Author: Jay Atkins

Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital Employee of the Month

The June Employee of the Month at Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital is RN, and medical/surgical unit nurse Michelle W. Giese.   Giese resides in Lively with her husband, Craig, and daughter, Madison. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, playing the piano for her church and her newest hobby-cheering on Madison’s volleyball and softball games.   She been with RGH just shy of 30 years since August of...

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Accidents on Robert O. Norris, Jr. Bridge

Sgt. Steven Vick of the Virginia State Police said that several crashes on the Robert O. Norris, Jr. Bridge are being blamed on drivers trying to beat the signal light and rear-end collissions due to driver inattention.   On Wednesday, June 14th, a vehicle waiting in line at the light was rear- ended by another vehicle. On Saturday, June 17th, a three-car crash occurred when a driver rammed two other vehicles stopped at the light. Then on Sunday, June 18th, two Harley Davidson motorcycles were stopped at the light when a third Harley Davidson motorcycle drove into them.  ...

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Governor: High-tech company to expand in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia company that makes high-tech measuring equipment of aerodynamics plans to expand its operation in Montgomery County. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s office announced the company plans to spend $300,000 on its expansion and create 10 new jobs. The company makes data measurement tools used in the aerospace, automotive and other industries. The governor’s office said the company will receive an unspecified amount of state aide through the Virginia Jobs Investment...

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Budget airline to offer new service out of Norfolk airport

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A budget airline will begin offering new service to Florida out of Norfolk International Airport this fall. The Virginian-Pilot reports Allegiant Air, a low-cost airline focused on vacation travelers, will offer nonstop flights to St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, Orlando Sanford International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Introductory fares start at $39 for one-way tickets. Regular price information isn’t yet available. According to the newspaper, the airport has courted low-cost airlines for years with little success. Norfolk’s average flight price – $430 for a roundtrip in 2016 – is nearly 25 percent higher than the...

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21 sites added to Virginia Landmarks Register

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A city park established for African Americans during the Jim Crow era of racial segregation is one of 21 new additions to the Virginia Landmarks Register. The Virginia Department of Historic Resources says Montgomery Hall Park in Staunton was founded in 1946 as a regional facility for African Americans during the era of segregation. It included a swimming pool and a park that attracted thousands of people from nearby communities. Montgomery Hall Park was integrated in 1969. Other additions to the landmarks register include Lynchburg College’s Hopwood Hall and four rural properties in Halifax County....

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Jun
25
Sun
all-day Trip to see “Jonah” @ Lyells Chapel Church
Trip to see “Jonah” @ Lyells Chapel Church
Jun 25 all-day
Lyells Chapel Church is sponsoring a trip to the Sight and Sound Theatre in Pennsylvania to see the live show “Jonah” on Fri., July 21st. The cost is $95 for adults and $45 for ages[...]
Jun
26
Mon
10:30 am “Up Cycled Cinderella” @ Northumberland Public Library
“Up Cycled Cinderella” @ Northumberland Public Library
Jun 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
See “Up Cycled Cinderella” featuring the Star Bright Theatre Group on Monday, June 26th at 10:30am at the Northumberland Family YMCA. Sponsored by the Northumberland Public Library in Heathsville. For more information contact the library[...]
6:00 pm WarsawFest in need of Volunteers @ Bay Aging Office
WarsawFest in need of Volunteers @ Bay Aging Office
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm
The WarsawFest Committee will be holding it’s June meeting on Monday, June 26th.   There is a need for  volunteers who are willing to help make this year’s event successful.  A few people are needed[...]
Jun
27
Tue
11:00 am Reptiles Alive/Summer Reading Pr... @ Richmond County Intermediate School Gym
Reptiles Alive/Summer Reading Pr... @ Richmond County Intermediate School Gym
Jun 27 @ 11:00 am
Each Tuesday, June 27th thru July 25th, the Richmond County Public Library will offer a fun-filled event in coordination with the Summer Reading Program.   Note that the first program on June 27 will be held[...]
4:00 pm Teen Summer Movie Matinee @ West Point Branch Library
Teen Summer Movie Matinee @ West Point Branch Library
Jun 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Teen Summer Movie Matinee at the West Point Branch Library Tuesday, June 27, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Ages 10-18. Cool off with a great movie on the big screen! Pizza provided by the Friends of[...]

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