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Vaccine eligibility expands to all adults by April 18

Vaccine eligibility expands to all adults by April 18

All individuals in Virginia age 16 and older will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine starting on Sunday, April 18, Gov. Ralph Northam said when announcing the date that is ahead of the May 1 nationwide goal set by President Joe Biden. This news comes as nearly every Virginian in the highest risk groups who has pre-registered for a vaccination appointment has received one, and those still on the pre-registration list will receive appointment invitations within the next two weeks. “The COVID-19 vaccine is the light at the end of the tunnel—and that light is getting brighter every day as more and more Virginians get vaccinated,” said Northam. “We continue to work with diverse providers and community partners across the...

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Council approves allocation for mural

Council approves allocation for mural

By Taylor Boyd The Town Council of Stuart approved an allocation of $2,000 to help fund the creation of a mural in Uptown Stuart. The mural will be installed on the large wall in-between Main Street and Slusher Street in-between the Schneider & Williams, P.C., and Divine Designs buildings. Britt...

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Death penalty abolished in Virginia

Death penalty abolished in Virginia

Gov. Ralph Northam signed legislation abolishing the death penalty during a ceremony outside the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, Va. (Contributed photo) Last week, Gov. Ralph Northam signed legislation abolishing the death penalty, making Virginia the 23rd state, and the first in South, to stop executions. Senate Bill 1165 and House...

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Blue Ridge Elementary School Honor Roll

Blue Ridge Elementary School Honor Roll

3rd Grade Academic Award – Bronx Davidson Beasley, Haylee Grace Bowman, Gavin Lee Burris, Ryan Mason Chanley, Hunter Everett Draughn, Mason Reid Epperson, Maddox Kent Frye, Kimberly Gutierrez, Christian James Humble, Chloe Belle Lawson, Mason Calvert Stanley. Principal’s Award – Camdon Blake Fain, Reese Elizabeth Horton, Brigham Lee Meredith, Eli...

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Woolwine Elementary School Honor Roll

Woolwine Elementary School Honor Roll

Academic Award 3rd Grade – Isaiah Bocock. 4th Grade – Kaylee Belcher, Isabella Martin, Corrynn McAlexander, Levi Ojodeagua. Principal’s Award – Mason Conner, Addison Friedrichs, Conner King, Ainsley Lawson. 5th Grade Academic Award – Tristen Eldridge, Tony Harris, Anay Huerta-Dominguez, Analeigh Jones, Mason Keith, Leah Kendrick, Kinley Morrison, Colton Wood....

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