Tags » Grafton

1939 May 8

May 8, 1939

Dear Thelma –

Yesterday the whole clan of Bickweats gathered out in the Grafton to start the season right.  The weather was all that anyone could ask for so a good time was had by all but yours truly.  532 more words

Crews quickly put out fire at townhouse in York County

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Crews extinguished a fire at the York Crossing Townhouse complex Thursday evening.

Firefighters responded to the 100 block of Souverain Landing at 8:15 p.m. 48 more words


One taken to hospital after trailer fire in York County

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – A trailer fire in the Grafton area of York County sent one person to the hospital Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters were called to the Loweman’s Trailer Court in the 400 block of Wolftrap Road at 5:45 p.m. 64 more words


Co-workers remember York County woman killed in crash

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Loved ones are remembering the life of a 21-year-old woman killed a crash in York County on Wednesday.

Brianna Werth died after police say she lost control of the car on Hampton Highway near Big Bethel Road. 120 more words


Grafton Marking Time-One O'Clock Time Gun

Last week I led a series of History Walks in our beautiful city. The Friends of Grafton Library organized these as part of the celebrations for the “History Near Me” Festival, which was celebrated throughout the Clarence Valley for the full week. 1,078 more words

Local History

Katie Smith, Where are you?

After a rigorous interview, I landed my first job at the then Diagnostic Laboratory, Symonds Street, Auckland in the 80’s. I was fresh faced, straight out of school, when I and two other girls, started our training in Bacteriology Department. 539 more words

Grafton builds up 13% increase in revenues for 2016

Builders merchanting and DIY group Grafton has announced a 13% increase in revenue for 2016 to just over £2.5 billion – a new high for the company.

9 more words