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Daily Press
York County, Poquoson set new deal on courthouse costsYork County and Poquoson adjusted the amount each locality will contribute to r
Daily Press / Posted 18 hours ago
York County and Poquoson adjusted the amount each locality will contribute to run the courthouse, a change that York County Administrator Neil Morgan said is more fair. The York County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution to submit... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Skeletal remains found in York County identifiedremains found in York County in May of 2017 have been identified and a cause of
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 23 hours ago
remains found in York County in May of 2017 have been identified and a cause of death has been determined. The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office confirms the remains are those of Michael Andrew Ellis, a white male with a last known address in... Read more
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Daily Press
Poquoson School Board reviews consolidation, asks for construction costsThe Poquoson School Board is weighing its options on school consolidation. Beca
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
The Poquoson School Board is weighing its options on school consolidation. Because closing one school in Poquoson would require expanding at least one other, the board has requested cost estimates to help with the decision. At Tuesday’s School Board... Read more
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Daily Press
Yorktown Art Stroll to bring in hundreds of artistswill run as usual from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event will be held rain or shin
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
will run as usual from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event will be held rain or shine. New hot dog, ice cream restaurant in Poquoson Island Dawgs and Cones opened earlier this month at 1165 Poquoson Ave. The restaurant serves hot dogs, burgers,... Read more
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Daily Press
A bloody day at Antietam for the Peninsula's 32nd Virginia Infantryof Hampton and Williamsburg, the farms of Warwick and James City counties and t
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
of Hampton and Williamsburg, the farms of Warwick and James City counties and the waterfront enclaves of York County and Poquoson was also severe and lasting. "When the word started getting back about everybody who had died or been wounded, it... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Suspicious package found at vacant York County homeYORK COUNTY, Va. – Deputies with the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office are respond
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 5 days ago
YORK COUNTY, Va. – Deputies with the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office are responding to a report of a suspicious package that was found in a vacant home in the 1400 block of Old York Hampton Highway Friday afternoon. Dispatchers received the call at... Read more
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Daily Press
Bomb squad responding to suspicious package inside York County homeCrews are responding to a suspicious package found inside a home in York County
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Crews are responding to a suspicious package found inside a home in York County Friday afternoon, an official said. York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office Deputies and York County Fire & Life Safety responded to the home in the 1400 block of Old... Read more
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Daily Press
Man facing 23 years in prison for 2016 murder of York County teenagerwas identified as a gang member during the investigation, according to Hahn. He
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
was identified as a gang member during the investigation, according to Hahn. He said people in York County and Poquoson need to understand that gang activities are happening in their communities. Lee pleaded guilty in June and was... Read more
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Daily Press
Fishing Report: Cobia season comes to an end FridayEd Allen’s Boats and Bait reports bass, pickerel, bowfin, crappie, and shellcra
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reports bass, pickerel, bowfin, crappie, and shellcracker are all active. Poquoson Flats: Puppy drum are in the shallows near the marsh grass. Speckled trout, striped bass and bluefish are on the... Read more
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Daily Press
CNU student's $300 Lilly Pulitzer dorm room featured online for Southern Livingchairs, according to Teen Vogue’s story. In order create Skylar’ Flynns “home
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
chairs, according to Teen Vogue’s story. In order create Skylar’ Flynns “home away from home,” her family, which lives in Poquoson, recycled old Lilly Pulitzer fabrics and planners to refurbish household items. They also bought low-priced items... Read more
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Daily Press
Former Poquoson school division worker pleads guilty to child pornography chargesA Poquoson man who once worked and volunteered for the city’s school division p
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
A Poquoson man who once worked and volunteered for the city’s school division pleaded guilty to multiple child pornography charges in York-Poquoson Circuit Court Tuesday. Robert M. Rollins, 57, was convicted of five counts each of possession of... Read more
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Southside Sentinel
Urbanna and Deltaville sportson a weekend of perfect weather, great soccer and good sportsmanship.09.13.2017
Southside Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
