Author: Terry Brooks

Delays on Downing Bridge

Bridge painting work may cause brief delays this weekend and Monday on Route 360 at the Downing Bridge at Tappahannock. Route 360 will be intermittently reduced to a single lane on the Downing Bridge from 6 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 21. A flagging crew will direct traffic through the work zone. Crews will be painting structural steel on the Downing Bridge, which crosses the Rappahannock River. The bridge is located between Essex and Richmond counties. VDOT personnel will monitor traffic conditions on Route 360 and Route 17 in the Town of Tappahannock during...

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Margaret Bevans Ransone elected to Peoples Community Bank Board of Directors

Montross, VA – Peoples Community Bank is pleased to announce the election of The Honorable Margaret Bevans Ransone to its Board of Directors at its November 17th meeting. Robert K. Bailey, III, President and CEO of Peoples Community Bank, commented that, “Margaret Ransone brings to the Bank some of the finest qualities the Northern Neck has to offer. She is an accomplished small business leader within the Oyster industry, and demonstrates a record of understanding and representing the needs of her constituents in the 99th District since her election to the General Assembly. We are excited about joining forces...

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NNEC New Warehouse Open House

  Northern Neck Electric Cooperative (NNEC) moved into its new warehouse and garage facilities on November 1. These facilities are located in Warsaw, between Hamilton Boulevard and the Route 3 Bypass. Construction of the new facilities began in October 2015 on a 40-acre site acquired by NNEC within walking distance of the co-op’s St. Johns Street headquarters. NNEC President and CEO Greg White said, “We will have an open house for the members and public to take a look ‘backstage’ at the new warehouse and facilities necessary to provide reliable electricity to our members. Northern Neck Electric Cooperative has...

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Honoring Veterans

Thank a Vet, Today and Everyday.  Several organizations  joined forces in Tappahannock this morning to Honor Those Who Served.  This was such an amazing, heart felt experience.  Every detail was humbing, from the patriotic songs “The Star Spangled Banner” and “America the Beautiful”, Recognition of all veterans in attendance, The Color Guard, Placement of Wreaths, Taps, and the Guest of Honor and Speaker, Colonel Scott Croxton to the prayer, poem, hand shakes, enmbraces and salutes.  We as Americans enjoy so many freedoms but as Colonel Croxton stated, without the Veterans we would not be so blessed.  Please take time...

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VDOT RTE 721 BRIDGE Upgrade IN CAROLINE CO. Sparta Road will be CLOSED to through traffic for approx. 4 weeks

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will begin construction to upgrade the Route 721 bridge (Sparta Road) over Maracossic Creek in Caroline County. VDOT will close Sparta Road to through traffic at the Maracossic Creek bridge at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9. The bridge is located near Route 640 (Maracossic Drive) and Route 654 (Pendleton Road). A detour will be in place for approximately four weeks while construction is underway. Signs will be posted along the recommended detour route, which is approximately nine miles: Route 654 (Pendleton Rd.) Route 643 (File Rd.) Route 644 (Bagby Rd.) Route 721...

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all-day Tappahannock Tides Sign-Ups
Tappahannock Tides Sign-Ups
Mar 17 all-day
The Tappahannock Tides are looking for High School Seniors along with current & former college players to join the team. The season runs from June to Mid-August Players must register before April 1st. If interested,[...]
all-day Volleyball Clinic @ St. Margaret's School
Volleyball Clinic @ St. Margaret's School
Mar 17 all-day
Venom North Volleyball will host a free volleyball clinic for girls in grades 6-10 at St. Margaret’s School in the Ball Memorial Gym on Saturday, March 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. All experience[...]
all-day Youth Mental Health First Aid Pr... @ Bay Aging Meeting Room
Youth Mental Health First Aid Pr... @ Bay Aging Meeting Room
Mar 18 all-day
The Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck Community Service Board will host a Youth Mental Health First Aid Program on Friday, March 23rd from 8:30am – 4:30pm in the Bay Aging Meeting Room in Warsaw. This program is designed[...]
10:00 am Rappahannock River Waterfowl Show @ White Stone Fire House
Rappahannock River Waterfowl Show @ White Stone Fire House
Mar 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The White Stone Volunteer Fire Department will host the 39th Annual Rappahannock River Waterfowl Show on Saturday, March 17th from 10am – 8pm and Sunday from 10am – 6pm and the new White Stone Firehouse.[...]
11:00 am Heritage Day @ Mount Zion Baptist Church
Heritage Day @ Mount Zion Baptist Church
Mar 18 @ 11:00 am
Mount Zion Baptist Church in Farnham will hold their 34th Heritage Day on Sunday March 18th beginning at 11am. Special geust speaker will be Doctor Russell O. Lewis and special music will be rendered by[...]

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