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Maria Sanchez with sweet breads from her newly opened “Mi Mexico.”

A taste of Mexico in Village

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 11:15 am

There’s a new store in town, or rather, a new store in Village. “I have always wanted to have a little grocery store, and I remember that building beside Mr. King’s place,” said owner Maria Sanchez.  “I thought it would be a good place to have my store.” Sanchez, a native of Mexico City, started coming to the Northern Neck when she was 18 years old, to work at local

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  • Riverside Tappahannock Hospital prepares for potential Ebola threats

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    PPE class 4

    Riverside Tappahannock Hospital conducted training recently to prepare for any potential Ebola threats in the community.   “Just as we rehearse during our mass casualty drills, practicing for unexpected or unusual situations, we regularly evaluate and update protocols as community health situations or threats arise,” said John Peterman, Vice President and Administrator for Riverside Tappahannock. “We have been paying attention to what has been happening in the rest of the

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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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  • Reedville couple acquires Chitterchats Ice Cream Parlor

    Posted on October 3, 2014 at 10:31 am

    Jeff and Jennifer Bramblet moved to Reedville last year for a job and have grown to love the small, rural community by the Chesapeake Bay. But they wanted to get to know their neighbors better, so they decided to make their town a little sweeter by purchasing Chitterchats Ice Cream Parlor. “We love the area and the way of life, and wanted a way to get more involved,” Jennifer said

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  • Getting well with help from Girl Scouts

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 1:42 pm

    The Junior Girl Scout Troop 813 of Tappahannock delivering the Get-Well baskets to Riverside.

    Girl Scout troops have been around since 1912, when Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low first held a meeting with 18 girls from Savannah, Georgia.  She wanted girls to have the opportunity to develop mentally, physically, and spiritually by participating in community services under the guidance of trained and supportive adults. Today, Girl Scouts of the USA have over 3.2 million members and another 59 million are Girl Scout alumnae. Junior Girl

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  • Beloved local businessman loses fight with cancer: Bryan Chandler of Chandler Chevrolet fame remembered

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    Bryan Chandler

    September 23, 2014 was a sad day for many in the local area as Tappahannock and Northern Neck citizens received word of the passing of Bryan Chandler. Chandler, a longtime businessman in the Northern Neck and Essex County, founded the auto dealership Chandler Chevrolet, located just outside of Tappahannock on Route 360, in 1990 after selling his car lot in Montross to Northern Neck Chevrolet. Janine Robertson of Montross bought

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    "CONGRATULATIONS! You found me!"

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