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West Point Woman Charged with Embezzlement

A felony embezzlement charge against a former West Point Schools employee accused of stealing more than $16,000 over a four-year period was certified to a grand jury Thursday in general…

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RivahFest Offers Great Opportunities, Businesses & Vendors

In less than two months, thousands of festival-goers will walk the streets of downtown Tappahannock during this year’s RivahFest on June 20.  What better way for a vendor or business…

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VMS: 4th Annual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby & Scout Night Saturday May 2nd

If you have ever been involved in a pinewood derby you know how exciting it is not only for the kids but for the adults. Saturday May 2nd Bill Sawyer’s…

Rosenwald HS @ NPL

Rosenwald HS @ NPL

About 20 people attended the April 21 presentation of the Rosenwald High School Story, held in the Meeting Room of the Northumberland Public Library. The audience included some who had…

VA War Memorial News Release

WWII Roll Call Troop Show Coming To Virginia War Memorial

All of us here at the Virginia War Memorial are excited to announce our first ever music and comedy event – the World War II Roll Call – a re-creation…


VA to Receive Homeland Security Grant Funds

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has allocated $7.4 million in Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) funds to Virginia for fiscal year 2015. These grants are provided to strengthen…

Garrey Curry, Gloucester Co.

Curry to Act as Gloucester Co. Administrator Temporarily

Gloucester’s Assistant County Administrator Garrey Curry will serve as acting county administrator for a few days following the departure of Brenda Garton next week. Garton, Gloucester’s current county administrator, is…

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VA National Park Tourism, $1,255.3 Million in Economic Benefit

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 22,870,532 visitors to national parks in Virginia spent $929.3 million in the state in 2014. That spending resulted in 14,753 jobs…

Govenor Terry McAuliffe

Gov. McAuliffe Announces Major Conservation Initiative

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the launch of Virginia Treasures, the Commonwealth’s new strategy for conserving land and expanding access to public outdoor recreation. Governor McAuliffe made the announcement during…

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Wytheville Man’s Body, Truck Found in Creek Following Floods

Police say a Wytheville man died after his pickup truck apparently was swept away by floodwaters. Wythe County Sheriff Keith Dunagan says that Larry Copenhaver’s family reported him missing around 10 p.m….

National Guard

National Guard Members Return to US from Kuwait Mission

About 70 Virginia National Guard members are coming home from a deployment to Kuwait. The Virginia National Guard says the soldiers planned and coordinated combat sustainment support for U.S. and coalition…

Joy T. Brown

Porthmouth Woman Charged in Young Daughter’s Death

A Portsmouth woman has been charged in the death of her 18-month-old daughter. Media outlets report 21-year-old Joy T. Brown was charged with first-degree murder after her daughter was taken off…

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VDOT: Paving, Safety Improvements Coming to RT 218 in Stafford, King George

Construction will begin in late April on a $5.2 million package of pavement and safety improvements over nearly 20 miles on Route 218 in King George and Stafford counties. The…

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VA Man Sentenced for Online Prostitution Scheme

A Newport News man accused of running an online prostitution scheme has been sentenced to 10 years and five months in federal prison. Thirty-five-year-old Antuane Keyone Armstrong was sentenced this week…

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VDOT: Delays for Downing Bridge Inspection, April 20-24

Beginning Monday, April 20, the Virginia Department of Transportation will begin an annual inspection of the Downing Bridge. Route 360 will be reduced to a single lane on the bridge…

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