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Emporia woman competes in the Ms. Full-Figured Virginia Pageant

Emporia’s Shelly Renee’ Scott was selected in 2021 to participate in the 2022 Ms. Full-Figured Virginia Pageant that took place on May 13-14, 2022 in Morrisville, North Carolina. Scott won the Title of Ms. Exquisite Full-Figured Virginia 2022, which affords her the opportunity to represent the state of...
EMPORIA, VA
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Halifax County School Students Takeover Chowan University

Over 350 Halifax County Public School (HCPS) students, from elementary to high school, visited Chowan University on Wednesday, June 22nd. Dr. Mitchell Henke coordinated the visit with Dr. Tyrana Battle, Assistant Superintendent of Halifax County Schools, and other HCPS officials. Dr. Henke created mini-block scheduling for the students, allowing them to attend various activities.
MURFREESBORO, NC
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VCU Health CMH team member wins award for reliability

Erin Davis of Henrico won the VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital May Team Member of the Month award for her STAR (Safety, Teamwork, Accountability and Relationships) service. A patient in her care was in the hospital for about five or six weeks. A single family member at the bedside expressed...
HENRICO, NC

Weekend Top 5

Henrico Recreation & Parks, Henrico PAL and HELPS (Henrico Partnership for Family & Community Engagement) will host a Family Movie Night on Friday, June 24 from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at Crump Park, 3400 Mountain Road. The movie Soul will begin at approximately 8:45 p.m. on the field in front of the Parsons Community Center. Come early to also enjoy a game truck, outdoor laser tag and bounce house. Dessert and snack concessions will be available for purchase. Admission is free. For details, call 501-7275 or visit henrico.us/calendar/family-movie-night.
HENRICO, NC
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EGRA softball and baseball all-star squads heating up

This past week, the softball teams of the EGRA — the Darlings (ages 7-8), Angels (9-10), and Belles (13-15) — took part in the Dixie Softball District 2 All-Star Tournament, held at J.E.J. Moore Middle School in Disputanta. The Belles went all the way, capturing the district championship after defeating Prince George in the final on Sunday night.
DISPUTANTA, VA
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Lake Gaston Ladies Club supports area organizations

An Ice Cream Social was held by The Lake Gaston Ladies Club on Tuesday, June 7, at Pleasant Hill Christian Church Family Life Center with more than 100 members in attendance. Besides enjoying ice cream and homemade cookies, the ladies were recognized the 25 local organizations below with $500 donations each at their Social:
GASTON, NC
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Emporia-Greensville schoolkids cool off at Guiding Light Summer Festival Friday

At the end of a long, difficult school year, there’s nothing better for a kid to do than cool off in the park with some ice cream. And that’s exactly what dozens of schoolchildren did at Friday afternoon’s Summer Festival at Veterans Memorial Park in Emporia, courtesy of Guiding Light Family Services.
EMPORIA, VA
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Emporia-Greensville Chamber Luncheon returns to Bon Secours

It was good to be back. For the first time in over two years, the Emporia-Greensville Chamber of Commerce held its monthly networking luncheon at Bon Secours Southern Virginia Regional Hospital in Emporia. While the EGCC has held monthly luncheons on and off since COVID-19 reared its ugly head, this...
EMPORIA, VA
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Ribbon cutting ceremony held for Frito Lay

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony recently for Frito Lay located at 958 Industrial Park Drive in the Brunswick County Industrial Park. Mike Dotti, Executive Director, Brunswick County IDA, thanked Frito Lay for investing here bringing jobs and tax...
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Emporia-Greensville Neighborhood Watch meeting centers on gang violence

JARRATT — Roughly a dozen people packed the Johns Manville Clubhouse in Jarratt for a neighborhood watch meeting organized by the Greensville County Sheriff’s Office. Sgt. Jason Rinker and Det. Chris Rook were the hosts of the meeting, which centered around the troubling epidemic of gang violence in Greensville County and Southside Virginia as a whole.
JARRATT, VA
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Ribbon cutting ceremony held in Lawrenceville for Frito Lay

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony recently for Frito Lay located at 958 Industrial Park Drive in the Brunswick County Industrial Park. Mike Dotti, Executive Director, Brunswick County IDA, thanked Frito Lay for investing here bringing jobs and tax...
LAWRENCEVILLE, VA
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