Featured Events

Duck Decoy Show and Sale SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11 11 a.m. 189 Fithians Lane, Hague 2nd Annual Duck decoy show and sale at Historic Nomini Hall. Come join famous upper bay carver Capt Bob Jobes, son of decoy carving pioneer Capt Harry Jobes, for an opportunity to purchase and view hand carved and painted decoys of many species. Puddle ducks, Divers, […]

Stay Cyber Safe While Shopping Online

The Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) and the Virginia State Police (VSP) are encouraging people in Virginia to be cyber safe when shopping for online deals. With the National Retail Federation prediction that online and other non-store holiday shopping will increase from 10% to 12% over last year, the holidays are a prime opportunity for hackers and bad actors to […]

Slow Down: Deer On The Move

Autumn is here and along with colorful leaves, crisp air and shorter days, deer are on the move. Fall is the breeding season for deer, so deer will be more active over the next couple of months than at any other time of the year. Motorists will also be driving more often in the dark, increasing the likelihood of encountering […]

‘Golden Village Christmas’ At Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern In Heathsville

Both children and adults are invited to do their Christmas shopping at “Golden Village Christmas” in Heathsville on Saturday, Dec. 3. This annual celebration of Christmastide, will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rice’s Hotel / Hughlett’s Tavern, and also include caroling, free hot mulled cider, a bake sale, and visits with Santa. Outside on the Tavern […]

Essex Fall Cleanup Award Winners

Winners in the Essex County Fall Cleanup Contest were (from left): third place, Aylett Country Day School (Sterling Brooks and Jasmine Kelly), first place, Essex County Sheriff’s Office (Sheriff W.A. “Arnie” Holmes), and second place, Essex High School National Honor Society (Taylor Logan). The awards were presented during the November 19 Tappahannock Farmers’ Market.

Brunswick Stew Fundraiser

Members of Boy Scout Troop 304 were busy Saturday, November 19, with their annual Brunswick Stew fundraiser held at Tappahannock Memorial United Methodist Church. Monies raised will assist with camp and other scouting activities. From left, Scout Zeke Fisher and Assistant Scout Master John Magruder.

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Avoiding Holiday Shopping Scams

It’s that time of year again when we do holiday shopping, much of it online. It’s also the time when more scammers come out. And what is it scammers want most? They want your personal information so they can turn it into cash and fraudulent purchases. Here are a few ways to avoid getting scammed online this holiday season: Beware […]


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Featured Events

The CornerStone Community Development Center, Aylett. Food Distribution – (*11235 West River Road, Aylett) * Mobile Pantry on Wednesday, December 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Lily Field Clothing Shed – (11235 West River Road, Aylett) Open on Saturdays. Please do not drop off donations outside the building. Kindly call ahead to schedule a donation drop off or […]

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