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Camden

September 16, 2017

SOUTH MILLS — Citing weather and the need for additional dredging, the U.S. Corps of Engineers will not be able to reopen the Dismal Swamp Canal to boaters at the end of this month as planned.

The Corps originally planned to reopen the canal on Sept. 30, but that date has now been moved…

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September 16, 2017

CAMDEN — Local historian Alex Leary saw a dream come true Friday with the opening of the new Camden County Heritage Museum.

"Brian Forehand and myself have been dreaming of this for 20 years," said Leary, smiling.

Forehand is the curator at the Historic Jail, which opened along with the new…

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September 07, 2017

CAMDEN — Solar farms don’t create a lot of jobs, but they do increase the tax value of the land on which they’re built.

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August 31, 2017

SOUTH MILLS – A phalanx of law enforcement officers from two states conducted their annual “Hands Across the Border” checkpoint on U.S. Highway 17 at the North Carolina-Virginia line Thursday morning. 

The event, designed to ensure motorists are complying with traffic laws,…

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August 31, 2017

CAMDEN — Camden will seek a $15 million state grant that would help build a new high school, but it could be some time before county officials learn if their application is approved.

That's because while the funding for the grant was authorized this year by the General Assembly, the…

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August 28, 2017

CAMDEN — For Timothy Lazar, principal at Grandy Primary School, the first day of school is "kind of like Christmas."

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August 21, 2017

SOUTH MILLS — Monday's solar eclipse left a lasting impression on nearly 200 citizen-astronomers who witnessed the event at Dismal Swamp State Park.

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August 21, 2017

River Road Middle School is debuting a collaborative project work area called Makerspace this year as part of its emphasis on the STEM subjects and journey toward being a fully recognized STEM School.

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August 10, 2017

A Camden County woman is facing a weapons charge after federal officials say she had a loaded handgun in her carry-on bag at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport.

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August 08, 2017

The Dismal Swamp Canal, closed following extensive damage from Hurricane Matthew, will reopen to vessel traffic by the end of September, the U.S. Corps of Engineers said in a statement this week.

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