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Former Virginia House speaker, Norfolk treasurer dies at 87

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates whose political career spanned decades has died.

Norma Moss, the wife of Thomas Moss Jr., said her husband died Thursday after suffering a heart attack while visiting family in South Carolina. 200 more words

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Sara Taylor - The Shore

Dark, violent, disturbing, beautifully written, and with an obsidian glitter

The Shore is a highly assured debut novel by a young author, originally from rural Virginia, whose tertiary education was in the UK, which is where she now lives. 760 more words

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Civil War Archaeology in Fairfax County!!!

Click on the image below for a short story on the Fairfax County Park Authority blog about a recent Civil War discovery in Fairfax County.   18 more words

JV Hour of Code 2015 ~ Parents Invited!

Choose your Hour of Code tutorial by clicking on the picture:

On November 30, the last meeting of our Fall 2015 Computer Clubs, we will participate in the… 45 more words


Virginia ABC stores offering discounts this Black Friday

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginians can stock up on alcohol at a discounted price this Black Friday.

The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control says its stores are offering a 10 percent discount on any in-store purchase totaling $50 or more before taxes, and 15 percent off for purchases of at least $75. 64 more words

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Who is Ralph Shelton of Henry County VA

Ralph Shelton of Henry County VA is the son of Ralph Shelton of Middlesex County. It is this son who, documents show, did a great deal of moving about in Virginia, first leaving Middlesex Co to live in Essex County, then west to Amelia County, and then moving ever further south within Virginia as new counties were being formed from larger, old counties. 1,478 more words

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