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NPL Home-Schooled Group Sings to Nursing Home

The sounds and happiness of Christmas echoed through the Lancashire Nursing Home in Kilmarnock on Wednesday December 17 when the Northumberland Public Library’s home-schooled kids group paid a visit. Several…


VA Announces 1A State Volleyball Teams

The Virginia High School Leagues have announced the 1A State Volleyball Teams. The players are as follows: 1st Team: Mary Kathryn Hall – Northumberland Havy Nguyen – West Point Kai…

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SunCoke Lays off 175 VA Workers

SunCoke Energy has idled some of its mining operations in Virginia and laid off 175 workers. SunCoke says the move will reduce coal production from about 1 million tons to 500,000…


Salem Officer Under Investigation

Salem officials say a city police detective is under investigation by the FBI. City spokesman Mike Stevens says that the officer has been on suspension without pay since Oct. 10. He says the…

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Patient CD’s Mistakenly Donated

VCU Health System is warning patients that a mistaken donation could have left their personal information exposed. MCV Hospitals and Clinics CEO John Duval says that a staff member donated some compact…

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PA Woman Sentenced in VA, Bank Fraud

A 27-year-old Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to two years in prison for conspiring to commit bank fraud. Jeannetta Matthews of Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, was sentenced in federal court in Richmond…

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Norfolk Airport, Traffic Declines

Norfolk International Airport is reporting a decrease in passenger activity for November. The airport says it experienced a more than 5 percent drop in the number of passengers who used the…


Traffic Fatality, Middlesex

Virginia State Police say a 64-year-old Deltaville woman died in a single-vehicle accident in Middlesex County. The accident occurred Monday on Twiggs Ferry Road. State police say a 2013 Ford Escape was…


Fugitive Arrested, Norfolk

The U.S. Marshals Service says a fugitive has been captured in Norfolk. United States Marshal Robert Mathieson says Petro Johnson was captured on Monday. Johnson was wanted by the Norfolk Police…

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SMS Students Named in Honors & Merits

Head of School Lindy Williams has announced the names of students who have earned a place on the St. Margaret’s School honor and merit rolls for the first trimester of…

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Essex Falls to Altavista at State

Essex High School football coach/athletic director John W. Fulks accepts Group 1A runner-up trophy from the Virginia High School League’s Joyce Sisson. Essex fell to Altavista 22-20 in the 1A…

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Police Investigate Fatal Plane Crash

Authorities are investigating a fatal plane crash in Fauquier County. The Virginia State Police says the single-engine, fixed wing Titan Tornado II crashed around 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Eyewitness accounts reported by police…


Caretaker Accused, Stealing Life Savings

Police say a caretaker has been charged with stealing the life savings of a Virginia woman. 48-year-old Michelle Ann Fields of Bristol faces 21 counts including embezzlement, obtaining property by false…

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VA Annual Christmas Bird Count

Nature lovers are fanning out across Virginia for the National Audubon Society’s annual Christmas Bird Count. The count that debuted in 1900 gathers data about trends and the general health of…

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CB Man Killed in Crash

Westmoreland County – A Colonial Beach man died December 11th after being struck by a school bus in Colonial Beach. The crash occured at 2:05 PM at the intersection of…

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