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Driver airlifted from single-car accident on Route 360 near Callao

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 12:23 pm

A one car accident occurred on Dec. 17 in front of the residence of Edward Hall on Route 360, west of Callao. According to Sheriff C.A.Wilkinson, the accident may have been the result of a medical issue with the driver.  He indicated that the car had crossed over the ditch twice. A medevac helicopter was dispatched to transport the driver to the nearest hospital. Hall and his wife were talking

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  • Tractor-trailer accident on Route 203 near Lyells

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 9:43 am

    The overturned tractor trailer driven by Clifton Brown, who was not injured in the accident.

    On Monday around noon, Clifton Pernell Brown, an independent tractor trailer owner and driver, was driving his 1995 Freightliner rig fully loaded with lumber from Potomac Supply when, making a right off of Route 3 onto Route 203, he traveled about a quarter mile before losing control the massive truck. Brown swerved to miss an oncoming vehicle, consequently overturning his load of lumber and totaling his freightliner. “It looked like

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  • Verizon moves operations from Walnut to Main Street within Warsaw

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 9:34 am

    Workers could be seen on Friday unloading supplies from tractor trailers outside the Verizon building on Main Street in Warsaw. The move was part of Verizon transferring operations from its previous location in the Richmond County Industrial Development Authority-owned building on Walnut Street to its Main Street facility. Verizon was sharing that space with the school board, which had relocated its own operations to the Walnut Street building from the

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  • County officials propose change to ordinance for tax relief for the elderly

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 9:33 am

    The Richmond County Board of Supervisors forwarded to public hearing in January a proposed change to a county ordinance regarding tax relief for the elderly. The first qualification of the ordinance currently reads: “The total combined income during the immediately preceding calendar year from all sources of the owners of the dwelling living therein and of the owners’ relatives living in the dwelling does not exceed $20,000.00, provided that the

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  • Police reports, week of December 10: Richmond County, Warsaw and Tappahannock

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 9:31 am

    Richmond County Sheriff and Warsaw Police Report   November 26 Four felony warrants were served on Deonta Lamont Gray, 23 of Warsaw for 2 counts of grand larceny, actively participating in a street gang committing a criminal offense for gang benefits, and breaking & entering with intent to commit a felony. Gray was arrested on a misdemeanor charge for destruction of property valued at less than $1,000.   A 23-year-old

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  • Northern Neck Electric seeking to expand, relocate facilities within Warsaw

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 9:28 am

    Northern Neck Electric Cooperative’s plans for relocating and expanding their facilities to the outskirts of Warsaw could start to take physical form as early as late spring of 2015. Warsaw Planning Commission forwarded NNEC’s general development plan and final site plan to a joint public hearing with town council on January 8. NNEC plans to relocate and expand their garage and warehouse to a 40-acre parcel in between Hamilton Boluevard,

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  • Precast concrete bathrooms arrive in Warsaw Town Park

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 9:26 am

    The new precast concrete bathrooms being placed in the town park.

    It was a safe landing for the brand new bathroom facility that arrived at Warsaw Town Park on Wednesday, December 3. Transported by truck and then lifted and put into place by crane, the long-awaited restrooms will be accessible to the public inside the park during daytime hours. The facility contains two restrooms: one for men and one for women. The men’s room has a toilet and urinal and the

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  • Local woman pleads guilty to 12 counts of forgery, uttering and embezzling funds from Tanglewood Farms in Warsaw

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 9:16 am

    Tammy Douglas, who was a 30-year employee of Tanglewood Farms, pled guilty on Monday to 12 charges of embezzlement, forgery and uttering against Tanglewood Farms in the Richmond County court on Dec. 8, 2014. Investigator Steve Smith from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office conducted the investigation that revealed Douglas had embezzled, forged and uttered checks against Tanglewood Farms from January 2007 to February 2014 for a total of $599,420.27. Douglas

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  • New bathrooms delivered to Warsaw Town Park

    Posted on December 3, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    The new precast concrete bathrooms being placed in the town park.

    The new 64,000-pound precast concrete bathroom facility was placed inside Warsaw Town Park today. The new bathrooms will be accessible during the day; they possess an automatic timer that will be set so that the bathrooms close at dark

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