Author: Terry Brooks

Downing Bridge Inspection

Downing Bridge Inspection The Week of April 24th, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Motorists should expect alternating lanes closures and brief delays on the Downing Bridge this week.  Crews will be inspecting the bridge located on Route 360 between Richmond County and Essex County near...

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Northern Neck Electric Cooperative is scheduling a planned power outage in the Oak Grove area of Westmoreland County on Wednesday, April 26th, from approximately 10 am until 12 noon.  Members in the Longfield Rd., Potomac Shores, Westmoreland Shores, and Monroe Bay areas will be affected by this planned outage. While the Cooperative apologizes for any inconvenience that this may cause, the power outage will enable our line crews to safely complete an electric line upgrade project along James Madison Highway. This upgrade is part of NNEC’s ongoing maintenance to improve service to our members. Please note that members in...

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IRS Scam

The Essex County Sheriff’s Office has received a complaint of someone identifying themselves with the IRS via telephone.  The caller will state the IRS is filing a lawsuit against you.  A phone number is given to receive further information.  DO NOT GIVE OUT ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION!  This is a...

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Register to Win Tickets to Richmond International Raceway

River Country 107.5 has your tickets to RIR! You could be one of the lucky listeners we send to theNASCAR Monster Energy Cup race Sunday, April 30th at Richmond International Raceway. Register to win NASCAR tickets: at Tappahannock Furniture, your Ashley Direct Furniture Center at Precision Glass on Belleville Lane in Warsaw at O’Biers Tire & Auto near Montross at Coggin Furniture in Warsaw, make your home your style at Callao Supermarket, locally owned & operated since 1948 at Bay Auto Service in Kilmarnock at Allison’s Ace on Rt. 360 in Lottsburg & at Martin Sale Furniture on both...

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National Administrative Professionals Week!

  105.5 WRAR SALUTES Administrative Professionals during National Administrative Professionals Week, April 24th thru 28th. To have your Administrative Professional recognized on the radio and give them a chance to win some really nice prizes, just send their name to us. The winning entry receives: Flowers from Commonwealth Florist in Warsaw 2 lunch buffet’s at Lowery’s in Tappahannock An Ice Cream Cake from Better Than A Great Day in Tappahannock A gold exterior car wash from River Wash in Tappahannock 2 movie passes to the Essex 5 Cinema’s in Tappahannock 2 Buffet Coupons from Shoney’s in Tappahannock Mail your...

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all-day “30 Days of Giving” supports ECHO @ Peebles Department Store
“30 Days of Giving” supports ECHO @ Peebles Department Store
Apr 30 all-day
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[...]
all-day Personal Property Forms Due @ Richmond Co. Commissioner of the Revenue's Office
Personal Property Forms Due @ Richmond Co. Commissioner of the Revenue's Office
May 1 all-day
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[...]
all-day Scholarship Opportunity @ Westmoreland Co. Extension Office
Scholarship Opportunity @ Westmoreland Co. Extension Office
May 1 all-day
2017 Northern Neck Vegetable Growers Association Scholarship Program This scholarship program is offered by the Northern Neck Vegetable Growers Association, Inc., to promote the agricultural educational endeavors of individuals within the service area of the Association.[...]
10:00 am Essex Triad Meeting @ Old Beale Memorial Baptist Church/Courthouse
Essex Triad Meeting @ Old Beale Memorial Baptist Church/Courthouse
May 2 @ 10:00 am
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[...]
5:30 pm Family Movie Night @ King & Queen Branch Library
Family Movie Night @ King & Queen Branch Library
May 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
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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