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Agricultural diplomacy comes to the Northern Neck

by Jackie Nunnery MONTROSS—On February 19, an international group of agricultural business leaders from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s SABIT Program toured Virginia farms including...

School board discusses draft budget totaling $20.4 million

  by Jackie Nunnery Bring a shovel The groundbreaking for the new Lancaster High School will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 29. The school site...

Presidential dual-party primary slated Tuesday

RICHMOND—Virginia’s statewide presidential dual-party primary will conclude at the polls on Tuesday, March 5. Polls will be open from 6 a.m.-7 p.m. For the dual-party...

Northumberland to pursue forensic audit

by Jackie Nunnery HEATHVILLE—Following a closed meeting discussion, the Northumberland board of supervisors on Tuesday, February 20, entered into an agreement with accounting firm UHY...

Kilmarnock council appoints Cooper to fill unexpired term

by AnnGardner Eubank KILMARNOCK—The Kilmarnock Town Council on Monday, February 26, appointed Alice Cooper to to fill Kylie Abbott’s unexpired term ending December 31, 2024. Abbott...

Northern Neck National Heritage Area planning meetings scheduled

WARSAW—The public is invited to participate and provide input as planning for the future of the Northern Neck National Heritage Area begins. Public input sessions...

Lancaster beats Middlesex for Region 1A championship

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi Lancaster claimed a second straight Region 1A championship over Middlesex last Saturday, earning the Red Devils a home berth in this week’s...

Polar Bear Plunge raises $45,957 towards Camp Kekoka scholarships

APYC/YMCA Camp Kekoka enjoyed it’s largest ever Polar Bear Plunge January 27. There were 51 hardy individuals who braved the frigid water of Indian...

Red Devils take district championship, begin regional playoffs with a victory

    by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi Lancaster’s battle to get back to the Class 1 state boys basketball championship began this week with the start of the Region1A ...

Henderson named Northern Neck District most valuable basketball player for 2023-24; Pinn is chosen coach of the year

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi Northern Neck District leading scorer Troy Henderson was honored last week as the district most valuable player and led the Lancaster High...

Norris Bridge maintenance project to begin February 26

WHITE STONE—The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will begin a week of routine bridge maintenance activities on the Robert O. Norris Jr. Memorial Bridge...

Groundbreaking ceremony slated for new school

Supplies and heavy equipment recently appeared as earth-moving preparations began at the new junior/senior high school site along Irvington Road near Dream Fields and...

Baylor found guilty of animal cruelty

by Jackie Nunnery LANCASTER—Following two days of courtroom drama in two separate Lancaster County Circuit Court cases, Janice Baylor, on Thursday, February 1, pleaded no...

Churches receive justice after string of break-ins

by Jackie Nunnery LANCASTER—In a plea deal crafted by Commonwealth’s Attorneys of both Lancaster and Northumberland counties by partnering with 12 area churches, Deondre Ta-von...

Bill to prohibit interference with commercial fishing vessels clears House subcommittee, 8-0

RICHMOND—The Virginia House of Delegates committee for courts of justice criminal subcommittee on Friday, February 2, favorably reported House Bill 928, legislation to protect...

White Stone pursues stormwater problem, makeover continues

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi  WHITE STONE—The White Stone Town Council is taking steps to remedy a stormwater problem thanks to a recently awarded planning grant.  In December,...

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