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Ex-PTO President Charged for Embezzling, Petty Larceny

A former Tappahannock Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization leader has entered a guilty plea for two misdemeanor theft charges. On July 22nd in Essex County Circuit Court, 49-year-old Debbie Farrow of…

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Center Cross Man Arrested, Child Pornography Charges

A Maryland native who has already been charged with a single count of manufacturing child pornography will now face multiple charges by an Essex County Grand Jury, after a July 22nd…

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Caroline County Woman Dies After Vehicle Hits Log

A Caroline County woman was killed Monday morning in a single-vehicle crash at 2:35 AM on Jericho Road. Authorities say 32-year-old Dawn M. Williams of Ruther Glen died at the…

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VDOT: Coleman Bridge Delays

Be prepared for tavel delays on the Coleman Bridge Sunday morning. Bridge maintenance crews with VDOT will be performing mechanical repairs that will require traffic stops in both directions. The…

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Port Royal Adds New Fishing Pier

The Port Royal Landing in Caroline County has now opened a fishing pier and boat launch. The new pier, soft launch, and living shoreline opened to the public this year…

Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown

Jamestown; Remains of Colonial Leaders Discovered

Archaeologists have discovered the human remains of four of the earliest leaders of Jamestown, Virginia, the first permanent English settlement in America. Four burial sites were uncovered after more than 400…

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Chesterfield Body Identified

A diver has recovered the body of a fisherman who fell into a pond in Chesterfield County. Authorities tell media outlets that 47-year-old Linwood M. Chester was fishing with another person…

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No Charges Pressed in Accidental Shooting

Police in Hanover County say no charges will be filed in the accidental shooting of a 7-year-old girl by her 5-year-old brother. The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office says in a news…

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2 Troopers & Driver Hurt, I-81 Accident

Two Virginia State Police troopers are recovering from minor injuries suffered in a crash on Interstate 81 in Pulaski County. State police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says troopers R.W. Hughes and W.L….

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UMW Helps Students Pursue Med Degree

The University of Mary Washington is partnering with George Washington University’s medical school to help students pursue a medical degree. Mary Washington Honors program students are guaranteed early acceptance to the…

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Coast Guard Rescues Injured Woman After Boat Runs Aground

A Coast Guard crew has rescued an injured woman after a pleasure boat ran aground in Tom’s Cove at Chincoteague Island. The Coast Guard says six adults and two children were…

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Norfolk Man Convicted, Tax Scheme

A Norfolk man faces up to 128 years in prison following his conviction on charges stemming from a tax refund scheme. U.S. Attorney Dana J. Boente’s office says 53-year-old Ronald Chisholm…

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VA Home Sales Post Strongest Second Quarter in 7 Yrs

The Virginia residential real estate market saw its strongest second quarter since the 2008 recession, according to recent report. Multiple media outlets report that the Virginia Association of Realtors released a…

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Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim Off VA; Wednesday, July 29th

An Eastern Shore tradition celebrated by Marguerite Henry’s book “Misty of Chincoteague” is marking its 90th year. The highlight of the week will be the annual swim of the tough little…

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National Endowment for Humanities Funds 13 VA Projects

The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced $2.9 million in grants for 13 projects in Virginia. The recipients include the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, George Mason University, the Public Broadcasting Service,…

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