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The Greensville/Emporia Department of Social Services Administrative Board will hold its regular meeting Thursday, August 15, 2019, at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Greensville/Emporia Department of Social Services located at 1748 East Atlantic Street.

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Two Virginians Die in Weather Related Crashes

From 4 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 12) through 8 p.m. Thursday (Feb.13), Virginia State Police state police emergency dispatch centers fielded 5,220 calls for service. During that same period, state troopers responded to 1,358 traffic crashes and 1,417 disabled vehicles across the Commonwealth.

The majority of crashes investigated by state police continue to only involve damage to vehicles and no injuries. However, there have been two storm-related fatal traffic crashes. The first occurred Wednesday in Halifax County and claimed the life of a local man. The second fatal crash occurred earlyThursday morning in Loudoun County and claimed the life of a Vienna, Va., man.

Virginians are still advised to stay off the roads overnight until conditions improve. Virginians are also advised not to call 911 or #77 on a cell phone for road conditions. Emergency lines must be kept open for real emergencies requiring police, fire, and/or medical response. To obtain information about road conditions (and this applies to media, too), please call 511 or go to


YMCA Preschool Visites Valentines!

YMCA Preschoolers took a trip to the Valentines Post Office.  Mrs Kathy Fajna, Postmaster, showed the kids the "special" Valentines, Virginia stamp as well as cards that people all over the world send in to have the special postmark on them! The kids were able to purchase their own stamps and mail homemade Valentines cards to their "Valentine's."


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