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NPL Lego Party a Big Hit!

About three dozen young children packed the Meeting Room of the Northumberland Public Library in Heathsville to celebrate all things Lego, on Friday, January 16th. It was the library’s first…

NPL - The BFG

One School, One Book Debut February 2nd!

One School One Book, the family literacy program where all participating Northern Neck Families are reading the same book at the same time, a few pages each night, kicks off…

Northern Neck Soil & Water Conservation District

NNSWC Announces Two Scholarship Opportunities

The Northern Neck Soil & Water Conservation District (NNSWCD), through the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (VASWCD), is pleased to announce two $1,000 college scholarship opportunities available. These scholarships…

VA

Bay School Announces Call For Artists

The Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews would like to invite local and statewide artists to submit works of art to the third annual Juried Art Show, Art Speaks on…

Abortion Law

Bill Would Outlaw Abortion After 20 Weeks

A Virginia Republican lawmaker is advocating for a bill that would make it illegal to perform an abortion on a woman who has been pregnant for 20 weeks or longer. Del….

Redskins

New Anti-Redskins Ad Features RGIII W/Out Logo

Robert Griffin III runs 76 yards for a touchdown – without a Washington Redskins logo on the side of his helmet. That’s the latest visual from a group that opposes the…

PeoplExpress

Low-Cost Carrier Kicked out of Newport News Offices

Nearly four months after suspending service in Newport News, low-fare airline PeoplExpress is being forced out of its offices at the airport. Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport spokeswoman Jessica Wharton says the…

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VA Outdoors Foundation Protects 27,000 in ’14

The Virginia Outdoors Foundation says it permanently protected more than 27,000 acres in 2014. The farmland, forest and open space was preserved through 125 conservation easements, according to the land conservation…

VA Union University

VUU to Recieve Grant

Virginia Union University is getting a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to create a program to teach African-American heritage. The Richmond school says the more than $98,000 grant…

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory

Forecasters say a winter weather system moving toward the East Coast will bring a mixed bag of precipitation across Virginia and West Virginia. The National Weather Service says a mix of…

Virginia is for Lovers

VA Chosen as Venue for New “Love” Stamp Issuance

The Postal Service is heading to the state proclaims itself as the place for lovers to dedicate the 2015 “Love” stamps. The first-day-of-issuance ceremony for the limited edition “Love: Forever Hearts”…

Mark Warner

Warner to Join Obama in India

Sen. Mark R. Warner is traveling to India with President Barack Obama. The Virginia Democrat says he’ll be part of a delegation that arrives in New Delhi on Sunday to attend…

Norfolk International Airport - passenger decline

Norfolk International Airport Passenger Decline

Norfolk International Airport is reporting a decrease in passenger activity for December. The airport says it experienced more than a 12 percent drop in the number of passengers who used the…

Dept. of Veterans Affairs

VA Veterans Program Hits Milestone

A Virginia program aimed at hiring veterans is claiming 10,000 jobs pledged to vets. Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the milestone Wednesday for the Virginia Values Veterans Program.  Since June 2012, the…

Police Line - Dont Cross

Body Found in Home in Elliston

Police are investigating human remains found in a home in Elliston. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says that deputies found the remains on Tuesday morning after responding to a call of…

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