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Reprinted with permission from the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
At their working group meeting on Wednesday, the Northampton County Board of Education and the Northampton County Board of Commissioners agreed they must work together.
Reprinted with permission from the Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer
Five members of the Army Corps of Engineers from the Corps' Lewisville, Texas. facility are working with local volunteers on Lake Gaston in an attempt to test a theory that native aquatic plants can drive out the lake's hydrilla infestation. Philip Edwards, Todd Sliger, Dr. Michael Smart, Gary Dick and Lynde Dodd spent May 25 and 26 surveying over one hundred wire enclosures placed in 18 locations around the lake.
The enclosures were set into the lake in 2006. Some were stocked with native plants and some were designed as controls to see if grass carp were effective in controlling the lake's hydrilla infestation.
This year there is a twist.
Boys and girls from 7 to 15 will still learn baseball and softball fundamentals but they will also learn about life as the Weldon Police Department begins its second year of the Badges for Baseball program.
News that two new groups, the Petersburg Police Department and Taylors Mill Hunt Club will be among the participants in this year's 36th annual Virginia Pork Festival greeted volunteers May 26 at their annual dinner held at Greensville Ruritan Club.
Three days after the Warren County Board of Education failed to renew the contract of Warren County High School (WCHS) Principal Carolyn Faucette, more than 60 teachers, parents, students, alumni and others gathered outside the school system's central administrative office in Warrenton demanding answers about why the contract was not renewed.