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Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

Photos of the Day from the South Jersey Times, July 9, 2014

Ten-year-old Bengi Hess of Virginia chomps into the watermelon during the watermelon eating contest.

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Wednesday | Columbia Magazine

James Edward

James Edward Cary, Cumberland Co., KY He was a longtime asphalt roller operator, beginning his career in 1947 for Cumberland Construction, later working for Ford and Son Paving for over 20 years, and for Scotty's Construction before retiring.

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Wednesday | Truro Daily News

More municipal units moving towards Colchester, Cumberland REN

At Monday's town council meeting, Stellarton passed a motion to join the regional enterprise network that is comprised of units in Cumberland and Colchester counties, also known as REN 4. Their reasoning on passing the motion before receiving the inter-government agreement was so that they wouldn't slow down the process and because they wanted to ... (more)

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Wednesday | Amherst Daily News

Tribute to Marsh Fox planned for Saturday

Friends and family are coming together Saturday to honour a man who was an outspoken supporter of mental health programs in Cumberland County.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Meeting slated on future of Springhill

John Leefe, former mayor of the Region of Queens Municipality, is heading a transition team seeking feedback on Springhill's plans to merge with Cumberland County.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Cumberland Man Arrested on Child Porn, Sex Assault Charges

A Cumberland County man has been arrested and jailed on 33 felony charges; 42-year-old Francis Marrin, Jr. is being held without bond at Piedmont Regional Jail.

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Related Topix: Cumberland, VA

Fri Jun 20, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Teen OK with being sole grad

MacLellan, 18, is the lone graduate at the Advocate Harbour school, which has 56 students in grades primary to 12. She's probably heard all the cliches: a class of her own, one of a kind, the one and only.

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Related Topix: Libraries

PennLive.com

Bridge to no where no more? Funding for Susquehanna pedestrian bridge approved

As part of a four-year $496 million midstate transportation plan approved Friday, local transportation planning commission members approved roughly $6.6 million for rehabilitation of the old Cumberland Valley Railroad Bridge.

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The Jersey Journal

55 bridges on Route 55 in Cumberland, Gloucester counties to be repaired

Roadwork to repair more than 50 bridges on Route 55 in Gloucester and Cumberland counties is set to begin Monday, the New Jersey Department of Transportation announced.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

NBC12

Cumberland's creative approach to lack of grocery store

There are some "food deserts" in Central Virginia, meaning areas where there are no grocery stores for miles.

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Related Topix: Cumberland, VA, Farmville, VA, Powhatan, VA

CBC News

Springhill mayor says plebiscite on town's dissolution unlikely

The proposal to dissolve the town of Springhill got a rough ride on Wednesday as the province's Utility and Review Board held a preliminary hearing to look at issues surrounding the town's dissolution.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

Farmville Herald

Help Wanted

Must have a Personal Care Aide or CNA certificate and dependable transportation.

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Sat Jun 14, 2014

Farmville Herald

Help Wanted

Must have a Personal Care Aide or CNA certificate and dependable transportation.

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Related Topix: Buckingham, VA

Thu Jun 12, 2014

Amherst Daily News

So far, so good for Premier McNeil

Premier Stephen McNeil speaks to Cumberland North MLA Terry Farrell and former teacher and Amherst town councilor Cyril Reid during a reception at the Nova Scotia Community College's Amherst Learning Centre.

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Wed Jun 11, 2014

Charlottesville Tomorrow

Albemarle Supervisors approve new contract for county executive

The Albemarle Board of Supervisors has approved a one-year contract and salary increase for County Executive Thomas L. Foley.

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Related Topix: Albemarle County, VA

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