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Tappahannock Police make arrest in August Breaking and Entering’s

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 3:50 pm

The Tappahannock Police Department has made an arrest in multiple breaking & entering’s that occurred in August of this year. Kyle Lee George, 30 of White Stone, VA has been charged with the burglaries of both Dr. Hollis Wolcott’s and Dr. William Ryan’s offices as well as attempted breakingand entering at the Tappahannock Pharmacy and the Tappahannock/Warsaw Moose Lodge. George was also charged with a residential burglary to a home

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Warsaw native Joseph Gaines passes away

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 11:00 am

The Northern Neck News regrets to inform the community that Joseph Gaines, a beloved pillar of Warsaw and Richmond County, has passed away this morning. We our express our sincere condolences to the Gaines family and his many friends in the Northern Neck and beyond.

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  • Northern Neck Regional Jail inmate injured in group altercation

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    The following is from Northern Neck Regional Jail: On Monday, October 20, 2014, Inmate David Peebles, of the District of Columbia was airlifted to the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) as a result from injuries he received in an altercation at the Northern Neck Regional Jail. Inmate Pebbles, a federal inmate housed at the Jail, was involved in a group altercation with other inmates in his housing unit at approximately

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  • Officials OK Warsaw park improvements

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 10:24 am

    The Warsaw Town Council recently approved $60,000 for improvements to the town park on Main Street. The funds would help pay for spaces for handicap parking, pavers for sidewalks to ensure handicap accessibility to the incoming restrooms, drainage that will enable the town to be compliant with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, foundations for the restrooms and a new pavilion. Council met Tuesday, Oct. 14 to discuss bringing the

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Sports

Results from Cross Country Conference 43 Championship Race at Washington & Lee High School-Girls Varsity

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 10:40 am

1 Rapp Julia Wood 18:56 2 Rapp Emily Allen 20:17 3 N Sarah Schindler 21:21 4 Rapp Emma Andre 21:26 5 L Mary Frere 21:44 6 L Vilesha Waller 21:51 7 N Rain Eguiguren 21:56 8 Rapp Kayla McGhee 22:12 9 N Khadijah Bea 22:54 10 * W Emma Oliver 22:56 11 N Trinity Bea 23:29 12 L Jolena Towles 23:36 13 Rapp Katelyn Fisher 23:46 14 * W Carrie

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Lifestyles

Anna Snedden reacting as she is announced the Homecoming Queen with her brother Andrew happily looking on.

‘Unbelievable courage:’ Anna Snedden’s battle with Leukemia from childhood through high school

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 10:13 am

  Anna Snedden was a typical 10 year old girl who loved to draw and paint, loved school and enjoyed playing with her younger brother, Andrew. Right before Thanksgiving in 2007,  she complained to her mother that her hip hurt. After a few days, the pain was still present.  Concerned for her daughter’s well-being, Debbie Snedden, took her to see her pediatrician. At first, her doctor thought it could be

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  • Innovation in style at longtime Warsaw staple

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Celia Winfield with one of her custom-made dresses.

    “Innovative Designs” for all occasions fill the room and line the walls in a bustling business on Main Street in Warsaw. “Amisha’s Fashions,” a long-standing specialized clothing store in town, first opened its doors in 1995.  It is one of the few businesses that have “stood the test of time” by having satisfied customers  again and again according to owner, Celia Winfield, and by “word of mouth,” which has attested

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  • Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Tony Booth

    The Chantilly Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution invites the public and  veterans to this special occasion on Saturday, October 18 at 1:30 p.m. at the American Legion Building in Montross. Refreshments will be served. Guest speaker will be Mr. Tony Booth, President of Millenium Marketing in Richmond, and also a radio broadcaster on station 107.3. Mr. Booth has spoken over the years on his military position as

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Entertainment

Trick of Treating in Kilmarnock, October 31

Posted on October 23, 2014 at 9:00 am

From the Town of Kilmarnock: The Town of Kilmarnock will conduct town wide “Trick or Treating” on Friday, October 31st, 2014 only. Per the Town’s ordinances, only children twelve (12) years of age and under are permitted to engage in trick or treating activities. However, this does not prohibit any parent or guardian from accompanying their children. All trick or treating activities are to be concluded by 9:00 p.m. Additionally,

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  • St. Margaret’s School for the Rappahannock River Run/Walk 5k in Tappahannock

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Richmond County YMCA is this year’s non-profit partner Tappahannock (September 11, 2014) – The 16th Annual Rappahannock River Run/Walk, on Saturday, October 18,  offers runners and walkers a scenic 5k (3.1 mile) course through Historic Downtown Tappahannock. All of the Middle Peninsula/Northern Neck community is invited to St. Margaret’s campus for this dog-, stroller-, and kid-friendly event. The St. Margaret’s Alumnae Association is happy to announce that The Richmond County YMCA will

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  • River Clean-up at Jones Creek Landing in Richmond County

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    NNSWCD River Clean-up Sunday • October 19 • 1:00 – 3:00 pm Northern Neck Soil & Water Conservation District (NNSWCD), in partnership with Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR), is coordinating a fall waterways cleanup event at Jones Creek Landing in Richmond County. This annual event is part of the annual Virginia Waterways Cleanup organized by Clean Virginia Waterways (CVW) of Longwood University and the International Coastal Cleanup, the world’s largest

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