Author: Terry Brooks

Regional Rural Caucus Meeting Highlights Plans to Drive Broadband, Clean Energy and Economic Development

TAPPAHANNOCK, Va. July 24, 2017 – At last Thursday night’s Regional Rural Caucus meeting in Tappahannock, state and local officials shed light on collaborative initiatives designed to boost economic development and job growth locally and across rural Virginia. State Senator Ryan T. McDougle and Delegate Keith Hodges co-hosted the meeting, with discussions that also touched on new developments in rural broadband internet access availability and how solar has become an increasingly competitive clean energy alternative. The meeting was organized by the Virginia Rural Center and included participants from the GO Virginia District 6 region, a group of business and...

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VDOT work, Route 360 near Downing Bridge

(New) Wednesday, July 26th ˗˗ Thursday, July 27th 9 a.m. ˗˗ 3 p.m. Route 360 in Richmond County will be reduced to a single lane with alternating traffic just north of the Downing Bridge over the Rappahannock River. Crews will be installing a guardrail along Route 360 on Wednesday, July 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Motorists should anticipate travel delays leading up to the work zone in Richmond County, and may experience congestion on the Downing Bridge and in the Town of Tappahannock. Message boards will be posted on both bridge approaches to notify travelers. If inclement...

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Frederick Northup / River Country 107.5 – Summer Concert Series

River Country 107.5 and Frederick Northup Handy Stores bring you the Summer of Concerts! All Summer, you can register to win 4-packs of tickets to see shows like LADY ANTEBELLUM June 17, DIERKS BENTLEY July 15, FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE August 4, AND JASON ALDEAN August 27, LIVE at Veteran’s Home Loans United Amphitheatre in Virginia Beach. Frederick Northup Handy Stores in Warsaw, Kinsale, Claraville, Village and Tappahannock! June 17th   Lady Antebellum (Drawing 6/12) July 15th   Dierks Bentley (Drawing 7/10) August 4th   Florida-Georgia Line (Drawing 7/31) August 27th   Jason Aldean (Drawing...

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Frederick Northup / 105.5 WRAR – Summer Concert Series

105.5 WRAR and FREDERICK NORTHUP HANDY STORES bring you the Summer of Concerts! All Summer, you can register to win 4-packs of tickets to see shows like TRAIN, NATASHA BEDINGFIELD & OAR June 6, NICKELBACK & DAUGHTRY July 4, ONE REPUBLIC, FITZ AND THE TANTRUMS AND JAMES ARTHUR July 23, MATCHBOX 20 & COUNTING CROWS August 23, LIVE at Veteran’s Home Loans United Amphitheater in Virginia Beach! Register to win at your local FREDERICK NORTHUP HANDY STORES in Warsaw, Kinsale, Claraville, Village and Tappahannock! June 6 Train, Natasha Bedingfield & OAR. (Drawing 6/2) July 4 Nickelback & Daughtry (Drawing...

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all-day W & L’s Class of 1982 Reunion
W & L’s Class of 1982 Reunion
Aug 18 – Aug 21 all-day
The Class of 1982 from Washington & Lee High School will be hosting it’s 35th Class Reunion on Saturday, September 30th at the Riverboat on the Potomac in Colonial Beach from 6 till 11pm….Please contact[...]
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all-day 911 Address Verification in Esse... @ Essex County
911 Address Verification in Esse... @ Essex County
Aug 19 all-day
Over the next several months, Timmons Group, an Engineering and Technology firm based in Richmond, is assisting Essex County in correcting their addressing system. Technicians from the firm will be visiting each structure in the[...]
9:00 am Heathsville Farmers Market @ behind old Northumberland Courthouse
Heathsville Farmers Market @ behind old Northumberland Courthouse
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Antique and classic cars will abound at the Heathsville Farmers Market on Saturday, August 19th, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Local members of the Antique Automobile Club of America and the Northern Neck Corvette Club[...]
12:00 pm Car/Bike Fundraiser @ First Baptist Church Loretto
Car/Bike Fundraiser @ First Baptist Church Loretto
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
First Baptist Church Loretto will hold a Fundraiser Car and Bike Show on Sat., Aug. 19th from Noon to 3pm. The event includes Car/cycle show, food cook-off competition and a Cornhole tournament. Pre-register by calling[...]

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