Author: Terry Brooks

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 cwalker@sms.org 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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Science After Dark: Glow!

  The Science Museum of Virginia is turning down the lights for Science After Dark: Glow!, an astronomical evening event featuring blacklight activities on Friday, October 21. For one special night, fire dancers will illuminate the way into the Museum, inviting guests to enjoy glow-in-the-dark games, crafts and experiments for science enthusiasts. Guests discover luminescence and phosphorescence in a whole new way by creating blacklight slime, designing glowing tape art, writing with light, playing with a giant Lite-Brite and more. “Glow is an event that captures the imagination of all ages,” says Chuck English, Director of Playful Learning and...

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Last Day to Register to Vote in VA for Nov 8 Election

Today is the deadline for Virginias to register to vote in the November 8th elections.  If you are unable to get to your local Voter Registrar’s office, you can go online at www.vote.virginia.gov.  You will be required to have your Virginia driver’s license number, so that the system can connect your DMV electronic signature with your voter registration...

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Former Clydesdale makes home in Virginia

A Pennsylvania horse that was lifted to safety by a crane after getting stuck in the mud earlier this month has a new home on a Virginia farm. Rescuers used a crane to pull Cyrus the Clydesdale from the mud at Thornbury Farm Stables near Philadelphia about two weeks ago. A farm employee believes another horse likely scared Cyrus and he ran into the mud. Stable manager Penny Parker tells The Philadelphia Inquirer  the 18-year-old Cyrus was upset after the rescue operation and didn’t calm down until another horse, Ghost, was brought in to keep him company. Parker says...

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all-day New Year’s Eve in Reedville @ Festival Halle
New Year’s Eve in Reedville @ Festival Halle
Dec 17 all-day
Dust off your dancing shoes and join family, friends and neighbors at Festival Halle on Main Street in Reedville, Virginia on Sunday, December 31st as the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum celebrates the end of 2017 and[...]
9:30 am Joint Cantata
Joint Cantata
Dec 17 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The joint choirs of Farnham Baptist and Milden Presbyterian Churches will present the cantata, Peace Has Come, on Sunday, December 17, 2017. The cantata will be presented at 10:00 a.m. at Milden and at 11:00[...]
4:30 pm Community Christmas Event
Community Christmas Event
Dec 17 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Begin the holiday season in the Tappahannock Historic District on Sunday, December 17th from 5 – 8pm. At 5pm, the Tappahannock Artists Guild will display local artists’ paintings, and conduct Christmas Carols and offer refreshments[...]
6:00 pm Drive-Thru Nativity @ Howertons Baptist Church
Drive-Thru Nativity @ Howertons Baptist Church
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Howertons Baptist Church in Dunnsville will have a Drive Thru Live Nativity on Sunday December 17th from 6 – 7:30pm
Dec
18
Mon
all-day New Year’s Eve in Reedville @ Festival Halle
New Year’s Eve in Reedville @ Festival Halle
Dec 18 all-day
Dust off your dancing shoes and join family, friends and neighbors at Festival Halle on Main Street in Reedville, Virginia on Sunday, December 31st as the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum celebrates the end of 2017 and[...]

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