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Virginia State Police looking for info in York County hit and run incident
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:19:43 -0800

Virginia State Police is asking the public for assistance in a hit and run incident that occurred January 15th around 6:30 p.m. in the Coventry section of York County.

Fitch Rates Pitt County, NC's LOBs at 'AA'; Outlook Stable
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:34:33 -0800

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA' rating to the following limited obligation bonds (LOBs) of Pitt County, North Carolina (the county): --$34.7 million refunding LOBs series 2015. Bond proceeds will be used to refund various series of LOBs for debt service savings. The bonds will be sold competitively on Feb 18. In addition, Fitch affirms the following ratings: --$56.9 ...

York Supervisors approve microbrewery amendment
Thu, 01 Jan 2015 13:42:52 -0800

The York County Board of Supervisors approved a zoning amendment in mid-December to allow micro-breweries, micro-distilleries, micro-wineries and micro-cideries to expand in the county.

NY fracking ban seen as having little impact on supply
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 08:28:06 -0800

New York's recent decision to ban fracking is hardly seen as a big loss for the nation's production of natural gas. That's because scientists say New York's available reserves of natural gas in the sprawling ...

Army Corps releases coastal flood risk management framework
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:18:31 -0800

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday issued a report saying that managing the flooding risk along the North Atlantic coast from events like Superstorm Sandy is something that has to be done collaboratively ...

York County's Route 17 contractor scraps three-part timeline
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:41:29 -0800

Business owners and drivers can expect orange barrels and construction from the intersection of Route 17 and Hampton Highway to the intersection of Route 17 and Wolf Trap Road for nearly two more years.

Multimillion-dollar martial arts center to open in York
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 03:18:52 -0800

A martial arts, yoga and wellness center with two locations in James City County is planning to consolidate its operations at a new multimillion-dollar facility in York County.

State police: Leaving the scene of a crash is illegal
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:03:54 -0800

The Virginia State Police is reminding drivers that leaving the scene of an accident that involves injury, death or damage to property is a crime.

Loudoun Chairman’s Race: Buona won’t run, Williams considering
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 07:57:30 -0800

Loudoun County Supervisor Ralph Buona (R-Ashburn) will not seek the Republican nomination for Board of Supervisors chairman, Buona told the Times-Mirror Tuesday.

Parkdale still the team to beat -- Gazette.Net
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:18:29 -0800

In just over a week’s time, Flowers High School sprinters Donnell Halloway, Damique Rose, Brian Nelson and Edward Anderson dropped 2.65 seconds off their runner-up 800-meter relay performance at the Prince George’s County meet Jan. 15 to post the country’s top time Saturday at the New Balance Games in New York.