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Jarratt leaders debate best use for clubhouse

April 20, 2016
Money to fix the Johns-Manville Clubhouse in Jarratt was once again the focus of discussions during the monthly meeting of the Jarratt Town Council. Discussion began when the issue of renting the building was raised by members of Council, and...
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Honoring General A. P. Hill

April 13, 2016
Meredith Baker Apr. 3 A. P. Hill For seventeen years, a growing crowd has gathered at noon on April 2nd to honor Lt. General A. P. Hill on the very spot where he was killed. Each year, actor and historian...
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State Police In Mourning After Trooper Gunned Down at Richmond Bus Station

April 6, 2016
RICHMOND - Tragedy struck in the heart of Virginia’s capital city Thursday afternoon as a man opened fire on a group of Virginia State Police troopers taking part in a exercise at Richmond’s Greyhound Bus station, killing one trooper, and...
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Governor’s Office Announces Jan. 2016 Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2008

April 1, 2016
RICHMOND - Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage point in January to 4.1 percent, the lowest rate since July 2008. Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remains below the national rate, which fell 0.1...
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Investigation into Fatal Urbanna Marina Fire Continues

April 1, 2016
URBANNA - Virginia State Police continues to investigate what caused a fatal fire at a popular boat landing and marina that killed two people and damaged numerous boats and vessels at the Middlesex County facility. In an update, State Police...
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MARTIN’S Food Stores’ Future Up In The Air As Merger Looms

April 1, 2016
VIRGINIA - The future of popular grocery store chain Martin’s remains up in the air as the merger between the store’s parent company, Ahold, and regional chain Food Lion’s parent company, Delhaize, continues to move forward and, a new report...
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