Author: Terry Brooks

Halloween Safety

  Statewide Campaign Focuses on Keeping Youth and Teens Safe on Halloween Night SALEM, VA— Youth of Virginia Speak Out About Traffic Safety (YOVASO) is joining with the Virginia State Police (VSP) and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Highway Safety Office to encourage youth and teens to celebrate responsibly and be extra cautious when driving on Halloween night. The campaign’s focus is to prevent a tragedy on what is supposed to be a fun night for youth. The campaign will run October 17-31, 2016. Schools that register to participate will receive educational materials and a Halloween Safety Kit...

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Traffic on Route 611 (Peckatone Road) in Westmoreland County will be stopped for 45 minute intervals between 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30 and 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 31 for an emergency pipe repair. Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews will be replacing a deteriorated drainage pipe. Emergency service providers will be allowed to pass through the work zone as needed. Peckatone Road will be re-opened to traffic every 45 minutes to allow any waiting motorists to proceed through the work zone. The work zone is located a half-mile north of Route 606 (Tucker Hill Road). Approximately 260 vehicles a...

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VDEM Opens two Regional Offices

  RICHMOND – Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) State Coordinator Dr. Jeff Stern announced the official openings of two regional offices this week—VDEM’s Region One office in North Chesterfield today, and the Region Five office in Portsmouth yesterday. The opening of the new regional offices will improve and enhance VDEM’s on-the-ground presence, thereby improving local coordination with state agencies and local governments responding to emergencies and disasters. “We want to be fast, flexible and integrated with our local partners,” said Dr. Stern. “We want to build more regional capacity without increasing spending, so we redeployed staff that were previously...

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St. Margaret’s Athletics on Twitter @scottiescore

Tappahannock (October 26, 2016) – St. Margaret’s is excited to announce a new way to follow Scotties Athletics – on Twitter!  Find us @scottiescore for up-to-the-minute coverage on scores, rankings, game time and location changes, as well as other news and events. Followers will be instantly gratified by regular Tweets, some offering a behind-the-scenes glimpse at St. Margaret’s student-athletes and coaches. Contact Athletic Director, Cynthia Walker ’99, with questions at or (804) 443-3357, x3034. St. Margaret’s appreciates Likes and Retweets and asks that you stay tuned for more information on what’s sure to be another big year in...

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National Drug Take Back Initiative

On Saturday October 22, 2016 the Tappahannock Police Department and Essex County Sheriff’s Office will once again participate in the National Drug Take Back Initiative from 10am-2pm at Wal-Mart on Tappahannock Blvd. Officers will be on hand to collect unneeded or expired medication for disposal. No syringes or illicit drugs will be accepted. Also on hand for this event will be representatives from The Three Rivers Medical Reserve Corps with information on preparedness for a home emergency. The Medical Reserve Corps is comprised of local health professionals and interested citizens who want to make the Northern Neck and Middle...

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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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