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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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  • Her fight against dysautonomia: Erin Robertson’s seven-year struggle with rare disease

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 11:08 am

    Erin Robertson

    In June of 2008 a healthy, athletic, high school freshman girl on the honor roll got sick. The sickness was not serious. The rare antibodies that the illness produced were. The antibodies stuck around after they should have. They killed off the mild illness but then attacked part of her nervous system. This has resulted in a young girl battling Dysautonomia for the last seven years. The young woman is

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  • Lowes truck runs sedan off of road

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 11:08 am

    A Lowes truck sideswiped a white sedan at roughly 10 a.m. on Tuesday 11/24/14. Police Chief Chris Spare said the Lowes truck was in the left lane of State Route 360 travelling west while the white sedan was in the right lane. The Lowes truck attempted to change lanes and hit the white sedan running it off the road. The driver of the truck has been charged with unsafe lane

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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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Editorial

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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  • Letters to the Editor: Week of Feb. 5, 2014

    Posted on February 5, 2014 at 9:17 am

    Good works come from Christmas Mother Program The Christmas Mother Committee is pleased to report that 297 children were served through the supplemental program to help families with Christmas gifts. Through the support of 26 churches, 14 businesses and organizations and 22 individuals, those children experienced a more complete Christmas time through the efforts of many caring people in our community. We thank those donors, and particularly Beale Memorial Baptist

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