on a weekend of perfect weather, great soccer and good sportsmanship.09.13.2017Uriri, Hammond lead Colts to big win over Poquoson The Middlesex Midgets (ages 11-12) defeated the Poquoson Bulls 37-6 Saturday, September 9, at the Syd Thrift... Read more
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Daily Press
More local schools earn accreditation this yearstudents with disabilities, English learners, economically disadvantaged studen
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
students with disabilities, English learners, economically disadvantaged students, black students and Hispanic students.Poquoson Poquoson’s schools are all fully-accredited, with students improving in science and writing. Pass rates in math,... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
29 Hampton Roads schools denied accreditation for 2017-2018 school yearschool districts had all schools fully accredited, including Virginia Beach, Wi
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 7 days ago
school districts had all schools fully accredited, including Virginia Beach, Williamsburg-James City County, York County, Poquoson, Middlesex County, Mathews County, Gloucester County, Isle of Wight County, Southampton County, and Surry... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Sheriff searching for man who exposed himself to student, school employeeYORKTOWN – The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Department is searching for a man who th
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 8 days ago
YORKTOWN – The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Department is searching for a man who they say exposed himself to middle school student and school employee. According to a spokesperson with the department, the incident happened on Monday morning just before... Read more
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Southside Sentinel
Uriri, Hammond lead Colts to big win over Poquoson by Larry Chowning The Middlesex Midgets (ages 11-12) defeated the Poquoson B
Southside Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
by Larry Chowning The Middlesex Midgets (ages 11-12) defeated the Poquoson Bulls 37-6 Saturday, September 9, at the Syd Thrift Athletic Complex at Middlesex High School. The Midgets overwhelmed... Read more
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Daily Press
Poquoson council allows for lifetime dog licensesDog owners in Poquoson will no longer have to buy dog licenses from the city ea
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
Dog owners in Poquoson will no longer have to buy dog licenses from the city each year — the City Council unanimously voted to make licenses last a lifetime. City Treasurer Steven Clarke pitched the idea to the council on Monday. He said the change... Read more
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Daily Press
Danika Katzer qualifies for USA Swimming national championshipyear, qualified for the 2016 Olympic Trials in the 400-meter IM, breaking the q
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
year, qualified for the 2016 Olympic Trials in the 400-meter IM, breaking the qualifying standard of 4:54.99. Meanwhile, Poquoson swimmer Morgan Miller competed at the USA Futures Long Course Championships, held in Geneva, OH in... Read more
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Daily Press
Crash closes part of Hampton Highway in York County; 600 without powerofficials said. Northbound Hampton Highway is closed at the Goddard School, at
Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
officials said. Northbound Hampton Highway is closed at the Goddard School, at 409 Hampton Highway in Yorktown, York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office said on Facebook. Both northbound lanes are expected to be closed from four to five hours while... Read more
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Daily Press
Sept. 11 Letters: Hurricane attire, global warming, Newport News police chieffor having their senior officers, recruited and promoted to positions of leader
Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
for having their senior officers, recruited and promoted to positions of leadership in other localities such as Suffolk, Poquoson and several others). Any new chief brought in from the outside will have a time consuming learning curve. He will... Read more
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Daily Press
Saturday's local interest college football: Spiders edge Colgate; West Virginia dusts ECU; Ferrum beats Apprenticethrew three touchdown passes — all to freshman Kwaytavious Blackwell — though h
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
threw three touchdown passes — all to freshman Kwaytavious Blackwell — though he completed just 7 of 18 for 133 yards. Poquoson native Ethan Bryce led Apprentice’s ground game with 74 yards on 15 rushes. Army 21, Buffalo 17: Darnell Woolfolk... Read more
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Gulf News
Virginia scraps touch-screen voting machines as election for governor loomsin the process of replacing them — Lee County, Rappahannock County, Russell Cou
Gulf News / Posted 12 days ago
in the process of replacing them — Lee County, Rappahannock County, Russell County and the cities of Norfolk, Portsmouth, Poquoson and Martinsville. Another three have said they intend to get new machines.Friday’s action will force the remaining... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Friday's ScoresHenry-Roanoke 34, William Fleming 29 Petersburg 42, George Wythe-Richmond 30
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 12 days ago
Henry-Roanoke 34, William Fleming 29 Petersburg 42, George Wythe-Richmond 30 Pike Co. Central, Ky. 42, Hurley 16 Poquoson 31, Jamestown 14 Portsmouth Christian 61, Hampton Roads 40 Potomac Falls 40, Riverside 21 Prince Edward County... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Virginia scraps touch-screen voting machines as election for governor loomsin the process of replacing them - Lee County, Rappahannock County, Russell Cou
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
