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Virginia Authorities Called Off The Search For Missing Woman In 2017 Who Has Never Been Found

On March 9, 2017, Delecia Waddy went to the Kings Dominion Camp Wilderness Campground in the 10000 block of Kings Dominion Boulevard in Doswell, Virginia. 24-year-old Delecia attempted to bargain for a space on the campground but failed to secure a spot. The same day, Delecia created a post on her Facebook page that read: "Its never too late to do the right thing. Don't get discouraged. (Speaking to myself also)."
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In-person visitation suspended at 2 correctional centers due to COVID outbreaks

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - In-person visitation has been temporarily suspended at two Virginia correctional centers due to COVID-19 outbreaks. There will be no in-person or video visitations at Baskerville Correctional Center through July 9. In-person visitations have also been suspended at Haynesville Correctional Center until July 8. “We appreciate your...
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Person airlifted to hospital following crash on I-95

HANOVER, Va. (WWBT) - Virginia State Police said a person was airlifted to the hospital following a crash on Interstate 95. The single-vehicle crash happened near the Henrico and Hanover line on I-95 north near mile marker 85 on Wednesday. Med-flight landed at the scene to help a person seriously...

Traffic Advisory: July 4th Parade

Ashland Police Department (APD) would like to remind residents that the annual 4th of July Parade & Celebration will take place from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm on Monday, July 4, 2022. The parade route begins at Henry Clay Elementary School and will follow Hanover Avenue east, south on Duncan Street, east on Myrtle Street, and then south on South Center Street onto the Hanover Arts & Activities Center’s lawn. Roads along the parade route will be closed beginning at 10:30 am until the parade ends.

Business Spotlight: BCLS Landscape Services

BCLS Landscape Services is a commercial landscape company providing grounds management, landscape enhancement services, irrigation, and commercial snow removal for clients throughout Central VA. In addition, BCLS offers commercial landscape installation services for General Contractors both local and national firms. In 2016, Steven Cohen under his PrimeSites Landscape Group Holdings,...

Chipotle opens its first Ashland location

ASHLAND, Va. (WWBT) - The Ashland community is celebrating the grand opening of a new Chipotle Mexican Grill on Wednesday. Ashland’s burrito lovers are in luck as this is the first Chipotle location to open in the area. The popular Tex-Mex restaurant features a “Chipotlane,” which is a drive-thru...

Celebrate July 4th in the Center of the Universe

It's time once again for Ashland's small town, one-of-a-kind July 4th celebration here in the Center of the Universe! The Hanover Arts & Activities Center, sponsor of the event, has many activities to ensure your patriotic celebration starts with a bang. Plan to either participate in or spectate in the...

Notice from Rappahannock Electric Cooperative

Notice from Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC):. "The cost of electricity that Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) delivers to our member-owners has increased significantly over the past few months. These unexpected increases have resulted from volatility in the cost of fuel used to generate electricity, and ongoing global supply chain issues. Beginning today, July 1, 2022, typical residential members will see an estimated 3% increase in their monthly electric bill. This change will be reflected in the Power Cost Adjustment (PCA) line item on the bill, and is directly related to the increase in electricity supply costs as described. Following this increase, effective August 1, 2022, REC’s typical residential members will see an additional approximately 10% increase. Concurrently, businesses and commercial members who are subject to the PCA will see an estimated increase of 13% to 16%.

Obituary – Frances Dennis Thacker

Thacker, Frances Dennis, of Sandston, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy Jackson Dennis and Edith Johnson Dennis. She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Norman Thacker; son, Dennis Thacker (Sara), grandchildren, Thomas Thacker, Kristen Steele, Charlie Steele (Dori); great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Skylar, Lindsay, and Chloe; devoted sister in-law, Janet; numerous loving nieces and nephews; and her very special friends, Carmen, Jamie, Krista, Kay, Barbara, Connie, Gigi, and Leonard. Through the years Frances worked for the State of Virginia, The Computer Company, and Anthem. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, living the river life on the Rappahannock River, and tropical gardening with her family. The family will receive friends from 2:00Pm to 4:00PM and 6:00PM to 8:00PM on Tuesday, July 5th at the Mechanicsville Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 8014 Lee Davis Rd., where funeral services will be held at 11:00AM on Wednesday, July 6th. Entombment will follow in Washington Memorial Park. Thank you to all those who provided prayers and food during the six months of her illness. Special thanks to Debra and Donald Houston who provided loving care in their home during a difficult period.