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Letters to Santa!

Mrs. Harvey’s First Grade Class

 

Dear Santa,

My name is Bryce.  I am 7 years old.  I live in Skippers, VA.  This year I have been good.  What I would MOST like for Christmas this year is a drum set and games for my Xbox.  If your elves are not too busy I would also like a four wheeler for kids.  I will leave some milk, cookies and cake for you on Christmas Eve!  Merry Christmas!

From your friend,

Bryce

 

Dear Santa,

My name is Quadareyon.  I am 6 years old.  I live in Emporia.  This year I have been good.  What I would MOST like for Christmas this year is Spongebob Krab Attack because I like Spongebob.  If your elves are not too busy I would also like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Flying Hero.  I will leave some cookies for you on Christmas Eve!  Merry Christmas!

From your friend,

Quadareyon

 

Dear Santa,

I hope you come by when it is Christmas.  I love you very much.  I would like a computer for myself and a Barbie House for my baby sister.  Also, please bring my brother some wrestling toys and teddy bears for my baby sister.  Thank you very much!

Sincerely,

Anaiya

 

Dear Santa,

My name is Seleya and I am six years old.  I am a smart little girl.  I love my family.  I am trying to be on my best behavior.  Santa, would you bring me a Barbie Doll, a hair salon, and an American Girl Doll?  Hope to see you soon.

Sincerely,

Seleya

 

Dear Santa,

My name is Blair.  I am 6 years old.  I live in Emporia, VA.  This year I have been very good.  What I would MOST like for Christmas this year is an American Girl Doll because I want to play with her.  If your elves are not too busy I would also like some iPod cases.  I will leave some milk and cookies for you on Christmas Eve!  Merry Christmas!

From your friend,

Blair

 

Dear Santa,

My name is Samantha.  I am 6 years old.  I live in Emporia, VA.  This year I have been very good.  What I would MOST like for Christmas this year is a Frozen Castle, an Elsa Doll, and Anna Doll because I love Frozen.  If your elves are not too busy I would also like a doll baby, a game, and a book.  I will leave some cookies for you on Christmas Eve!  Merry Christmas!

From your friend,

Samantha

 

Dear Santa,

My name is Tashawn.  I have been a very good boy this year.  For Christmas, I would like to have a Power Ranger Mega Force Toy, Lego blocks, WWE Wrestling men and rings, and also a play Power Ranger Sword.  I will leave you some milk and cookies.  Please don’t forget my big sister Tashay.  Thank you and love you!

Sincerely,

Tashawn

 

Dear Santa,

My name is Se’yona.  I am 6 years old.  I live in Emporia.  This year I have been very good.  What I would MOST like for Christmas this year is a doll.  You are the best, Santa!  If your elves are not too busy I would also like a tablet.  I will leave some milk and cookies for you on Christmas Eve!  Merry Christmas!

From your friend,

Se’yona

 

Dear Santa,

My name is Clayarta.  I am 6 years old.  I live in VA.  This year I have been good.  What I would MOST like for Christmas this year is a Ninja Turtle Battle Master because it’s awesome.  If your elves are not too busy I would also like a tablet.  I will leave some chocolate chip cookies and milk for you on Christmas Eve!  Merry Christmas!

From your friend,

Clayarta

 

Dear Santa,

My name is Hayden Claire and I am 7 years old.  I live in Emporia with my Mom and Dad.  I have tried to be a very good girl.  This year, I want the Monster High Catacombs and the Freaky Fusion Dolls that go with it the most.  If your elves have some extra time, I would love to have a TMNT blimp and the new My Little Pony Dolls.  Please tell Louie, my elf, that I really want my usual Lalaloopsy doll.  Your cookies will be waiting for you.  (Something for the reindeer, too.)

Sincerely,

Hayden

 

Dear Santa,

My name is Eli.  I am 6 years old.  I live in Emporia, VA.  This year I have been good.  What I would MOST like for Christmas this year is a Santa doll, Legos, and a Hulk doll because I like them very much.  If your elves are not too busy I would also lkie clothes, a Nabi with a blue cover and letters.  I will leave some cookies and milk for you on Christmas Eve!  Merry Christmas!

P.S.  I hope I’m not on the bad list.

From your friend,

Eli

 

Dear Santa,

My name is QuaDarion.  I am 7 years old.  I live in Emporia, VA.  This year I have been very good.  What I would MOST like for Christmas this year is basketball court games for my Wii, some new clothes, shoes, and coat because I’ve worked very hard in Mrs. Harvey’s class.  If your elves are not too busy I would also like some toys for my baby brother QuaTavion who’s 8 months so he will leave mine alone.  I will leave some egg nog cookies and a home cooked meal for you on Christmas Eve!  Merry Christmas!

From your friend,

QuaDarion

 

Dear Santa,

Can you bring me a Password Journal?

Love,

Tatyanna

 

Dear Santa,

My name is Christian.  I am 7 years old.  I do try very, very hard to be a good boy.  I want MOST for Christmas a machine that turns broken crayons into new ones.  It is called the Crayola Melt ‘N Mold Crayon Maker Factory.  I will leave some cookies and milk for you on Christmas Eve!  I love you and thank you for anything you bring me.

