Student missionary from Laneview found murdered
Kirsten Elisabeth Wolcott of Laneview in Essex County, a 20-year-old Seventh-Day Adventist student missionary, was found murdered on the Pacific island of Yap after going jogging near the school where she was teaching, according to a story on the Richmond Times-Dispatch website.
posted 11.29.2009Smoke-free restaurant law effective on Dec. 1
Just a few days remain until a new Virginia law restricting smoking in restaurants goes into effect. Starting December 1, smoking will be prohibited in restaurants, with some exceptions. Smokers and proprietors who violate the law will face civil penalties of $25.
posted 11.29.2009The Best Thanksgiving
“It was an amazing experience,” said Pastor Cook of Philippi Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Deltaville. “There is a strange, mysterious joy in having an opportunity to do something significant for another person. To give of yourself would sound difficult, but it’s exactly the opposite. It’s incredibly energizing and joyful.”
posted 11.25.2009Parade grand marshals are ‘pride of Urbanna’
“To me, they are the pride Of Urbanna and good examples of what our community represents,” said parade chairman Lois Jean Brooks. “They are both hard-working volunteers and they care about the community in which they live.”