Cumberland County Newswire

Cumberland County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cumberland County, VA.

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  1. Cumberland County maintains property tax rates for 2017-18Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Amherst Daily News

    ... rate being $1.17 per $100 assessment. This is the county's first budget since Parrsboro was dissolved into Cumberland County last November. Property tax revenue in the county is forecast to grow by $1.3 million - $288,000 of which relates to ...

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  2. Tidnish Bridge Art Gallery opens this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Amherst Daily News

    Summer is unofficially here as Victoria Day weekend is in the rear view mirror and the Tidnish Bridge Art Gallery opens this weekend. The gallery is a co-operative of Cumberland County artists, potters, and writers and have on display original works in many media: acrylics, pastels, watercolours, ink, photography, and clay, matted prints, pottery, a collection of fine cards, and books by Harry Thurston, one of Atlantic Canada's better known authors.

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  3. Meeting will decide if Capital Area Transit will discontinue bus service in Cumberland CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    Cumberland County's Solicitor Keith Brenneman called the Capital Area Transit's likely upcoming vote to discontinue service to the county "reprehensible." ( Cumberland County's Solicitor Keith Brenneman called the Capital Area Transit's likely upcoming vote to discontinue service to the county "reprehensible."

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  4. Cumberland County and Dauphin County not agreeing on funding for CATRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

    Cumberland County officials are withholding funds from Capital Area Transit. They said CAT is not taking steps toward PennDOT's recommendation of regionalizing transit services to add more counties to the route in Central Pennsylvania.

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  5. Rising UFC star Gavin Tucker returns to the cage with Edmonton fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Amherst Daily News

    ... second day of action at the NSSAF Pictou-Cumberland District Track and Field Championships saw a number of Cumberland County junior and senior athletes qualify for the Northumberland championship meet next week in Stellarton. STELLARTON - Cumberland ...

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  6. On the CRC's changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Farmville Herald

    ... At one time, the CRC had a robust membership, including the Town of Farmville, Longwood University and Cumberland County. A few years ago, the three entities either left or decided not to renew their membership with the CRC. Change is constant, and, ...

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  7. A great man of wisdom'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Farmville Herald

    ... county, actually," he said. "We're going to miss him, I can tell you that," Frankie said. "I think all of Cumberland County is going to miss him." "I have a lot of people come to me and say, 'You know, your brother didn't charge me,'" Maria said. ...

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  8. Special celebration is SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Farmville Herald

    Midway Baptist Church, in Cumberland County will be celebrating its annual Deaconess and Missionaries Day on Sunday. According to a release from the church, all deaconess and missionaries are asked to wear white.

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  9. Cumberland unveils plan to build $16M health sciences schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Jersey Journal

    BRIDGETON -- Officials are proposing a $16 million School of Health Science & Medicine to help meet the growing demand for students who want to go into the medical field. "This is an opportunity for all of us to provide additional service to the students of our county ... ," said Dr. Dina Rossi Elliott, superintendent of the Cumberland County Vocational School District.

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  10. Will bus routes be cut in Cumberland County? Showdown looms between county, Capital Area TransitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PennLive.com

    ... "I lose money," she said. She hopes that doesn't happen, but CAT officials say that is a possibility if Cumberland County doesn't pay its share of the bus authority's costs. Cumberland County officials, on the other hand, say CAT's threat is just a ...

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  11. Marion Brothers Logging recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | Farmville Herald

    The Cumberland County School Board recognized Franklin Marion, owner of Marion Brothers Logging, Inc., for his inclusion in the VSBA's Business Honor Roll. The Cumberland County School Board recognized Franklin Marion and Kevin Marion during the May board meeting.

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  12. Vikings host regionals WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | Amherst Daily News

    ... second day of action at the NSSAF Pictou-Cumberland District Track and Field Championships saw a number of Cumberland County junior and senior athletes qualify for the Northumberland championship meet next week in Stellarton. STELLARTON - Cumberland ...

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  13. Rare rabid lamb found in Cumberland County, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | The Jersey Journal

    The rabid animal is one of three lambs that were for a time in two other counties before ending up at a Cumberland County farm, according to authorities. It's not known, Cumberland County Department of Health officials said Friday, how the lamb may have become infected with rabies.

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  14. CPA David Schad to serve on board of credit unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | NJ.com

    ... in accounting. He served on many non-profit service boards and community organizations throughout Cumberland County over several decades; most he served at the local and district level for Rotary including being President of the Rotary Club of ...

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  15. Think about how you're going to vote on May 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Amherst Daily News

    ... breath, waiting to hear if he's suffered another, possibly career-ending concussion. The Municipality of Cumberland County celebrated National Volunteer and Provincial Volunteer Week in April. Volunteers were nominated by their Cumberland volunteer ...

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  16. Emmerson Packaging cleans up animal shelter groundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Amherst Daily News

    ... breath, waiting to hear if he's suffered another, possibly career-ending concussion. The Municipality of Cumberland County celebrated National Volunteer and Provincial Volunteer Week in April. Volunteers were nominated by their Cumberland volunteer ...

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  17. How life expectancy has changed in each N.J. countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | NJ.com

    ... highest life expectancy, but because of the margin of error in the data, some counties are virtually tied. Cumberland County had one of the lowest life expectancies, as low as 76.60 in 2014. Its life expectancy has increased 6.1 percent from 1980 to ...

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  18. Cumberland athletes have strong showing at district track meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Amherst Daily News

    The second day of action at the NSSAF Pictou-Cumberland District Track and Field Championships saw a number of Cumberland County junior and senior athletes qualify for the Northumberland championship meet next week in Stellarton. The top eight finishers in each category advance to the regional meet.

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  19. We can thank Prince William (no, not that one) for Cumberland County's nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | PennLive.com

    ... tackled two of those counties. This week we are sticking close to home in order to reveal the origins of Cumberland County, where you can find the PennLive and the Patriot-News' offices and printing press. Our home county is named for a region in ...

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  20. 'My girlfriend is a liar' defense fails to win convicted burglar a new trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | PennLive.com

    A convicted burglar failed to win a new trial on a claim that his girlfriend/accomplice is a liar. It didn't succeed with the Cumberland County jury that convicted him, the county judge who denied him a new trial or, finally, with the state Superior Court panel that denied his appeal this week.

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