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YCGov image smallYorkCounty.gov Launches with New Design ... At the August 1 meeting of the York County Board of Supervisors, York County Webmaster JoAnn Mewborn and Public Affairs Manager Paula Hersh gave a presentation on the new York County website, scheduled to launch to the public later that evening. The new website – still at www.yorkcounty.gov – has been redesigned to provide a better flow of information. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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LAFB image smallTraining Exercise for Air Force Bomb Squads Comes to Langley AFB ... From August 7 to 11th, Joint Base Langley- Eustis will host Operation Llama Fury 3.0, a joint training exercise meant to train bombing squadrons from eight east coast Air Force bases. USAF Technical Sergeant Taylor Saum, the exercise’s coordinator, stated, "The EOD [Explosive Ordinance Disposal] mission is to neutralize whatever explosive threat presents itself and endangers lives.” (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Bishop ad apr15Fish News and Tide Chart ... Congressman’s Squid. We ran out to the Norfolk Canyon yesterday to troll live chub "tinker" mackerel for marlin. We FI 10aug17 smallhad to work at catching the tinkers. Better than the tinker bite was the squid bite. Our best squid catcher was Congressman Rob Wittman. He was loading up on those things every drop. Before becoming a Congressman, one of Rob's previous professions was a charter boat mate out of the Outer Banks. In short order, he had beautifully rigged squid in the trolling spread along with the live mackerel. (Read the Article) (Get the Tide Chart) (Have a Comment?)
TabbK image smallJust so you know 10aug17Tabb Kiwanians Volunteer at Virginia Peninsula Foodbank ... Members of Tabb Kiwanis Club have been supporters of Virginia Peninsula Foodbank since February, 2012, providing almost 500 hours of volunteer service, bagging thousands of meals for school children through BackPack program, and for seniors through Mobile Food Pantry Program. Members also participated in food drives and volunteered at food distributions. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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Local Schools Announce Honor Rolls ... Dare Elementary School has released the 4th Quarter All A's and AB Honors Rolls, Grafton Bethel Elementary School has released the 4th Quarter All A's and AB Honors Rolls, and Coventry Elementary School has release the 4th Quarter AB Honor Roll. (See Page 4, August 10, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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Eclipse-Mania Quiz ... Ah, the Great Solar Eclipse of 2017. It might be the most hyped event since that Y2K bug. Let us hope this one lives up to its billing better than that one did. Sweltering summer days still remain, so why not grab an ice-cold beverage and your favorite pen and try another fun yet educational YTCPP quiz by JFH. (See Page 6, August 10, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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Capital square smallCapitol Square Diary -- One Medium Step? ... There’s at least some unity in state government on the issue of secure voter registration. In the face of Governor Terry McAuliffe refusing to cooperate with a presidential commission that is examining potential voting irregularities and fraud across the country, as well as his vetoes of legislation to safeguard the voting process, the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission adopted a resolution that instructed the JLARC staff to conduct a top-tobottom review of the Virginia Department of Elections. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)





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