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Emergency workers transport Terry Sprouse to the emergency helicopter.

Woman airlifted from single-car crash on Newland Road

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 10:26 am

Emergency services and state troopers responded to a single motor vehicle accident on Friday near 6890 Newland Rd. in Richmond County. The driver was transported via helicopter to Mary Washington Hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries, emergency workers said. According to Virginia State Police Senior Trooper O.B. Moody, 48-year-old Terry Lynn Sprouse, of Oak Grove Road, was navigating her dark blue 2002 Mitsubishi convertible to the left when

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    Posted on April 23, 2014 at 10:08 am

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  • Essex looking to combine rescue squads

    Posted on April 23, 2014 at 10:02 am

    Essex County could soon be bidding farewell to the long-standing non-profit Tappahannock Volunteer Rescue Squad as a standalone organization. The board of supervisors is considering a merger that would later this year combine the volunteer agency and Essex County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) into one EMS agency serving all Essex County citizens. County Administrator Reese Peck indicated that the Tappahannock rescue squad was part of a nationwide trend of volunteer

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  • Singer Chris Brown moved to Northern Neck Regional Jail

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 4:28 pm

    Tappahannock native Chris Brown is currently residing in a location approximately 5 miles from his hometown. But it wasn’t the type of homecoming that anyone would hope to have. The 24-year-old singer was recently moved to the Northern Neck Regional Jail by the U.S. Marshals Service from California, a jail official confirmed last week. Brown came to NNRJ in Warsaw from a transfer off of the federal airlift from the

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  • Council gives nod to 3 percent raise for town employees

    Posted on April 9, 2014 at 9:21 am

    The Warsaw Town Council agreed to keep a 3 percent raise for employees in their draft of the budget during their Monday work session. As it stands, the general fund of the town budget proposes an increase in $10,000 of the salaries line item for fiscal year (FY) 2015. The 3 percent increase does not include the town’s two police officers, as the budget as of now consists of provisions

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  • Northumberland man to serve five years for sexual crimes

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 11:27 am

    Robert O. Lawson, a 54-year-old Reedville man was given an active sentence of five years after he pled guilty to two charges of aggravated sexual battery and one charge of indecent liberties with a child. Each of the crimes for which Lawson was convicted occurred over 25 years ago when he was in his teens and 20’s. Lawson was accused of sexually abusing three girls over a 10-year period between

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  • Creek dispute leads to civic lessons in Lancaster County

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 8:29 am

    ancaster County’s Board of Supervisors were treated to civics lessons ranging from the Watergate cover-up to the Declaration of Independence by opponents and supporters of a contemplated public boat ramp on Dymers Creek clashed for more than two hours at the board’s meeting Thursday night. The talk-a-thon took place during the meetings public comment period before the board turned to actual matters it needed to vote on. Opponents of the

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  • Northumberland man to serve five years for sexual crimes

    Posted on April 3, 2014 at 8:16 am

    Robert O. Lawson, a 54-year-old Reedville man was given an active sentence of five years after he pled guilty to two charges of aggravated sexual battery and one charge of indecent liberties with a child. Each of the crimes for which Lawson was convicted occurred over 25 years ago when he was in his teens and 20’s. Lawson was accused of sexually abusing three girls over a 10-year period between

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  • Church takes first steps towards new home in Warsaw

    Posted on April 2, 2014 at 10:56 am

    Starting soon, ground will be breaking for a new site of worship in Warsaw. After recent town council meetings and a public comment session, Rappahannock Church of Christ is awaiting the final approval to move to their 38-acre property on the corner of Scott Town Road and the Rte. 3 bypass in town The popular church, which has a weekly attending average of over 400 parishioners who can choose between

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