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Sheriff’s Report 06-30-22

Lancaster County Sheriff Patrick McCranie this week reported charges against eight individuals. Keyvone Trayus Williams, 31, of Lancaster was charged June 20 with intentionally damaging property valued at over $1,000. MyShaun Tyee Porter, 23, of Burgess was charged June 21 with assault and battery of a family member, third offense,...
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Registered voters should soon receive updated cards

LANCASTER—Following the recently enacted redistricting measures, the Lancaster County Voter Registration Office will mail a new voter card to every registered voter. “The new cards will be mailed in the upcoming weeks and are expected to arrive by the end of July,” said deputy registrar Kelsey M. Zentmyer. “If you do not receive a new card, you may need to update your voter registration information.”
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Races evolve for town council seats

LANCASTER—Following the Tuesday, June 21, filing deadline, at least three races are evolving for town council seats in two jurisdictions. In Kilmarnock, Rebecca Nunn, Les Spivey, Curtis Smith and Chris Harris filed for three seats due election, according to a list of candidates posted by Susan P. Jett, general registrar and director of elections for Lancaster County. Thomas Watson is unopposed for a special election seat. Shawn Donahue is unopposed for mayor.
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RCC Confers Honorary Degree to Jack Neal

At its spring 2022 commencement, Rappahannock Community College (RCC) conferred an honorary degree to Graham “Jack” H. Neal, Jr., recognizing his significant contributions to the progress and development of RCC and its students. He recently retired as a Certified Financial Planner and Senior Vice President of Neal Wealth Management of Wells Fargo Advisors in Kilmarnock, Virginia.
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Sheriff’s Report 06-23-22

Lancaster County Sheriff Patrick McCranie this week reported charges against four individuals. Oriel Purchell Lee, 33, of Lancaster was charged June 14 with failure to appear in court on a felony offense. Larry Warner Hearn Jr., 33, of Weems was charged June 14 with seven counts of failure to appear...
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Community Foundation awards over $1 million in Community Impact Grants

WHITE STONE—The River Counties Community Foundation (RCCF) recently invested more than $1 million through its 2022 Community Impact grants cycle to 54 organizations serving Lancaster, Middlesex and Northumberland counties. This is more than has ever been awarded during its annual awards cycle in the foundation’s 26-year history. “This...
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Amateur radio ‘Field Day’ to focus on skill, service, science

LANCASTER—As of the Tuesday, June 21, filing deadline, the November 8 ballots for Irvington, Kilmarnock and White Stone will have at least one candidate for each of the seats up for election, according to Lancaster County deputy registrar Kelsey Zentmyer. For Irvington, three council seats are due election and...
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Ballots shape up for town elections as more candidates file

LANCASTER—As of the Tuesday, June 21, filing deadline, the November 8 ballots for Irvington, Kilmarnock and White Stone will have at least one candidate for each of the seats up for election, according to Lancaster County deputy registrar Kelsey Zentmyer. For Irvington, three council seats are due election and...
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Lancaster County Circuit Court Report

LANCASTER—The Lancaster County Circuit Court convened Friday, June 17, with the Hon. R. Michael McKenney presiding. Curt Dowdy of Farnham was arraigned on a felony charge of violating probation. A hearing to appoint counsel was scheduled for July 22. Larry W. Hearn Jr. of Weems was arraigned on five...
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Dream Fields Spanish Mackerel Fishing Tournament set Aug. 20

Anglers are gearing up for the 14th annual Dream Fields Spanish Mackerel Fishing Tournament on August 20. Registration is now open with an early entry fee of $150 per boat if postmarked or submitted before July 1. The fee is $175 after July 1. Entry fees may be tax deductible and are non-refundable. Proceeds benefit Lancaster County Little League and Dream Fields ball complex.
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Northern Neck History Fair awards presented

The Northern Neck History Fair recently celebrated its 21st year with an awards presentation at Historic Christ Church & Museum. Since 2002, the Foundation for Historic Christ Church (FHCC) has hosted this annual competition. Local elementary students enter by creating projects on an event, person or cultural development related to...
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Disc golf course opens at Hills Quarter

About 50 people raised a glass to toast the grand opening of Lancaster County’s newest and first disc golf course last Saturday. Deadrise Disc Golf, about a year in the making, opened for play to the public Saturday, June 11, on a portion of the former King Carter Golf Course at Hills Quarter near Kilmarnock. The 18-hole course was developed through community donations and from the back-breaking labor of organizers John and Marsha Jedlinski of Saluda, Davy Nichols of Irvington, Rob Pittman of Weems and Justin Burke and Brandon Frazier, both of Kilmarnock.
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New disc golf course opens near Kilmarnock

About 50 people raised a glass to toast the grand opening of Lancaster County’s newest and first disc golf course last Saturday. Deadrise Disc Golf, about a year in the making, opened for play to the public Saturday, June 11, on a portion of the former King Carter Golf Course at Hill’s Quarter near Kilmarnock. The 18-hole course was developed through community donations and from the back-breaking labor of organizers John and Marsha Jedlinski of Saluda, Davy Nichols of Irvington, Rob Pittman of Weems and Justin Burke and Brandon Frazier, both of Kilmarnock.
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Town ballot deadline is Tuesday

LANCASTER—The filing deadline for November 8 town elections is 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 21. However, the window of opportunity for potential candidates to add their names to the ballot is even shorter. Lancaster County general registrar and director of elections Susan P. Jett reminds “late” filers the voter registration office, and all county offices, will be closed Monday, June 20, in observance of the Juneteenth holiday.
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Sheriff’s Report 07-16-22

Lancaster County Sheriff Patrick McCranie this week reported charges against four individuals. Khalil Saquan Oates, 23, of Richmond was charged June 7 with two counts of probation violation on felony offenses. Misdemeanors. A Kilmarnock man, 24, was charged June 9 with intentionally damaging property valued at less that $1,000. A...
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Colonial tavern fare fundraiser to return to Historic Christ Church

Holiday visitors and residents can spend a bit less time cooking and more time enjoying outdoor activities on July 2 with delicious and healthy meals-to-go ordered in advance from the Foundation for Historic Christ Church (FHCC). Each meal will consist of salmagundi, what is effectively a colonial period chef’s salad,...
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Sheriffs’ Reports 06-09-22

Lancaster County Sheriff Patrick McCranie this week reported charges against five individuals. Curt Dowdy, 47, of Farnham was charged June 2 with a probation violation on a felony offense. Jennifer Anne Pickrel, 53, of White Stone was charged June 3 with probation violation on a felony offense. Misdemeanors. A Lancaster...
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