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Sharps man apprehended in Warsaw, charged with malicious wounding for Latane’s Mill Road incident in Essex County

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 1:37 pm

Authorities from Richmond and Essex counties apprehended a Sharps man in front of McDonald’s in Warsaw for an incident that occurred on Latane’s Mill Road in Essex County. On Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 11:48 a.m., the Essex County Sheriff’s Office received a call for an assault with a machete. Deputies and EMS were dispatched to Latane’s Mill Road where they found a 38-year-old female with a severe laceration above her

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Virginia Department of Corrections to Closely Monitor Sex Offenders on Halloween Night

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 3:49 pm

RICHMOND – Virginia Department of Corrections Director Harold Clarke has announced this year’s plans to monitor sex offenders under probation and parole supervision throughout the Commonwealth on Halloween night. Through Operation Porch Lights Out, offenders are either required to remain at home with their lights out and not answer the door for trick-or-treaters or they are required to attend a meeting at a secure location during the evening hours when

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  • Warsaw native Joseph Gaines passes away

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 11:00 am

    The Northern Neck News regrets to inform the community that Joseph Gaines, a beloved pillar of Warsaw and Richmond County, has passed away this morning. We express our sincere condolences to the Gaines family and his many friends in the Northern Neck and beyond.

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  • Northern Neck Regional Jail inmate injured in group altercation

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    The following is from Northern Neck Regional Jail: On Monday, October 20, 2014, Inmate David Peebles, of the District of Columbia was airlifted to the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) as a result from injuries he received in an altercation at the Northern Neck Regional Jail. Inmate Pebbles, a federal inmate housed at the Jail, was involved in a group altercation with other inmates in his housing unit at approximately

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Sports

Results from Cross Country Conference 43 Championship Race at Washington & Lee High School-Developmental Race

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 11:08 am

Essex-E Lancaster-L Northumberland-N Rappahannock-Rapp Richmond County- Rich Washington & Lee- W 1B Rich Rett Hillman 19:39 37G Rapp Kathryn Fisher 38:42 2G W Jennifer Broglin 20:15 38 3B L Will Parker 20:30 39 4B W Kevin Hood 20:34 40 5B Rapp Sam Barnes 20:48 41 6B W Lucas Wyszynski 20:50 42 7B W Will Filkoski 20:56 43 8B W Nil Patel 21:08 44 9B L Kevin Craosdale 21:34 45 10B

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Lifestyles

Anna Snedden reacting as she is announced the Homecoming Queen with her brother Andrew happily looking on.

‘Unbelievable courage:’ Anna Snedden’s battle with Leukemia from childhood through high school

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 10:13 am

  Anna Snedden was a typical 10 year old girl who loved to draw and paint, loved school and enjoyed playing with her younger brother, Andrew. Right before Thanksgiving in 2007,  she complained to her mother that her hip hurt. After a few days, the pain was still present.  Concerned for her daughter’s well-being, Debbie Snedden, took her to see her pediatrician. At first, her doctor thought it could be

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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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  • Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Tony Booth

    The Chantilly Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution invites the public and  veterans to this special occasion on Saturday, October 18 at 1:30 p.m. at the American Legion Building in Montross. Refreshments will be served. Guest speaker will be Mr. Tony Booth, President of Millenium Marketing in Richmond, and also a radio broadcaster on station 107.3. Mr. Booth has spoken over the years on his military position as

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Trick of Treating in Kilmarnock, October 31

Posted on October 23, 2014 at 9:00 am

From the Town of Kilmarnock: The Town of Kilmarnock will conduct town wide “Trick or Treating” on Friday, October 31st, 2014 only. Per the Town’s ordinances, only children twelve (12) years of age and under are permitted to engage in trick or treating activities. However, this does not prohibit any parent or guardian from accompanying their children. All trick or treating activities are to be concluded by 9:00 p.m. Additionally,

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  • St. Margaret’s School for the Rappahannock River Run/Walk 5k in Tappahannock

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Richmond County YMCA is this year’s non-profit partner Tappahannock (September 11, 2014) – The 16th Annual Rappahannock River Run/Walk, on Saturday, October 18,  offers runners and walkers a scenic 5k (3.1 mile) course through Historic Downtown Tappahannock. All of the Middle Peninsula/Northern Neck community is invited to St. Margaret’s campus for this dog-, stroller-, and kid-friendly event. The St. Margaret’s Alumnae Association is happy to announce that The Richmond County YMCA will

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  • River Clean-up at Jones Creek Landing in Richmond County

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    NNSWCD River Clean-up Sunday • October 19 • 1:00 – 3:00 pm Northern Neck Soil & Water Conservation District (NNSWCD), in partnership with Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR), is coordinating a fall waterways cleanup event at Jones Creek Landing in Richmond County. This annual event is part of the annual Virginia Waterways Cleanup organized by Clean Virginia Waterways (CVW) of Longwood University and the International Coastal Cleanup, the world’s largest

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