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  1. Virginia Tech researcher dies in ATV accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Danny Powers, 57, of Nottoway County, died yesterday in an ATV accident where he works at the Virginia Tech Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Blackstone.

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  2. FAA Rules Allow On-Campus UAS Training At Liberty UniversityRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Aero-News Network

    ... requires of its employees. Students gain experience flying the Aerosonde SUAS at Textron Systems' facility in Blackstone, Va. - a rare opportunity in the U.S. due to airspace restrictions. Because of the Textron Systems partnership, many Liberty UAS ...

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  3. FAA Rules Open Skies for On-campus UAS Training at Liberty UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | PRWeb

    Liberty University School of Aeronautics' Unmanned Aircraft Systems program remains a leader in training this new category of specialized pilots. Liberty University assistant professor Steven Brinley and UAS student Luke Reddaway prepare to launch a Textron Systems Aerosonde Small Unmanned Aircraft at Textron's facility in Blackstone, Va.

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  4. Blackstone woman killed in crash in Amelia CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 6 | Powhatan Today

    A Blackstone woman was killed Friday afternoon in a two-car crash in Amelia County, according to Virginia State Police. Click here to create a free user account to enter a calendar events, update your business directory listing or comment on an obituary.

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  5. South Main Street To Be Lowered For Semi-Truck DeliveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    ... the railroad underpass will also be under construction, which will be lowered to allow for semi-truck delivers to Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics, located at 9 N. Main St. Lex Brumagin, Chautauqua County engineer III, said the highway will be milled six ...

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  6. Sex Offenders Taken Off Voter RollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... by mistake. Brian Coy has told the Washington Post these sex offenders are confined in a treatment facility near Blackstone under a form of civil commitment. Nottoway County Commonwealth's Attorney Terry Royall disputes Coy's remarks about this ...

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  7. Photos: Nottoway, Virginia, School DistrictRead the original story

    May 31, 2016 | US News & World Report

    ... achievement hang outside the Nottoway superintendent's office. At the two elementary schools U.S. News visited, Blackstone Primary and Crewe Primary, nearly 70 percent of students are low-income. Because of limited financial support from local and ...

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  8. Textron Systems Expands Unmanned Systems Service & Support CenterRead the original story

    May 14, 2016 | Aero-News Network

    Textron Systems Unmanned Systems has announced the construction completion and grand opening of the company's new unmanned aircraft system training and maintenance facility, the Unmanned Systems Service & Support Center, in Blackstone, Va. To celebrate the opening of the expanded Unmanned Systems Service & Support Center, Textron Systems hosted tours and held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the facility.

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  9. Textron Systems Expands Unmanned Systems Service & Support CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Market Wire

    ... aircraft system (UAS) training and maintenance facility, the Unmanned Systems Service & Support Center, in Blackstone, Va. To celebrate the opening of the expanded Unmanned Systems Service & Support Center, Textron Systems hosted tours and held a ...

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  10. Textron Systems beds down Aerosonde operations in BlackstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Flight Global

    The town of Blackstone, Virginia has become accustomed to the steady whir of the Lycoming EL-005 two-stroke, single-piston heavy fuel engine that powers the Textron Systems Aerosonde Mk4.7G. The 36kg small unmanned aerial system showed up at the local Fort Pickett Virginia National Guard base in 2010 for developmental testing in restricted military airspace and stayed.

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  11. For egg fanaticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Fairfax Times

    ... not only are the eggs cooked to perfection, but even the freshest eggs seem to peel easily. Lynn Martin, from Blackstone, Va. swears her husband brings home eggs the hens were sitting on, she uses her steaming method, and the shells slide right off! ...

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  12. Arrest made in deaths of 3 dogs poisoned in NottowayRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2016 | Powhatan Today

    A man has been charged with the felony animal cruelty in the deaths of three dogs that were poisoned last month in the town of Blackstone in Nottoway County, according to the Blackstone Police Department. William Homer Martin, 40, was charged Thursday and is scheduled to appear in court March 23. He was released on bond.

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  13. For egg fanaticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Fairfax Times

    ... not only are the eggs cooked to perfection, but even the freshest eggs seem to peel easily. Lynn Martin, from Blackstone, Va. swears her husband brings home eggs the hens were sitting on, she uses her steaming method, and the shells slide right off! ...

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  14. Liberties of Press and Speech: 'Evidence Does Not Exist To Contradict ...Read the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Oxford Journal of Legal Studies

    Blackstone, in the last volume of his Commentaries in 1769, defined freedom of the press as merely 'laying no previous restraints upon publications, and not in freedom from censure for criminal matter [seditious libel] when published'. That 'criminal matter' included most criticism of government and its officials.

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  15. Owner of farm in Nottoway County faces animal cruelty chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... removed from the property. The horses were transported from the Vince farm to the nearby Southside Stockyard in Blackstone on Friday for holding and further examination. 21 horses were dispersed to several equine rescue groups Saturday, and the ...

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  16. 3 beloved pets were poisoned by antifreeze, test results confirmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | WTVR Richmond

    A Blackstone family's three dogs -- Spoot, Moo Moo and Dude -- died from antifreeze poisoning, recent necropsy reports found. Now police are investigating how all three dogs were exposed to the anti-freeze.

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  17. Boiler room destroyed in fire at historic retreat center in BlackstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    According to Blackstone Fire Chief Dion Tomer, the fire was contained to a boiler room that is not attached to the rest of the facility. Chief Romer said boilers were being re-worked, which may have led to the cause, although the official cause remains under investigation.

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  18. Howard F. Donovan Jr., 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | IBerkshires

    ... Adams and graduated from Drury High School. An Army veteran, he was stationed at what was then Camp Pickett in Blackstone, Va . Mr. Donovan was employed for 25 years as a purchasing agent for the former Sprague Electric Co. He then was employed at ...

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  19. Drug bust nets cocaine, pot, 30 boxes of ammo and stolen goodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Three men and one woman are facing numerous drug charges following a bust at 81 Brier Creek Road in Cumberland where police seized cocaine, a large amount of marijuana, scales, cash, about 30 boxes of ammunition, a gun and stolen goods. According to the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, Adam Perasall, Tim Woodson, both of Farmville, Edwin Hayer Jr., of Blackstone, and Euricka Harris, of Farmville, face numerous felony charges, including distribution of cocaine and marijuana.

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  20. NEWS Reiss Manufacturing selling NJ plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Plastics News

    Reiss Manufacturing Inc. plans to sell its Englishtown, N.J., facility and consolidate operations in its Blackstone, Va., plant where it has been operating for 25 years. The company said in a news release that it was under contract to sell the Englishtown plant and most of its plastic molding operations to S&A Molders.

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