for Healthy Virginia Communities in partnership with the Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck Community Services will be holding 2 Opioid Misuse Awareness Summits on Tuesday December 5th. The first summit will be at White Stone[...]
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New Life Baptist Thanksgiving Se... @ New Life Baptist Church
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