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U.S. Conference of Mayors Unveils Community Policing Recommendations

Michael Campbell January 30, 2015 Comments Off

WASHINGTON — The nation’s mayors are playing close attention today to the proceedings of the Second Listening Session of President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing in Cincinnati. Under the leadership of U.S. Conference

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Chick-fil-A Giving Away Free Coffee for the Month of February

Michael Campbell January 30, 2015 Comments Off

ATLANTA – Regardless of Punxsutawney Phil’s forecast about the duration of winter, customers can wake up Monday morning to free coffee at Chick-fil-A. For the entire month of February, Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide will give customers free

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General Assembly 2015: Delegate Tyler Supports Several Bills During Session

Michael Campbell January 30, 2015 Comments Off

RICHMOND – Delegate Roslyn Tyler has introduced the following bills and budget amendments for the 2015 General Assembly session. • HB-1284 Charter; Town of Branchville. Moves the date of election of the mayor and

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Virginia State Police Reminds Drivers That Hit-And-Runs Carry Serious Consequences

Michael Campbell January 29, 2015 Comments Off

The following release is from the Virginia State Police RICHMOND – In the past two months, five pedestrians and one bicyclist have been struck and killed in eight hit-and-run traffic crashes across the Commonwealth.

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Only One in Six Americans Spent More Than Expected During Holidays

Michael Campbell January 28, 2015 Comments Off

VIRGINIA — Only 1-in-6 Americans spent more than expected this holiday season, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report.  This is consistent with readings in previous years. Millennials (Americans ages 18-29) were twice

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4 Simple Steps to Stop a Cyber Thief As Today Marks Data Privacy Day

Michael Campbell January 28, 2015 Comments Off

WASHINGTON — In recognition of Data Privacy Day on Jan. 28, the American Bankers Association is urging bank customers to take an active role in protecting their privacy. Banks use a combination of safeguards to

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Surry School Division Finds Alternative Use for $250,000 of Unspent Funds

Michael Campbell January 28, 2015 Comments Off

SURRY –  Through savings, or reductions in spending, the Surry County Public School division has about $250,000 in unspent funds for the current school year, and they’ve identified several areas the division would like

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Surry County Launches Official Social Media Pages

Michael Campbell January 27, 2015 Comments Off

Surry County staff, under the leadership of County Administrator, Tyrone W. Franklin, will be taking the concept of “community dialog” to another level in 2015 by adding a quarterly Community Newsletter and the use

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Richmond-Petersburg Make Top 10 Worst Cities for Bed Bugs

Michael Campbell January 26, 2015 Comments Off

VIRGINIA – It’s a distinction that no community wants but, according to a new report from pest control company Orkin, Richmond & Petersburg rank among the top 10 cities with having bed bug problems.

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Funeral Arraignments Announced for Petersburg Vice-Mayor Carl Ross

Michael Campbell January 26, 2015 Comments Off

PETERSBURG – Funeral arrangements have been announced for Petersburg Vice-Mayor Carl Ross, who passed away suddenly last week. A public viewing will be held from 12-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Old Towne Station in

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