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Barbara Gray Resigns As Waverly Mayor; Miriam Edwards Appointed to Position

Michael Campbell September 2, 2015

TOWN OF WAVERLY, VIRGINIA – Waverly Town Council, last week, formally accepted the resignation of Barbara Gray as mayor. Additionally, council voted Miriam Edwards in as mayor to fill the term that Gray had

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Mechanicsville Man Killed in Sussex County Crash Monday Tuesday Afternoon

Michael Campbell September 2, 2015

SUSSEX COUNTY, VIRGINIA – A Mechanicsville man was killed and other woman seriously hurt after a two-car crash on Route 640 in Sussex County Tuesday afternoon. According to Sgt. Michelle Anaya of Virginia State

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VMI Student Who Fled During Transport to Mental Evaluation Captured By Law Enforcement Monday

Michael Campbell September 1, 2015

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, VIRGINIA – A Dinwiddie community was on alert as several branches of law enforcement descended on the area searching for a young man who fled from authorities as he was being transported

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Details of Surry County Commonwealth’s Attorney Poindexter’s DWI Sentence Revealed

Michael Campbell August 28, 2015

SURRY COUNTY, VA – After three continuances following Surry County Commonwealth’s Attorney Gerald Poindexter’s arrest for allegedly driving while intoxicated and operating a vehicle without a license in November of 2014, Poindexter was convicted

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Back-To-School 2015: Walmart Employees Give Back to Community Through Volunteer Work at PG High School

Michael Campbell August 27, 2015

PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA – They say charity begins at home and, for a group of around 50 men and women from the Walmart Distribution Center in Sutherland, that expression to put into action

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Former TV Reporter Who Killed Two Journalists, Injured Third Person Dies from Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Michael Campbell August 27, 2015

FRANKLIN COUNTY, VIRGINIA – The former television reporter that showed up to a Roanoke news crew’s live shot and opened fire, killing two journalists and wounding a third person, has died in a Northern

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Suspect Wanted for Molestation of Child in Florida Captured in Sussex

Michael Campbell August 25, 2015

SUSSEX COUNTY – A man wanted in connection with the alleged molestation of a child in Florida was found and apprehended in Stony Creek last Thursday. According to Sussex County Sheriff’s Office detective Derrick

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Virginia Diner’s Role in ‘Great American Road Trip’ Noted by Marker

Michael Campbell August 21, 2015

TOWN OF WAKEFIELD, VIRGINIA – “I don’t know if there is any more iconic venue than where we stand today, in front of the Virginia Diner,” said Horace “Chip” Edward Mann, on Wednesday morning. “I

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Search for Shooter That Wounded Two Men At Sussex County Nightclub Continues

Michael Campbell August 11, 2015

SUSSEX COUNTY, VIRGINIA – Over a week after two men were rushed to VCU Medical Center with gunshot wounds after an altercation outside a Jarratt nightclub, the search for the shooter who put them

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Back-to-School 2015: Students Make Across-the-Board Gains on SOLs

Michael Campbell August 11, 2015

News Release Provided By Virginia Department of Education RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Superintendent of Public Instruction Steven R. Staples says student achievement in 2014-2015 on Standards of Learning (SOL) tests in English, mathematics, history and

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Surry Co. News

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Details of Surry County Commonwealth’s Attorney Poindexter’s DWI Sentence Revealed

August 28, 2015, Comments Off on Details of Surry County Commonwealth’s Attorney Poindexter’s DWI Sentence Revealed
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Surry Commonwealth Attorney Poindexter Steps Aside From Job For Health Reasons

July 9, 2015, Comments Off on Surry Commonwealth Attorney Poindexter Steps Aside From Job For Health Reasons
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Route 460 Contractor to Repay Millions in Taxpayer Dollars to State After Failed Project

July 2, 2015, Comments Off on Route 460 Contractor to Repay Millions in Taxpayer Dollars to State After Failed Project
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Tuesday Holds Near-Record Heat & Risk of Severe Storms in Forecast

June 23, 2015, Comments Off on Tuesday Holds Near-Record Heat & Risk of Severe Storms in Forecast