in the process of replacing them - Lee County, Rappahannock County, Russell County and the cities of Norfolk, Portsmouth, Poquoson and Martinsville. Another three have said they intend to get new machines. Friday's action will force the remaining... Read more
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Daily Press
What if Harvey hit Hampton Roads?threat to this area, he said, would be the storm surge from a hurricane pushing
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
threat to this area, he said, would be the storm surge from a hurricane pushing water into low-lying communities such as Poquoson, Hampton, the Northern Neck, Norfolk and Virginia Beach. “It would be absolutely devastating to certain parts of... Read more
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Daily Press
First United Methodist Church in Hampton continues clam chowder fundraiserdays to make the gallons. Taylor has been an instrumental part of the event fo
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
days to make the gallons. Taylor has been an instrumental part of the event for more than seven years. “It’s what we call Poquoson clam chowder because my dad is from Poquoson,” Taylor said. “There’s no milk in it or tomatoes in it. The only juice... Read more
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Daily Press
Offshore billfish bite can light up following a stormare on mid-depth flats. Pickerel and bowfin are in the creeks. Bass are active
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
are on mid-depth flats. Pickerel and bowfin are in the creeks. Bass are active in the shallows early and late in the day. Poquoson Flats: Speckled trout and striped bass are on the flats. Puppy drum are close to the marsh grass. Spot are on the... Read more
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Daily Press
Tuesday 11:55 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results and summaries2 blocks, 4 digs, 2 aces; Audrey Luedde 6 service points, 5 digs; Angelina Spir
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
2 blocks, 4 digs, 2 aces; Audrey Luedde 6 service points, 5 digs; Angelina Spirito 8 service points, 6 digs. New Kent d. Poquoson 16-25, 25-23, 26-28, 25-22, 15-4. Standouts: Poquoson, Hannah Hibbs 14 kills, 6 digs, 17 assists; Hope Jennings 13... Read more
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Daily Press
First day of school a success across the Peninsula areaThey pass a lot of people on their way to class, so the goal is to have them fe
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
They pass a lot of people on their way to class, so the goal is to have them feeling a bit better once they get there.” Poquoson Superintendent Jennifer Parish said the first day of school was business as usual and a great start. She said one of... Read more
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Daily Press
York County supervisors set state legislative prioritiesof priorities is support for Colonial Behavioral Health, a service that provide
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
of priorities is support for Colonial Behavioral Health, a service that provides York, James City County, Williamsburg and Poquoson with mental health, substance abuse and developmental disability services. Supervisor Tom Shepperd also got the... Read more
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Daily Press
Yorktown to celebrate arts month this weekendrocks. The event features agility demonstrations and educational opportunities
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
rocks. The event features agility demonstrations and educational opportunities on topics like spaying and neutering pets.Poquoson teens donate time to library Over the summer, 48 teenagers in Poquoson spent time cleaning shelves, checking books... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Raccoon tests positive for rabies in PoquosonPOQUOSON, Va. – The Peninsula Health District is notifying residents that a rac
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 15 days ago
POQUOSON, Va. – The Peninsula Health District is notifying residents that a raccoon captured in Poquoson has tested positive for rabies. The raccoon was found in the area of Marie Court and Dorothy Drive. Anyone having information regarding any... Read more
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Daily Press
Candidates in the November electionEmily Brewer, 33, small-business owner. Isle of Wight Democrat: Roslyn Tyler
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
Emily Brewer, 33, small-business owner. Isle of Wight Democrat: Roslyn Tyler unopposed. Hampton, Poquoson, York County Democrat: Michael Wade, 38, IT service director Republican: Gordon Helsel (i), 70, retired... Read more
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Daily Press
Peninsula employment continues improvement in JulyMore Peninsula residents found jobs in July as unemployment rates dropped from
Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
More Peninsula residents found jobs in July as unemployment rates dropped from July 2016 in every locality except Poquoson, according to the latest labor data. The Hampton Roads unemployment rate stayed flat at 4.4 percent from June to July, but was... Read more
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Daily Press
William and Mary faces major questions going into VirginiaGreensboro last season. Apprentice is coming off a 5-5 season, its best since 2
Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
Greensboro last season. Apprentice is coming off a 5-5 season, its best since 2007. QB Brenden O'Neil, RB Ethan Bryce from Poquoson and OL Kekoa Haina-Scott will be instrumental to the offense, which averaged 354.1 yards per game last season.... Read more
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Daily Press
Facebook Feedback for Sept. 2: Charlottesville Lee statue removal case, new Poquoson real estate firm, groups fight transgender military banDouglas, Sojourner Truth; make them remember which side of history they are on.
Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
Douglas, Sojourner Truth; make them remember which side of history they are on. Cousins start real estate firm in Poquoson Cousins Christopher Griebel and Leslie Moore recently opened a real estate firm, Tideline Properties, carrying out... Read more
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Daily Press
Poquoson real estate firm carries on family legacystarted the business about two months ago, carrying on their family’s legacy in
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
started the business about two months ago, carrying on their family’s legacy in local real estate by setting up shop in Poquoson in a building their grandfather, James C. Moore, built. James C. Moore, who died in 2004, was a major developer... Read more
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Daily Press
Very good cobia season coming to an end soonon the flats early and late in the day. Bluegill and shellcracker are active. C
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
on the flats early and late in the day. Bluegill and shellcracker are active. Catfish are holding on the channel edges. Poquoson Flats: Puppy drum and small striped bass are being caught. More and larger speckled trout are showing in the... Read more
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Daily Press
Labor Day closings— Closed Monday. Middlesex County — Closed Monday. New Kent County — Closed M
Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
— Closed Monday. Middlesex County — Closed Monday. New Kent County — Closed Monday. Newport News — Closed Monday. Poquoson — Closed Monday. Smithfield — Closed Monday. Suffolk — Closed Monday. Surry County — Closed Monday. Urbanna —... Read more
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Daily Press
DP List: Back-to-school book suggestions, youth library programsand homework begin to take priority, the Newport News Library, Hampton Public L
Daily Press / Posted 22 days ago
and homework begin to take priority, the Newport News Library, Hampton Public Library, Gloucester Public Library, Poquoson Public Library and the Tabb Public Library don’t want leisurely reading slip to the side. Librarians and directors... Read more
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Daily Press
Deputies searching for attempted robbery suspect in York CountyThe York-Poquoson Sheriff’s office is trying to identify a suspect accused of a
Daily Press / Posted 22 days ago
The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s office is trying to identify a suspect accused of attempting to rob a woman in the Dare area of York County over the weekend. The incident happened about 4 a.m. Aug. 26 in the 1000 block of Picadilly Loop, officials said... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Winds will ease on WednesdayFlood Advisory in effect for Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Ches
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 22 days ago
Flood Advisory in effect for Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Chesapeake, York, Newport News, Hampton and Poquoson until 6:00 am*** A few lingering showers overnight. It will still be windy with winds out of the north 20-30... Read more
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Daily Press
Peninsula drenched by heavy rainfall, minor flooding TuesdayAlec Butner. A coastal flood advisory remained in effect until 6 a.m. Wednesday
Daily Press / Posted 22 days ago
Alec Butner. A coastal flood advisory remained in effect until 6 a.m. Wednesday for the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson and southeastern York County. Hampton Roads typically gets about 5 inches of rain throughout all of August, Butner... Read more
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Daily Press
Poquoson affirms support for higher, wider path to Hampton on Wythe Creek RoadThere wasn’t much discussion Monday when the Poquoson City Council was asked if
Daily Press / Posted 22 days ago
There wasn’t much discussion Monday when the Poquoson City Council was asked if it would reaffirm its support for the Virginia Department of Transportation’s plan to widen Wythe Creek Road where it connects Poquoson to Hampton. The council... Read more
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Daily Press
Oozlefinch Craft Brewery celebrates anniversary with two-day partyof Oozlefinch’s brand. The T-shirt will feature the winning design by Brandon
Daily Press / Posted 22 days ago
of Oozlefinch’s brand. The T-shirt will feature the winning design by Brandon McPherson, a caricature artist from Poquoson who lives in Richmond. His design incorporates the oozlefinch bird, beer, Fort Monroe, a plane and a... Read more
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Daily Press
Virginia Symphony holding free outdoor concert in Yorktownat 5:30 p.m. To see if the weather will cancel the concert, call the Yorktown
Daily Press / Posted 22 days ago
at 5:30 p.m. To see if the weather will cancel the concert, call the Yorktown events hotline at 757-890-3520 on Saturday. Poquoson puts off farm animal decision The Poquoson City Council decided to put off establishing a new farm animal ordinance... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Gusty winds to cause tidal floodingRoads and NE NC through this evening*** ***High Wind Warning for Currituck, No
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 22 days ago
Roads and NE NC through this evening*** ***High Wind Warning for Currituck, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, Hampton, Poquoson, Accomack, and Northampton*** ***Coastal Flood Watch for most of coastal Hampton Roads from this afternoon through... Read more
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Daily Press
Aug. 29 Letters: Wetlandsthrough development, are continuing to threaten natural environmental buffers a
Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
through development, are continuing to threaten natural environmental buffers along our coast. The City Council of Poquoson, for example, has recently approved the Legacy Development along Victory Boulevard. The development places... Read more
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Daily Press
Reader Feedback Aug. 27: Names, monuments, coverage complaintsacting like dictators. To me, when they're removing these statues, it should be
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
acting like dictators. To me, when they're removing these statues, it should be something voted on by all citizens. Ray, Poquoson: I'm not surprised at what happened at the Charlottesville council meeting last night. Just another meeting of the... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Man accused of assaulting 2 deputies during York County domestic callCounty Deputies were assaulted while responding to a domestic call in the Seafo
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 26 days ago
County Deputies were assaulted while responding to a domestic call in the Seaford area on August 17, according to the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the deputies were dispatched to a domestic call in the 100... Read more
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