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Expiring VA Driver’s Licenses that expired May 21-22, drivers have until May 28 to renew

Governor Terry McAuliffe this week took executive action to give Virginians affected by a weekend computer disruption additional time to renew driver’s licenses scheduled to expire during the service interruption….

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MERRY POINT FERRY TO REMAIN OUT OF SERVICE UNTIL LATE JUNE

FREDERICKSBURG – The Merry Point Ferry in Lancaster County will remain out of service for routine maintenance and painting until late June.  The vessel was taken out of service in…

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Ethic’s Opinion Requested by Essex County Administrator

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Governor’s Action will increase the use of data, analytics among state agencies

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe this week signed Executive Directive 7 to leverage the use of shared data and data analytics among state agencies to improve services and outcomes, maximize…

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Still in need of Internet Service in you area?

BOYCE – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today a new statewide initiative to better understand where Virginia has the largest gaps in broadband coverage.  The Governor announced the initiative at a…

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Public Affairs will be filmed in the Hampton Roads area

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that producers of the upcoming political thriller Public Affairs have selected Norfolk, Virginia as their filming location. The project will star Adrian Grenier…

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Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Drops Below 4.0%

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined by 0.1 percentage point in April and is now at 3.9 percent—the lowest rate since the June 2008…

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NEW MATTOX CREEK BRIDGE OPENS IN WESTMORELAND COUNTY

Construction work was completed today on a new Mattox Creek bridge on Route 205 (James Monroe Highway) in Westmoreland County. Temporary traffic signals were removed from the bridge this afternoon….

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May 22-28 is Hurricane and Flooding Preparedness Week in Virginia

Of all the weather events that impact Virginia the most, hurricanes top the list. Historical storms like Camille, Fran, Floyd, Isabel, Gaston and Irene are a reminder to inland and…

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ROUTE 17 PROJECT AT TAPPAHANNOCK COMPLETED

Construction was finished late Friday evening on a project that raised the elevation of Route 17 at Tappahannock to reduce flooding on a hurricane evacuation route. Route 17 has been…

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Arrest in 30 year murder case

An arrest has been made in a nearly 30-year murder case by Lancaster County Sheriff Office Investigators. Sheriff Patrick McCranie reports that 50 year-old Henry Hall of Deltaville has been charged…

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Tidewater college gets cyber defense designation

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Tidewater Community College has been named as a school that excels in cybersecurity training. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday the college had received special designation…

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Virginia Beach to house transoceanic fiber cable station

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – Virginia Beach will become the first mid-Atlantic city with a transoceanic fiber cable station that will bring high-speed Internet to the region. The Virginian-Pilot reports…

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Virginia voter registration this year ahead of 2012 pace

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia residents are rushing to register to vote ahead of the November election. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that nearly 35 percent more Virginia residents registered to…

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NORRIS BRIDGE REPAIRS CONTINUE MAY 22-26 AND MAY 31-JUNE 2

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will perform two additional weeks of overnight repairs to the travel surface of the Robert O. Norris Bridge over the Rappahannock River. Crews will…

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