- Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 12:14
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Northern Neck Electric Coop-erative (NNEC) has entered into an option to purchase 40 acres of land in Warsaw situated between Hamilton Boulevard and the Route 3 Bypass. The option is contingent upon the land being rezoned to accommodate NNEC’s facilities and upon the conclusions of the engineering assessment and environmental impact studies for the site’s feasibility.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 13:13
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Montross Market Days, held the first Saturday of every month from May through September, are back after a 20-year intermission. Discontinued in the 1990s, the Greater Montross Partnership for Revitalization has revived the popular spring and summer event.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 May 2013 10:10
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It’s spring and it’s time for Westmoreland County’s bountiful harvest of fruits, vegetables and herbs to begin appearing. And there is no better place to see and taste that bounty than at Sisson’s Produce Stand in Montross which has recently opened for the season.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 May 2013 10:03
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The Town of Montross may begin using the $500,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) awarded to it from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (VDHCD) for revitalization efforts, as soon as the Grant Agreement is signed.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 April 2013 16:16
- Published on Wednesday, 17 April 2013 12:10
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Washington & Lee High School Athletic Director Malcolm Lewis has been inducted into the Northern Neck Sports Wall of Fame. Lewis, a popular former varsity football coach at W&L, was inducted at a weekend ceremony at Dreamfields in Kilmarnock.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 April 2013 11:53
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Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office arrested 36-year old Edwin L. Pope of 155 Lea Road in Placid Bay, on receiving information from King George Sheriff’s Office that Pope may be reproducing child pornography.
The arrest took place on Friday, April 12. Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office, executing a search warrant, took Pope into custody at his home without incident. Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office assisted in recovering electronic devices and equipment, to include computers and cell phones during the search. Gloucester also assisted in recovering data from the devices recovered.
Pope has been charged with ten counts of reproduction of child pornography. He will be held without bond at the Northern Neck Regional Jail until his first court appearance on Tuesday, April 16, in Westmoreland General District Court.
The investigation is ongoing and further charges may be pending according to Sheriff C.O. Balderson.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 April 2013 18:25
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Haley Balderson dreams of being a physical therapist. Her twin brother, Carrington, would like to be a major league pitcher some day. In the meantime, while waiting for their futures to develop, the ball playing Baldersons are high school sports and academic stars at Washington & Lee High School. And, if the present is an indication of the future, the days ahead for the Balderson twins are bright indeed.