Author: Terry Brooks

Tappahannock Police Dept. looking for Information in Shooting Case

The Tappahannock Police Department responded to shots fired on Saturday, October 15th at 1:15 am on Prince Street near the Pueblo Azteca restaurant.  Shortly after the restaurant closed a very large crowd spilled out onto the street and several fights broke out. As a result of these disturbances, two persons suffered gunshot wounds and the shooters hurried from the scene. The 2 victims were flown to VCU medical center where they underwent surgery and are in ICU, one in critical condition. No arrests have been made and the victims identity is being withheld. Anyone with any information about this incident are...

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Spot the International Space Station this weekend

Since some of you will be looking for the Rocket Launch from Wallops Island, Virginia on Sunday, Oct. 16th at 8:03pm…you might want to check in the sky about a half hour earlier to spot the International Space Station!  To see your viewing time all weekend long go to:...

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Wallops Island Rocket Launch scheduled for Monday night

A private rocket launch from Virginia’s Eastern Shore on Monday night (Oct. 17) could be visible to potentially millions of skywatchers along the U.S. East Coast, weather permitting. Observers who live near and along the Atlantic Seaboard, west to the Ohio Valley and the eastern Great Lakes have a great opportunity to see the launch. A two-stage Antares rocket developed by Orbital ATK will loft an uncrewed Cygnus cargo ship into orbit at 7:40 p.m.  The rocket will launch from Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) located on Wallops Island, Virginia. The launch was delayed from Sunday due to...

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Virginia 2016 General Fund Revenues

RICHMOND – Governor McAuliffe announced today that September General Fund revenue decreased 2.4 percent from the previous year, largely due to the timing of payroll withholding taxes. Payroll withholding fell 5.8 percent in September, following a 17.7 percent jump last month. The Governor also stated that September completes the first quarter of fiscal year 2017 and is a significant month for revenue collections. Estimated payments from individuals, corporations, and insurance companies are all due in September, along with regular monthly collections in withholding, sales taxes, and other sources. On a fiscal year-to-date basis, total revenue collections rose 3.6 percent,...

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“30 Days of Giving” supports ECHO @ Peebles Department Store
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The Tappahannock branch of department store chain Peebles has chosen the Essex County Homeless Organization to benefit from its bi-annual Community Counts program called “30 Days of Giving.” During the 2017 spring campaign which will run[...]
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Personal Property Forms Due @ Richmond Co. Commissioner of the Revenue's Office
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Jennifer Delano, Commissioner of the Revenue, Richmond County reminds you that your 2017 Form 762, Return of Tangible Personal Property and your 2016 Form 760, Virginia State Income Taxes, must be filed with the Commissioner’s[...]
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Scholarship Opportunity @ Westmoreland Co. Extension Office
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Essex Triad Meeting @ Old Beale Memorial Baptist Church/Courthouse
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Essex County Triad will meet at 10am on Tuesday, May 2nd at the Old Beale Baptist Church in Tappahannock.  The topic is Self-Defense and Crime Prevention and will be presented by Jay Mitchell, Virginia Marine[...]
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Family Movie Night @ King & Queen Branch Library
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The King & Queen Branch Library invite you to Family Movie Night on Thursday, May 4th from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Popcorn and beverages provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library. Call[...]

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