Cumberland County Newswire (Page 5)

Cumberland County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cumberland County, VA. (Page 5)

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  1. Tree felling to begin in Robeson for pipeline -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | The Robesonian

    Trees will begin falling this week in Robeson and Cumberland counties to make room for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a Dominion Energy spokesman said Monday. The work along the pipeline's proposed route is a result of receiving the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's approval on Jan. 19 to begin felling trees and clearing vegetation in upland areas.

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  2. Amherst, Cumberland County challenging idle youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | Amherst Daily News

    ... are spending more time on their phones and playing video games after school but in Amherst and parts of Cumberland County that's hard to do. The Town of Amherst accepted the challenges found in the Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card on Physical ...

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  3. Forty years teaching musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | Amherst Daily News

    ... That love for music has taken her on a 40-year career of teaching, the last 22 of which have been in Cumberland County. Now the music teacher at Cumberland North Academy, Tucker was given a lifetime achievement award by the Nova Scotia Music ...

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  4. NSCC fundraising of long term benefit to Cumberland CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Amherst Daily News

    ... Rotary Club, mentioned that the campaign had already achieved over a third of its $1.5-million target for Cumberland County, a goal designed to take care of NSCC's student financial aid needs for many years into the future. While this is a very ...

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  5. Cartersville Ruritan Club recognizedRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    ... due to the club's accomplished activities, which include a citizen home improvement project, a donation to Cumberland County Public Library, donation and delivery of Christmas baskets to shut-ins, scholarships to college students, a donation to the ...

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  6. Cumberland County school board members disappointed with government decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Amherst Daily News

    ... such as himself, Mackie Ross and Adam Davies will no longer be able to represent the needs of rural Cumberland County. "She says that change needs to happen but there needs to be discussion," he said. "We've brought a consultant in from outside and ...

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  7. Amherst homelessness requires an ounce of preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Amherst Daily News

    ... begin taking seriously in our community," Lair said. "When you consider that 36 per cent of the people in Cumberland County make less than $20,000 a year after taxes and somehow have to support themselves it's understandable that there could be an ...

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  8. Amherst to celebrate African Heritage Month in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Amherst Daily News

    ... share in the events organized for African Heritage Month by the association, beginning with the official Cumberland County launch on Feb. 1 at noon in Springhill. Attending the public event at the Dr. Carson and Marion Murray Community Centre will ...

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  9. Future of Cumberland County is renewable energy, not shale gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Amherst Daily News

    ... is of the opinion that such exploration activity could prove to be the opportunity that could lift Cumberland County "out of poverty." She told Cumberland News Now earlier this week she feels it's time "to be brave and learn from other areas" about ...

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  10. Applauding commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    Members of the public, representatives of Dominion Energy and members of the Cumberland County Planning Commission weighed the pros and cons of a potential Atlantic Coast Pipeline construction yard on Salem Church Road in Cumberland. The discussions concerning the conditional use permit addressed potential effects on the traffic along Route 45, hours of operation and its location in proximity to the construction site.

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  11. Food bank to hold ribbon cuttingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    A food bank in Cumberland County that recently had been approved for a permanent location on 1550 Anderson Highway will hold a ribbon cutting Jan. 26. The community open house will take place from 2-4 p.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony taking place at 2:30 p.m. Doris Seal with Cumberland Community Cares , which worked to set the permanent food bank location, said light refreshments will be provided. Seal said in a release Wednesday that the CCC has been approved by FeedMore, a nonprofit organization based in Richmond, and said in an earlier Herald report that the CCC has received its own nonprofit status in November.

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  12. Three injured after wrong way driverRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2018 | Herald-Citizen

    No one was injured in a three-vehicle crash allegedly caused by a drunk driver traveling on the wrong side of Interstate 40 in Cumberland County.According to Tennessee Highway Patrol's report, the No one was injured in a three-vehicle crash allegedly caused by a drunk driver traveling on the wrong side of Interstate 40 in Cumberland County. According to Tennessee Highway Patrol's report, the alleged drunk driver was Dillon Smith, 43, of Crossville.

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  13. Adams County man announces run for 193rd district seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | The Penn

    ... I appreciate the importance of keeping more money in taxpayers' wallets. The residents of Adams and Cumberland County surely know how to spend their hard-earned money better than Harrisburg." On his campaign website, www.EckerforStateRep.com , Ecker ...

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  14. Tories again take government to task over tollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Amherst Daily News

    ... be paid off by 2019, but that doesn't mean the tolls will totally come off." The outgoing PC leader said Cumberland County residents deserve to know when Prmier Stephen McNeil will eliminate the toll on the 44-km highway between Thomson Station and ...

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  15. Traffic alert: Route 74 bridge replacement toaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | The York Daily Record

    Starting next week, crews will demolish and replace a bridge on Route 74 over the Little Conewago Creek at the border of Dover and West Manchester townships, according to the state Department of Transportation. Sheepford Road Bridge crosses the Yellow Breeches Creek between Cumberland County and York County in Fairview Township.

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  16. I-40W in Cumberland Co. shut down after head-on crash I-40W in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The westbound lanes of Interstate 40 are closed just past the Crossville exit in Cumberland County after a crash involving multiple vehicles. According to TDOT, the crash was reported at 12:36 p.m. at mile marker 316.

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  17. Cumberland welcomes new youth librarianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Amherst Daily News

    ... curriculum, and has had plenty of experience working with children and youth programming. The position in Cumberland County was just what she was looking for. "I was looking to move back to Nova Scotia, and was looking somewhere rural because rural ...

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  18. Property values remain flat across Cumberland CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | Amherst Daily News

    Figures released by the Property Valuation Services Corporation indicate that both residential and commercial property values are not moving much across Cumberland County's three municipalities as well as the former towns of Springhill and Parrsboro. "Just like it across the province we're finding residential and commercial property values in Cumberland County are still relatively flat," Lloyd MacLeod of the PVSC told the Amherst News on Wednesday.

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  19. Dike risk centre of Advocate Harbour public meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Amherst Daily News

    ... sea and the cliffs of Cape Chignecto. "By 2100 the sea level is expected to be over the dike in Advocate," Cumberland County's EMO co-ordinator Mike Johnson said. "It's not a question of it's going to happen because it's going to happen and we need ...

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  20. New fire ordinances tabledRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    Members of the Cumberland County Board of Supervisors voted Jan. 9 to table a request to change ordinances relating to the county's policy on fireworks and open fires. The requested revisions to ordinances in chapter 38 of the county code, some which reflect Virginia state code, would include the requirement of permits for fireworks, blastings and open burnings.

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