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The Warsaw Ruritans tour the new wing of the high school from the exterior (from top picture) to the brand new auditorium inside.

New Rappahannock High School addition in Richmond County is coming together

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 2:31 pm

Classrooms that are 700 square feet in size. An auditorium that seats 600. A brand new gym. Welcome to the 90,000 square foot addition to Rappahannock High School. Dr. Greg Smith, Superintendent of Richmond County Public Schools (RCPS) gave a sneak peek tour of the nearly finished addition to the Richmond County Ruritans on Tuesday, January 20. “I believe the building will be ready within the next two months,” Smith

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    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 12:35 pm

    The following is from the Warsaw Police Department: Recently there was work performed on the traffic light at U.S. Route 360 & Hardee’s by VDOT (Virginia Department of Transportation).  One noticeable change occurred: the elimination of a right turn signal for travelers on Route 360 West.  Motorists are reminded that they must obey the traffic signal over the two through lanes while in the right turn lane attempting to enter

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  • Congressman Rob Wittman to guest host The John Fredericks Morning Radio Show

    Posted on January 22, 2015 at 4:39 pm

    It’s The Rob Wittman Show. Round three. Congressman Rob Wittman (R-VA) will guest host The John Fredericks Morning Radio Show for the third time on Friday, January 23, 2015 from 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.Wittman last commanded the microphone as a guest host for Fredericks in April 2014.The John Fredericks Morning Show is heard on WHKT AM 1650 in Hampton Roads and WNTW AM “The Answer” in Richmond and throughout Central Virginia. The

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  • Man sentenced to 17 years in Weems home invasion

    Posted on January 22, 2015 at 12:13 am

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  • Northern Neck’s Virginia delegate addresses governor’s address, seeks governor’s help on behalf of state’s watermen

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 9:50 am

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  • Richmond County Sheriff Douglas Bryant to retire June 2015

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 11:36 am

    Richmond County Sheriff Douglas “Dougie” Bryant, a man who has been in law enforcement for 38 years including 12 as sheriff, announced his retirement to the Richmond County Board of Supervisors on Thursday, January 8. “I just want to see what else life has to offer,” Bryant said. “I’ve got two real nice grandchildren. I spend a lot of time with them and go to sporting events and different things

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  • Arrests made in Warsaw Food Lion shoplifting incidents

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 11:34 am

    Two men were arrested for crimes related to incidents of shoplifting that reportedly occurred in Warsaw. The Warsaw Police Department on Monday released a written statement saying that the Warsaw Food Lion had contacted them in reference to a past shoplifting that occurred on January 4, 2015.  Two unidentified males took several packages out of the meat display. On January 11, Food Lion contacted law enforcement in reference to those

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  • Former Richmond County employee pleads guilty to embezzlement charges

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 11:32 am

    A former Richmond County finance officer on Thursday, January 8 pleaded guilty to multiple counts of embezzling funds from the county. Jennifer Clark, 55, was charged in August 2014 with seven counts of embezzlement and one count of obtaining money under false pretenses. The time of the offenses with which she was charged had spanned from March 2013 to April 2014.  The offenses were reported to have occurred over a

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  • King George swimmer Samantha Tubbs makes U.S. Paralympic Emerging Team

    Posted on January 9, 2015 at 9:30 am

    Samantha Tubbs (center) surrounded by her family: mom and dad Teresa and Ray (sitting with her) and brother and sister Joshua and Rachel.

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