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  1. West Point saw major paper mill investment in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... government, new social events and a push for technical education in schools were among the highlights of 2017 in West Point. In May, Town Council gave the green light for a special-use permit for WestRock Paper Mill to embark on a $50 million ...

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  2. Rebel Mystery ManRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 27 | HistoryNet

    ... "Got all the grappling Irons, rope & cotton cloth down to the wharf today." The next Saturday he sailed for West Point, Va., on the ship Logan, hoping to hire some sailors. He then traveled to Richmond for the weekend. On Monday morning at 7 a.m. he ...

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  3. Man killed, woman hospitalized after Lancaster head-on crash during pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    ... state police preliminary investigation reveals a silver 1998 Honda Accord driven by, David Wayne Walton, 45, of West Point, Va., approached the checking detail and stopped for the Lancaster County Sheriff's Deputy," Hill said. Officials said that ...

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  4. Fire for Effect: Invisible Man SimpsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | HistoryNet

    You don't necessarily have to win the war , nor do you have to lead soldiers into combat, saber in hand . The most important attribute is probably charisma.

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  5. Indians win Bay Bowl, 54-33Read the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | The record Online

    ... play. Northumberland, which went 7-3 overall to finish ninth in Region 1A East, will travel to eighth-seeded West Point tomorrow (November 10) for a 7 p.m. kickoff. Read the rest of this story in this week's Rappahannock Record at newsstands ...

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  6. Honoring Puller Family LegacyRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    ... "Toddy" Puller for their legacy of service to the United States and the Commonwealth of Virginia. A native of West Point, Virginia, General Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller served with distinction in Central America, World War II, and Korea before ...

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  7. West Point resident aims for career in drone aviationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Peyton Brabrand looks up at the sky and sees limitless opportunities, both in flight and in the budding field of drone aviation. Aviation has been a lifelong passion for Peyton, a West Point resident.

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  8. New care and rehab facility for veterans to be built on former grounds of U.S. Army spy stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... Center in Richmond, opened in 2007. All are operated by the Virginia Department of Veterans Services. A native of West Point, Va., Gen. Puller served with distinction in Central America, World War II and Korea before retiring in 1955. He is one of ...

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  9. Small tornado hits King William County, causes $80,000 in damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The F.R.E.E. foundation recently partnered with Goodwill to send a truck full of walkers, crutches and rehab equipment to Florida, Texas and WEST POINT, Va. - The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado damaged some buildings in rural Virginia.

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  10. Lindsey GreggsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    Miss Lindsey Blair Greggs, 22, of Mechanicsville and West Point, passed away October 16, 2017. Lindsey was a bright nursing student at Rappahannock Community College and also had attended Radford University and J. Sergeant Reynolds.

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  11. The Nail Diaspora: How Manicures Transformed the Vietnamese Immigrant Experience in AmericaRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2017 | TheDailyBeast.com

    The Vietnamese have a term for moving to a small town here to find work where there's less competition, Lam mong xuyen bang-"Doing nails across states." You'd be forgiven for missing the unassuming storefront that occupies number 815 on the historic Main Street in downtown West Point, Virginia.

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  12. 1 killed after trucks collide in King WilliamRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal accident in King William County. The crash was reported at about 7:10 a.m. Thursday on Route 30 at Route 636 near West Point.

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  13. Skeletal remains found in York County identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Skeletal remains found in York County in May of 2017 have been identified and a cause of death has been determined. The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office confirms the remains are those of Michael Andrew Ellis, a white male with a last known address in West Point, Virginia.

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  14. Interview With Ian C. Hope: West Point and the WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | HistoryNet

    Canadian military officer and historian Ian C. Hope combed through the records of West Point graduates and turned up 1,135 who served the North or the South. He began studying their education and how it influenced the Civil War.

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  15. Robert E. Lee at West PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | The American Conservative

    ... cadet days during the now-distant 1960s, I readily imbibed the line that assigned Lee a place of prominence among West Point's most illustrious and revered graduates. He had, after all, graduated near the top of his class, served with distinction in ...

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  16. After Hurricane Matthew, Engineers Inspected the Just Installed...Read the original story

    Aug 7, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... Hydrostructures was impressed with InfraSteel's impressive material testing data." Curtis Contracting of West Point, Virginia, performed the work. Load bearing calculations were done to determine the wall thickness, and InfraSteel contacted its ...

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  17. 2 drivers charged in multi-vehicle crash that killed motorcyclist in New KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | NBC12

    ... t the scene for minor injuries. Police also charged the driver of the SUV, 25-year-old Elised R. "Lopez" Gomez of West Point, with driving without a license.

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  18. Meet Burnside, the unluckiest man in American historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... apart from Newport, is pretty unlucky itself). He had a typical upbringing for his era, and even graduated from West Point. So far, so good, right? Then things went rapidly downhill from there. Burnside joined the army as a Second Lieutenant - just ...

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  19. Start with the BasicsRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | HistoryNet

    Any good history of the Civil war should rely heavily on primary sources, documents authored by participants in the conflict. But where to start? Three sources in particular stand out: the Southern Historical Society Papers , the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion and Battles and Leaders of the Civil War .

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  20. Richmond's Fishing Stories: Finding Peace at the End of a LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Style Weekly

    ... this river in 2003. From here, I've been fishing to the Mattaponi, the Pamunkey, Chickahominy, and I go down to West Point and Gloucester and Ocean View. I've been those places fishing. I love it. Since I learned how to fish, you just can't keep a ...

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