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

Getting well with help from Girl Scouts

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 1:42 pm

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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  • Operation InAsMuch kickoff approaches

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 11:24 am

    Volunteers assist with various projects at several locations throughout the region via Operation InAsMuch.

    Back in 1995, the members of a Baptist Church in Fayetteville, NC decided that talk was fine, but actions spoke louder than words.  The Snyder Memorial Baptist Church started with the objective of taking one day a year in which volunteers would take on as many community service projects as possible. Their community had people in need of help for a variety of reasons.  The congregation shared their time and

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  • The Warsaw-Richmond County Triad and its goal and purpose

    Posted on September 22, 2014 at 9:08 am

    The Warsaw-Richmond County Triad, officially signed in by the Attorney General in 2012, is a partnership between the local Law Enforcement and the community’s seniors and senior service providers who agree to work together. The state triad is coordinated through the Attorney General’s Office. The goal of the triad is to educate and inform seniors of potential scams and crimes in order to help prevent seniors from becoming victims. We

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  • Essex Inn gains new innkeepers

    Posted on September 11, 2014 at 8:00 am

    September, 3, 2014-The Bed and Breakfast Association of Virginia welcomes Jeremy Gassen and Ric Jefferson as the new innkeepers of Essex Inn. This perfect pairing stems from Jeremy’s nearly ten years working in the hospitality industry for an international hotel chain and Ric’s extensive culinary skills. “We come from the world of 300-room hotels with astounding amenities, but virtually no guest interaction.  We checked in hundreds of people every day

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  • Northumberland Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney announces intentions to run for Richmond County Commonwealth’s Attorney

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:10 am

    Libby Trible

    Libby Trible is now a resident of Richmond County, and she has announced her intentions to run for Richmond County Commonwealth’s Attorney. Trible said in a media release that she had been encouraged over the past couple of years by Wayne Emery, who will be retiring from his post as the current CA of Richmond County at the end of 2015, as well as Richmond County Sheriff Douglas Bryant and

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  • Gourmet meets burger at Northern Neck Burger Company in Kilmarnock

    Posted on September 3, 2014 at 11:17 am

    A staff member puts together one of Northern Neck Burger Company’s signature burgers.

    Jay Wolfson received an epiphany while enjoying a cold beer and a wood grill-cooked hamburger on the dock at his family’s boat house in Kilmarnock. The Otis Redding hit song, “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay,” was playing on the radio. It was at that moment that Wolfson realized he had something that he needed to share. It was said to be the birth of the Northern Neck Burger

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  • Piano Dedication

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 12:07 pm

    After the sudden death of Ann Bowen in May, wife of Pastor Don Bowen of the Cobham Park  Baptist Church of Warsaw, a memorial fund was established.  At the time, no one knew what to expect by way of response. When gifts from church members, friends in the community, along with friends far and wide, exceeded $10,000, the family asked that the funds be used for the purchase of a

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