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Small Plane Crash

Small Plane Crash

Virginia State Police have identified the victims of a small plane crash in a southeast Virginia botanical garden that killed all three aboard. Police say the victims are 61-year-old Michael…

Liberty University

Liberty University creating School of Divinity

Liberty University has merged its undergraduate School of Religion and its Baptist Theological Seminary to create a divinity school.  President Jerry Falwell says the marriage will make the Liberty University…

James River Expeditions

Floating Classroom

The James River Association is taking applications until March 20 for its floating classroom, which transports Virginia students down the 340-mile length of the James.  The 5th annual James River…

VDOT, Snow Plow

Conditions improving for Primary Roads

Motorists should use caution this morning in the 14-county Fredericksburg District, with low temperatures leading to icy surfaces on main roads, and snow covering large sections of subdivision streets and…

VDOT Snow Plows

VDOT preparing for a sloppy mix of winter weather

The Virginia Department of Transportation says it has put crews and equipment in place for a sloppy serving of winter weather.  Rain, sleet and snow are forecast for portions of…

Sweet Briar

VCU keeps a door open for possible Sweet Briar transfers

Virginia Commonwealth University is leaving the door open for Sweet Briar College students.  VCU says it has extended its transfer application deadline and will work with Sweet Briar students who…

US Rep John Lews

Civil rights icon, to be honored in Va.

U.S. Rep. John Lewis is among the 2015 winners of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals. The University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello recognize the contributions of…

Davy Crocketts widow

Portrait of frontiersman Davy Crockett’s widow heads to auction

A southwest Virginia auction house is auctioning off a portrait of the widow of folk hero frontiersman Davy Crockett.  The Bristol Herald Courier reports that Alan Shope of A-OK Auction…

VDOT

SNOW TO AFFECT TRAVEL THURSDAY

Motorists are advised that snow could make travel difficult in the Fredericksburg area, Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula on Thursday, and road conditions may be slick and hazardous.  Before starting…

Crime Scene

Essex Man Charged, 1st Degree Murder

The Essex County Sheriff’s Office has charged Benjamin Matthew Gray with 1st Degree Murder and attempted 1st Degree Murder in the death of 36-year-old Yolanda Smith on Saturday night, February…

Claudine J Gifford

Lancaster Grand Jury Returns Felony Indictments

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 the local multijurisdictional grand jury returned felony indictments against James Todd Kessler in connection with the disappearance of…

Ullysses Anderson

Police Search for Shooting Suspect/Victim in Caroline Co. Shooting

A man who was shot five times at a birthday party in January is now wanted and facing charges in Caroline County. Ullysses Anderson, 26, of King William County is…

College Scholarship Opportunities

NPL to Accept Dollar General Literacy Grant

The Northumberland Public Library (NPL) proudly announces it’s the recipient of a 2015 Dollar General Literacy Foundation Grant. The grant will allow NPL to hire several part-time teen interns to…

Eddie Alvin Debraux Sr.

VA Man Gets 13 Years, Stray Bullet Death

A Frederick County man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for the stray bullet death of a Stephens City man. 48-year-old Eddie Alvin Debraux Sr. pleaded guilty this week…

VA

Surry Test – Wed. March 11th

State and local officials will test the emergency alert siren system around the Surry Power Station Wednesday, March 11, at approximately 11:10 a.m. A steady three-minute tone will be sounded…

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