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Car and garden clubs strut their stuff

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 7:30 am

Farmers markets are always fun but Heathville’s market Saturday had extra attractions that made it special.  Whether your preference is for gears and oil or petals and mulch, there was something for everyone at the tavern on Saturday. In addition to dozens of vendors selling everything from goat cheese to belts, the Antique Auto Club of the Northern Neck and the Northern Neck Corvette Club had almost two dozen gleaming

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  • Have some fun for a cause

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 11:05 am

    Marvin Johnson (L) and Christopher Stone at the Relay for Life at Northumberland High School.

    39.6% of people will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives, according to the National Cancer Institute.  That’s almost four in every ten people.  Either directly or through friends and family, cancer affects nearly everyone in America. The Relay for Life of Lancaster, like Relay for Life events across the world, is working to change that by raising awareness of cancer, and raising funds that go towards

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  • School board meeting

    Posted on May 14, 2015 at 9:37 am

    The Northumberland County School Board has called a Special Board Meeting for Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at 10 a.m., to discuss the 2015-2016 budget.  The Board will then convene into a closed session pursuant to Section 2.2-3711(A) of the Code of Virginia to discuss personnel matters pertaining to specific personnel assignments provided by Section 2.2-3711(A)(1); specific student discipline matters provided by Section 2.2-3711(1)(2); and, specific legal matters provided by Section

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  • Get ‘Somers’ Started

    Posted on May 13, 2015 at 1:57 pm

    Calico Jenny to perform at Get “Somers” Started, a food and spirits tasting event, to benefit the skipjack Claud W. Somers at the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum. Calico Jenny adds a little spice to the salty side of sea music, adding the ladies’ point of view and setting the record straight on myths of all kinds. Spinning tales of the Chesapeake and of the Claud Somers, they also dip into a

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  • Joined together in prayer

    Posted on May 13, 2015 at 9:33 am

    The lawn of the old courthouse in Heathsville became an outdoor chapel last Thursday as people of a variety of ages, races and religious denomination gathered to celebrate the National Day of Prayer. ‘It was a great day, and it’s good for Christians to come together and pray.  I think that every day should be a National Day of Prayer,’ said Rev. Willard Felton, of Shiloh Baptist Church, who led

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  • May rose festival

    Posted on May 6, 2015 at 9:54 am

    The Northern Neck Rose Society will host a Rose Festival from 9 -1 a.m. at the May 16th Farmer’s Market in Heathsville. This is a great opportunity to learn how to produce beautiful blooms on your roses. Tips will be given on rose identification, soil amendments, tools needed, companion plants, etc. Charlotte Hundley, award-winning American Rose Society judge, will share from her experience and lead a discussion at 11am. Please

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  • Opening day at the Farm Museum

    Posted on May 6, 2015 at 9:24 am

    Dale Clarke, owner of the sawmill at the Farm Museum, gives a demonstration.

    Unique to the Northern Neck, the doors to the Farm Museum were opened wide on May 2 to welcome the public for another season of honoring the rich agricultural tradition of the region.  Exhibits ranging from a dog-powered pulley machine to hand-powered washing machines were on display.  Members of the Board of Directors and volunteers for the museum were available for interested parties who desired more information about the many

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