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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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  • Right turn signal eliminated at traffic light on Route 360/Hardee’s intersection in Warsaw

    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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Business News

Northern Neck Resource Fair at Rappahannock Community College in Warsaw

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 11:51 pm

A Northern Neck Resource Fair will be held in Warsaw at Rappahannock Community College, Warsaw Campus on Wednesday, March 4th, from 10AM-3PM.  The goal of the Resource Fair is to bring together small businesses, entrepreneurs, and job-seekers with organizations and agencies that can provide information, and assistance.   The Resource Fair is free, and open to the public. The Resource Fair is organized by the Northern Neck Planning District Commission, the

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  • ‘Financial Forecasting’ workshop in Heathsville

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 11:40 pm

    The University of Mary Washington Small Business Development Center will be offering a workshop on January 27th from 6-8pm at the Northern Neck Small Business Incubator in Heathsville - Financial Forecasting The objective of this workshop is to learn how to forecast financial results in a small business. Learn to efficiently and accurately produce a view of future financial results.  A six step process will be discussed along with a review of the forms, formats

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  • New eatery in Tappahannock

    Posted on December 3, 2014 at 11:39 am

    The staff of newly opened Pubelo Azteca in Tappahannock.

    A fiesta of flavors has arrived at 330 Prince Street in Tappahannock. Pueblo Azteca has moved into the former Ferebee’s restaurant building and filled it with the sights, sounds and aromas of both traditional and new Mexican cuisine.  Nearly 100 choices of fajitas, quesadillas, burritos, tamales, enchiladas, chimichangas, tacos, nachos and chili rellenos are available.  A smattering of American as well as a kid’s menu are included. The dessert menu

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Technology

Editorial

Brenna Jones

Texting: ‘It Can Wait’

Posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:43 pm

  Editor’s Note: Every day teenagers die on the roadways of this country because they are distracted by texting. Those grisly statistics can change, and a Hermann, MO student is doing her part to see they do. St. George eighth grade student Brenna Jones is the Missouri Middle School Division winner of the “It Can Wait” campaign aimed at discouraging texting while driving. The contest was sponsored in part by

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  • Attorney General renders opinion on family members serving on Richmond County boards

    Posted on June 30, 2014 at 5:35 pm

    The following is Attorney General Mark Herring’s legal interpretation of state code section regarding the service of a board of supervisor’s relatives on county boards to Senator McDougle. The opinion, dated June 26, 2014, addresses an inquiry into whether or not appointed Richmond County School Board Member Brenda Pemberton could continue to serve out her term with her husband Bobby Pemberton having been recently elected to the Richmond County Board

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  • Letters to the editor: Week of Feb. 19

    Posted on February 19, 2014 at 11:49 am

    The end of an era Dear Citizens, Colleagues and Community Partners, As my work as Director of Social Services for Richmond County comes to an end, I would like to thank you for your encouragement, support, counsel and friendship over the last  seven and a half years. I consider the opportunity to have served the citizens of Richmond County an honor and a privilege. During the past seven and a

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