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Team members were Megan Baughan, Meredith Slaw, Hailee Green, Courtney Berhalter, Megan Elbourn, Lexi Hanks, MiKayla Rapp, Lexi Taylor, Maeve Collins, Mary Alyce Bronner, Jenna Whelan, Karli Taylor, Sarina Darby coaches Mike Slaw, Steve Elbourn and Lisa Whelan.

Richmond County Little League Senior Girls win Virginia State Championship, earn national-level trip to Florida

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 11:54 am

The Richmond County Little League senior girls went undefeated in the Virginia State tournament to capture the State title. In Sunday’s finale versus Clarke County, they took the lead early 1-0. Their opponent scored in the fourth inning to tie the game, and had a runner on first and third. They didn’t allow any other runners to cross the plate. Their offense picked back up in the fifth inning to

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BoardDocs seeks to offer public a faster route to Essex County information

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 12:06 pm

It’s a quick and easy tool that has changed how information is packaged and received in Essex County. If any citizen, be it someone who lives in the county or elsewhere, wishes to see the upcoming agenda for a county meeting, he or she can find it on the county’s BoardDocs. If people want information and times on special meetings or budget worksessions, they can go to BoardDocs. Curious about

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Sports

Team members were Megan Baughan, Meredith Slaw, Hailee Green, Courtney Berhalter, Megan Elbourn, Lexi Hanks, MiKayla Rapp, Lexi Taylor, Maeve Collins, Mary Alyce Bronner, Jenna Whelan, Karli Taylor, Sarina Darby coaches Mike Slaw, Steve Elbourn and Lisa Whelan.

Richmond County Little League Senior Girls win Virginia State Championship, earn national-level trip to Florida

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 11:54 am

The Richmond County Little League senior girls went undefeated in the Virginia State tournament to capture the State title. In Sunday’s finale versus Clarke County, they took the lead early 1-0. Their opponent scored in the fourth inning to tie the game, and had a runner on first and third. They didn’t allow any other runners to cross the plate. Their offense picked back up in the fifth inning to

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  • Richmond County Little League girls win three straight

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 1:47 pm

    Majors Girls

    The Richmond County major girl’s softball team journeyed to McLean, VA for the States tournament. They were scheduled to play three games that started on Friday; if they ended the weekend with one of the better team records they would continue to the semis on Monday and the finals on Tuesday. They won all three games against Elkton, Honaker, and Warwick. The team has only allowed seven runs while scoring

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  • Northern Neck Rivermen off to strong start

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 1:38 pm

    The 2014 Northern Neck Rivermen

    The Northern Neck Rivermen opened their semi-pro football schedule on Saturday, July 12 versus the Arbutus Big Red. The Rivermen play their home games at King George High School field; their games benefit the high school football team. Kicker Barrett Hollingsworth put his Rivermen on the scoreboard first with a 24yd field. The offense got their running and passing game clicking and moved the ball down the field, and Adeola

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Lifestyles

Victor Di Sylvester with Joe Gaines.

Longtime friends reunite, recollect the ‘golden days’ of Wildwood

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 12:20 pm

A longtime friend of Richmond County resident and Warsaw native Joseph Gaines paid him a special visit this past week. It was Victor Di Sylvester, the former Mayor of Wildwood, New Jersey and the very same man to whom Gaines had spoken and longed for his beloved city of 40 years. Gaines was able to return this year to Wildwood where he reunited with family and friends. Commissioner Pete Byron

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  • Missing woman described as private, soft-spoken, gentle

    Posted on July 13, 2014 at 10:00 pm

    A recent picture of Claudine Jaquier Gifford taking a few weeks ago. It was not taken the day that she disappeared.

    People move to the Northern Neck for many reasons. Claudine Jaquier Gifford moved from Orlando, Florida to escape her 17-year marriage. She arrived at a close friend’s home in Burgess last June, in a beat up van, with a pile of clothes and her dog. Gifford, who is turning 44 this month, is a tiny woman at just 112 pounds and 5-foot 4. She has a quiet demeanor and, friends

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  • Warsaw chiropractor and Northumberland educator adjusts to his new clinic

    Posted on July 12, 2014 at 2:44 pm

    Dr. Mathieu Sisk, whose chiropractic
influence is B.J. Palmer (in frame).

    It all started with a love for the game of rugby. Inside his newly opened, spacious chiropractic center on Warsaw’s Main Street, Dr. Mathieu W. Sisk, D.C. walked into a room filled with memories of experiences, triumphs and inspirations. Lined atop a row of white cabinets in the room were two rugby game balls next to a collection of buoys from Sisk’s travels; they were adorned with the signatures of

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Entertainment

Tappahannock Farmers’ Market is here again on Saturday July 19th with a full array of vegetable, fruit, flowers, seafood, bread and baked goods, ready to go food, wine garden, crafts and a wide variety of other vendors. Come and enjoy the mid-summer festivities on Cross Street, Courthouse and Fountain Greens starting at 9 am.

Tappahannock Farmers Market July 19

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 9:07 am

Put the July 19 Tappahannock Farmers’ Market on your calendar, and you’ll experience the abundance and artistic creativity of this beautiful, riverfront community under the shade trees around the courthouse.  This month, you can find the Welcome Tent in front of the wine garden on Cross Street.  Stop by and pick up a program to locate new and returning vendors and ask how you can get involved in supporting the

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  • Art speaks on the Bay 2014

    Posted on July 17, 2014 at 8:58 am

    The Bay School Community Arts Center is proud to present Virginia artists in its second annual juried art show at the Art Speaks Gallery at the Bay School.  “Art Speaks on the Bay” will run until July 19. The show includes 84 pieces of two-dimensional and three-dimensional artists, exhibiting the works of 70 artists from across the state.  120 artists with 328 artworks entered the juried competition, presenting a diverse and

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  • Richmond County Public Library becomes ‘Treasure Island’ on July 8

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 3:25 pm

    Richmond County Public Library Presents: Children’s Theatre of Hampton Roads “Treasure Island” Tuesday, July 8, 2014 12-1 PM RCC Warsaw Campus Free event. Open to the public. For more information, please contact the library at 804-333-6710

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