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Aquaculture bill means changes for York oyster farming
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 03:14:02 -0800
RICHMOND — The General Assembly approved a bill Thursday that would allow oyster farming in agricultural districts, despite strong objections from York County, which has been the epicenter of aquaculture land-use disputes.
Fitch Rates Fairfax County EDA, Commonwealth of Virginia Lease Rev Rfdg Bonds 'AA+'; Outlook Stable
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:32:00 -0800
Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA+' rating to $55.95 million of Fairfax County Economic Development Authority , commonwealth of Virginia lease revenue refunding bonds (joint p
Yorktown teen charged in mother's stabbing death
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 02:57:57 -0800
Friends remember Heather Perkins as 'an amazing woman.' YORK — The house near the corner of the first block of Ponsonby Drive in York County sat quiet and apparently empty on Wednesday, while investigators continued to look for clues to the violence that had occurred there one day earlier.
Fitch Upgrades King George County, VA's Implied GOs to 'AA'; Outlook to Stable
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 14:56:00 -0800
Fitch Ratings has upgraded the following King George County, Virginia ratings:
The Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) Announces 2014 Fleet Masters Awards
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 11:19:00 -0800
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) announced the 2014 Fleet Masters awards. These awards are announced annually during AEMP's Annual Meeting and Conference and are awarded to fleet management teams that demonstrate exceptional skill in meeting the unique challenge of fielding cost-effective mixed equipment ...
6 school districts ask Virginia lawmakers for increased funding
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:51:08 -0800
CHESAPEAKE -- Six regional superintendents say it’s time for Virginia lawmakers to increase funding for their schools. Superintendents from Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Hampton, York County and Poquoson say the percent of state funding to their districts in each Operating Budget has dropped significantly since the 2008-2009 fiscal year. In a letter to budget conferees, they wrote, “The ...
Virginia ABC Investigations in Franklin County
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 08:38:48 -0800
Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) special agents wrapped up several months-long investigations into moonshine and narcotics operations in Franklin County
York Building Products ink acquisition deal
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:42:28 -0800
York County-based York Building Products has acquired from New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. the masonry, construction supplies and commercial door portions of New Holland Concrete, a Martin Limestone company based in New Holland.
Son charged in mother's fatal stabbing in York County home
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 04:47:08 -0800
YORK - A 19-year-old York County man was arrested by sheriff's deputies after his mother was found dead in their home Tuesday afternoon, a sheriff's office spokesman said.
York County teen accused of killing mother
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:29:49 -0800
A 19-year-old York County man is behind bars charged in the murder of his mother.