Author: Terry Brooks


Road conditions are improving at midday on primary and high-volume secondary roads across the Fredericksburg District as Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews concentrated this morning on plowing and treating routes carrying heavy traffic. With a greater number of these roads now passable, crews and equipment are beginning to enter subdivisions and low-volume secondary streets in residential areas. Around 500 trucks are deployed districtwide. Crews are applying sand and salt to reduce icing and improve traction. Road conditions vary across the 14-county district. Motorists are asked to continue delaying travel in areas where snow is partially or completely covering...

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Tappahannock Furniture Super Bowl TV Giveaway

105.5 WRAR and River Country 107.5 are teaming up with Tappahannock Furniture to give away a Big Screen TV, delivered to your home in time for the Super Bowl! Enjoy the game on a brand-new Samsung 65-inch Smart LED/HDTV featuring Wide Color enhancer with smart apps, and other great features. A one thousand six hundred and ninety-nine-dollar value! It’s on display at Tappahannock Furniture, the only place you can register to win OR you can email your name and phone number to or email to No purchase necessary, must be at least 18, limit one entry per person....

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Christmas Cash Cow

Need a Little Cash for Christmas?  Well, we’ve got cash to GIVEAWAY with the 105.5 WRAR Christmas Cash Cow!  Solve the numbers in the cryptic cow combination to win $25.  That final number is worth $105.50 cash!  Thousands of dollars in cash will be give away!  Listen weekday mornings starting at 6:20 to win CASH from the Christmas Cash Cow on 105.5 WRAR. Christmas Cash Cow Disclaimer Would you like to win WRAR’s Christmas Cash Cow Contest? Then just follow these rules and restrictions; You must be 18 years or older to play, you must know all the numbers...

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Westmoreland Schools Launches Anonymous Alerts to Combat Bullying

Westmoreland County Public Schools kicked off a partnership with Anonymous Alerts, the anti-bullying and safety reporting system app on October 23, 2017.  The anonymous 2-way communications system empowers students to quickly and anonymously report bullying, cyber bullying, peer pressure, drug/alcohol usage, family issues, or any other student safety concerns to school officials. Dr. Michael D. Perry, Superintendent of Westmoreland County Public Schools noted, “Our top priority is to promote a positive school climate for students and we feel that Anonymous Alerts helps enhance our bullying prevention initiatives by providing students an outlet to speak up about bullying, self-harm, and...

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all-day Discovery Days @ Chesapeake Academy
Discovery Days @ Chesapeake Academy
Jan 20 all-day
Looking for a fun and creative hands-on experience for your child on a Saturday morning this winter? Chesapeake Academy is hosting “Discovery Days” as a means to bring together early childhood and elementary school families[...]
all-day Lancaster Library Lottery @ Lancaster Community Library
Lancaster Library Lottery @ Lancaster Community Library
Jan 20 all-day
The Lancaster Community Library Lottery is going on now until January 20th. Buy your ticket early this year and get in on the Early Bird Drawing of $1,000 plus you only pay $95. December 22nd[...]
all-day Mental Health First Aid Training @ Cooks Corner
Mental Health First Aid Training @ Cooks Corner
Jan 20 all-day
The Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck Community Service Board Prevention Services Division will be offering two Adult and one Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings in the Middlesex and Gloucester counties.  The purpose of MHFA is to[...]
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Disciple Andrew Breakfast @ The Community's Christian Church
Jan 20 @ 7:30 am
The Community’s Christian Church in Warsaw will be hosting a breakfast on Saturday, January 20th beginning at 7:30am. The cost of breakfast is $8 and the menu consists of fried potatoes, eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits or[...]
8:00 am American Legion Meeting @ American Legion Adams Post 86
American Legion Meeting @ American Legion Adams Post 86
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
American Legion Adams Post 86 in Kilmarnock invites all veterans to meet individually and privately with Rita Chandler, Accredited Service Officer, from the American Legion Department of Virginia on Saturday, January 20th, from 8am to[...]

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