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Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Season Approaches

As the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season approaches, FEMA Region III continues to proactively work with its state, local, and federal partners to increase preparedness, coordinate response and recovery capabilities, and…

Trade Promotion Authority

Trade Promotion Authority Act approved by the Senate

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, released the following statement after the Senate voted 62-37 to approve the bipartisan trade bill including Trade…

crime-solvers

Lancaster County Crime Solvers

Lancaster County Crime Solvers is seeking information about and incident that took place at Thomas Boat Landing in Mollusk on Sunday May 25th. Windows were broken out of two vehicles…

Chandlers Mill Pond

Chandler’s Mill Pond CLOSED

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has closed Chandler’s Mill Pond in Montross to all public access after an underlining leak was discovered. The pond has shown a…

Fatal Crash

Fatal Crash in Lancaster

Virginia State Police responded to a single vehicle crash May 18th (Monday), at 2:50 PM in Lancaster County on Route 3 and Courthouse Road. Virginia State Police Trooper J. Hylan…

NYC Fugitive

NYC Fugitive Apprehended in Haynesville

Captain Steve Smith with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office reports that on May 18, 2015 they arrested Melquan D. Collier. Collier was wanted for a violation of probation and homicide…

Kilmarnock

Kilmarnock: “Celebrating Hometown Heroes”

An estimated 300 people gathered in Kilmarnock Saturday May 16th for a “Celebrating Hometown Heroes” preview part outside the town hall. The town invited families of veterans to come and…

Urbanna

Urbanna: Town Pool Only Topic Discussed at Hearing

Only one person commented on the proposed Town of Urbanna budget at a May 18th public hearing. Town resident Bob Calves, who in a Letter to the Editor in the…

West Point

Restored Pier Would Make West Point Accessible by Water

After a decade without a marina, West Point officials are taking steps to restore recreational access to the water and hopefully bring boaters into town. Wooden pilings and other remnants…

Infant Dead in Hanover

Infant Found Dead in Hanover Hotel

Ashland police have charged two parents in their month-old daughter’s death last fall. Police were called to a motel in the town of Ashland for an unresponsive infant Oct. 21st…

Dollar Tree

Chesapeake-Based Dollar Tree to sell 330 Family Dollar Stores

Chesapeake-base Dollar Tree expects to reach a deal in the coming days to sell about 330 Family Dollar stores in order to receive approval of it’s $8.5 billion acquisition of…

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NPL Circus Themed Story Hour a Hit!

Clowns, magicians, gymnasts and a trained dog made the May 21 Listening Lambs at the Library Story Hour an event to remember. The event, held at the Northumberland Public Library,…

VA

The 59th Annual Commonwealth’s Memorial Day Ceremony At the VA War Memorial

WHAT: Annual ceremony to honor and remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our Nation Co-hosted by American Legion, 11th District Ceremony will include special recognition of…

RivahFest St. Margaret's Booth

Family Fun for Rivah Enthusiasts & Kids

The anticipation rises as RivahFest nears, especially for those of us who enjoy spending time with family on a beautiful day outdoors.  While traveling the festival streets on Saturday, June…

VDOT

VDOT: RT 606 in KQ Closed Next Week For Repairs

Route 660 (Sorghum Road) in King and Queen County will be closed to through traffic May 18-May 22 for bridge repairs. The road will be closed at the bridge, located approximately…

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