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Unitarian Universalist Sunday Service Announcement, December 28: ‘Unitarian Universalism as a World Faith Movement’

Posted on December 20, 2014 at 12:11 pm

On Sunday, December 28, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Rappahannock (UUFR-VA,) Bob Weekley will present: “Unitarian Universalism as a World Faith Movement.” Our little White Stone UU congregation has partnered with the Walmsey Unitarian Chapel in Bolton, England. Our brothers and sisters at Walmsey represent the worldwide linking of Unitarian and Universalist faiths. And we have more global connections that can energize our spirits. Come and learn about

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  • Talent Extravaganza showcases local performers

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 12:26 pm

    Spotlight Studio dance group performs A Tribute to Disney during the talent Extravaganza.

    A packed audience enjoyed the 2014 Talent Extravaganza presented by the Kilmarnock museum at Lancaster Middle School this September 20th.  The performances ranged from solo acts to dance troupes and even hula hoop demonstrations. The tone of the evening was set early by the Master of Ceremonies, Dick Saxer, who has hosted the Talent Extravaganza for 12 years now.  He kept the audience entertained between acts with lines like “Does

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  • Northumberland Family YMCA to kick off First Annual ‘Guns and Hoses Bowl’ September 6

    Posted on August 8, 2014 at 5:01 pm

    The day before the first NFL Sunday of 2014, local residents can get their fill of football excitement with the first-ever Guns and Hoses Bowl hosted by the Northumberland Family YMCA! The Northumberland and Richmond County sheriff’s offices will team up with Virginia State Police to square off against the Fairfields and Callao Volunteer Fire Departments in a game of flag football. The inaugural event, organized and coordinated by Northumberland

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The Fairfields’ volunteers were scraping the bottom of the stew pot after just 45 minutes.


Posted on December 19, 2014 at 10:54 am

The Fairfields Volunteer Fire Department added their own savory contribution to Reedville’s Christmas celebrations on Saturday with their third annual Stew-Through. The Stew-Through sold quarts of Fairfields’ Brunswick stew, made under the supervision of Stewmaster Randy Bush.   The booth was arranged in drive-through fashion, so customers could pick up their stew without having to get out of their vehicle. The day was a long one for the Fairfields crew, since

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  • Festival of light in Kilmarnock

    Posted on December 18, 2014 at 8:36 am

    Mundane vehicles take on a festive glow as floats in the 2014 Kilmarnock Lighted Christmas Parade.

    The annual Kilmarnock Lighted Christmas parade took place on Friday, Dec. 12.  This was the 36th year that the parade has lit up Main Street in Kilmarnock to usher in the holiday season.  The theme of the parade was “A Star Spangled Christmas.” The parade was scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. but the festivities started at 5:30.  Santa was available to meet children before the parade, and a crowd

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  • Reedville’s Christmas on Cockrell’s Creek

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 8:45 am

    Northern Neck Railroad operator Larry McMurray supervised the trains on Saturday.

    Christmas on Cockrell’s Creek had the best weather it’s offered in several years, according to Shawn Hill, of the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum.  The clear, temperate weather brought out the crowds for the festivities which spanned the weekend. “We had one of our bigger crowds of kids here to see Santa come in on the boat,” Hill said.  Santa’s Workshop in the Masonic Lodge featured handcrafted gifts for sale. There were

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