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  • Train garden in Arbutus car repair shop opens for 15th year

    Train garden in Arbutus car repair shop opens for 15th year
    Their tools are sharp blades and screwdrivers, in addition to paint brushes. But the work of Charlie Richter and Mike Kraft that went officially go on display Nov. 25 in the Leeds Avenue showroom of Arbutus Auto Painting and Bodyworks could be...
  • Local Grower is State Winner in National Corn Yield Contest

    A Harford County farmer has been honored as a state winner in the 2012 National Corn Yield Contest, sponsored annually by the National Corn Growers Association. Harrison Rigdon, of Jarrettsville, placed first in the state in the A No-Till/Strip Till...
  • St. Charles OKs funding for Red Gate water tower

    St. Charles OKs funding for Red Gate water tower
    St. Charles City Council approved on Monday a nearly $3.7 million bid to construct 1.5 million-gallon water tower at the corner of Red Gate Road and Route 25. The council voted unanimously to issue a notice of intent to award the construction project to...
  • Friday's 8/15 local schedule (updated Thursday AM)

    HIGH SCHOOLS Football (scrimmages) Bruton at Essex, 6 Nansemond River vs. Grafton (at Bailey Field), 6 Potomac vs. Jamestown (at Wanner Stadium), 5 King William vs. Lafayette (at Cooley Field), 5 Poquoson and Washington & Lee at West Point, 5 Smithfield...
  • Virginia is for bicyclists — even world champions

    For the best cycling in the world, come to Richmond. That's not what you'd necessarily expect to hear about a city best known as the Civil War capital of the Confederacy, but it will be true Sept. 19-27, 2015, when the UCI Road World Championships...
  • Drug task force arrests two in West Point

    Drug task force arrests two in West Point
    WEST POINT – The Twin Rivers Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force apprehended two people wanted on drug charges Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of West Point Station. Melvin W. Billups, Jr. and Christine A. McKinney, both of Gloucester,...
  • Regional burn building coming to New Kent County, new location

    Regional burn building coming to New Kent County, new location
    NEW KENT – A regional burn building that’s coming to New Kent is slated for a different location in the county than originally proposed. The Board of Supervisors voted on June 25 to allow the New Kent Fire-Rescue Department to construct a...
  • Arts Alive hosts summer arts camp

    Arts Alive hosts summer arts camp
    WEST POINT — Arts Alive held its annual Summer Arts Camp the week of June 23-27. One hundred twenty five children participated in the week-long camp and enjoyed classes that included dance, visual arts, photography, drama and music. The campers...
  • Keegan sworn in as St. Charles police chief

    Keegan sworn in as St. Charles police chief
    James Keegan was officially sworn in as St. Charles' new police chief at Monday night's City Council meeting. Keegan took on the helm of the St. Charles Police Department late last month, following a six-month search process to replace former Chief James...
  • VDOT warns New Kent residents about traffic delays on Route 155, Ware Creek

    VDOT warns New Kent residents about traffic delays on Route 155, Ware Creek
    NEW KENT – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is warning New Kent residents about possible traffic delays on Route 155 and the Ware Creek area. Residents can expect delays: •From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., from June 23-26 on Route...
  • Yorktown author pens novella of Civil War Romance

     Yorktown author pens novella of Civil War Romance
    "Return to Shirley Plantation: A Civil War Romance," debut work of fiction by Yorktown's Carrie Fancett Pagels, is an old-fashioned love story that rises up from the muddy banks of the James River in Charles City County, Va., where Northern war boats...
  • Lack of progress ends First Street agreements

     Lack of progress ends First Street agreements
    By deciding not to give two First Street developers more time to begin construction, the St. Charles City Council on Monday paved the way for alternate developers to submit new proposals for the riverfront sites. "It's important to note the...