Sincerely,

Christian

 

Dear Santa,

My name is Mykah.  I am 6 years old.  I live in Skippers.  This year I have been very good.  What I would MOST like for Christmas this year is a lot of Wackyvision toys.  If your elves are not too busy I would also like a puppy.  I will leave some cookies and milk for you on Christmas Eve!  Merry Christmas!

From your friend,

Mykah

 

Dear Santa,

My name is Tyler.  I am 6 years old.  I live in Emporia, VA.  This year I have been very good.  What I would MOST like for Christmas this year is Mario 3D World because I like playing Mario on the Wii.  If your elves are not too busy I would also like a Scooby Doo Meets Batman movie.  I will leave some cookies and milk for you on Christmas Eve!  Merry Christmas!

From your friend,

Tyler

VIRGINIA STATE POLICE REMIND VIRGINIANS TO DRIVE TO SAVE LIVES THIS THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY, ESPECIALLY IN INCLEMENT WEATHER

RICHMOND – The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is one of the busiest travel times of the year, which increases Virginians’ risks of being involved in a serious or deadly traffic crash. As families and friends prepare to gather to give thanks this year, the Virginia State Police reminds motorists to make safety a priority during the holiday weekend. Virginians are reminded to drive to save lives by always buckling up, never driving drunk and avoiding distractions.

During the 2013 Thanksgiving holiday weekend, 12 people died in traffic crashes across the Commonwealth of Virginia. In the past five years, a total of 63 men, women and children have lost their lives in a traffic crash on Virginia’s highways over the four-day statistical counting period for the Thanksgiving holiday.*

“In 2014, traffic crashes have claimed 619 lives on Virginia’s highways, which averages to about 56 traffic deaths a month,” said Colonel W. Steven Flaherty, Virginia State Police Superintendent. “This is the time of year when we talk of giving thanks and committing selfless acts of kindness to help others. What better way to put that into action than by driving to save lives every time you’re on the road? Share the road, be alert to motorcyclists, pedestrians and bicyclists, and do not drive aggressively, distracted or drunk. Simply drive to save lives because every life counts.”

Virginia State Police will increase patrols and traffic enforcement efforts in order to prevent traffic deaths and injuries as part of the state police’s participation in Operation C.A.R.E., an acronym for the Combined Accident Reduction Effort. Operation C.A.R.E. is a state-sponsored, national program designed to reduce crashes, fatalities and injuries caused by speeding, impaired driving and failure to use occupant restraints. Motorists can expect to see an increase in troopers throughout the Commonwealth beginning Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at 12:01 a.m., and continuing through midnight, Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014.

During the 2013 Thanksgiving Operation C.A.R.E. initiative, Virginia State Police cited 9,841 speeders and another 2,697 reckless drivers statewide. Troopers arrested 98 impaired drivers and issued 772 seat belt citations. State police also cited 213 child restraint violations. Virginia troopers assisted 3,341 motorists.

In addition, weather-related crashes accounted for 4 percent of fatalities during the Thanksgiving weekend in 2012 nationwide.** With the potential for snow and freezing rain forecasted for the Commonwealth as the holiday approaches, motorists are reminded to plan ahead for possible delays, slow speeds for conditions, always buckle up, and call VDOT’s 511 or go to www.511virginia.orgto check road conditions.

With the increase of emergency personnel on the highways, Virginia State Police also reminds drivers to comply with Virginia’s “Move Over” law. A life-saving law intended to protect public safety responders and others who have a responsibility to work the roads. Drivers are required to change to another travel lane or, when unable to, to cautiously pass emergency personnel stopped on the side of the road. The law also includes highway maintenance vehicles and tow trucks equipped with flashing amber lights.

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Alumni Basketball Game Friday Night

On November 28, 2014 @ 6:00pmThe Greensville County High School boys basketball team will be hosting the annual Alumni Basketball Game: Featuring some of the best basketball players from the Southside District that attended Greensville County High School: Players like Antoine Walton, Jamar Walton, Trey Drake, and Michael Stokes and more, Admission $5.00.  Those players who are interested in playing please contact Michael Stokes and Perry Manning or contact the head coach directly: Coach Young at 757-582-0087 or Coachyoung@me.com.

Players are expected to be at the gym no later than 5:15pm to be placed on teams by Coach Young.

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Meherrin Regional Library System Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

The Meherrin Regional Library System will be closed the following days this holiday season:

Wednesday, November 26 – Library Open 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Thursday, November 27 through Saturday, November 29 – Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

For more information please contact the Brunswick County Library at 434-848-2418, ext. 301, the W.E. Richardson Memorial Library at 434-634-2539, or visit www.meherrinlib.org.

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Thanksgiving Sanitation Schedule

CITY OF EMPORIA

   THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

SANITATION SCHEDULE

RESIDENTIAL SERVICE:  TRASH, BULK/YARD WASTE AND RECYCLING

 

NORMAL COLLECTION                                     WILL BE COLLECTED

Friday, November 28, 2014                                        Wednesday, November 26, 2014

ALL WASTE MUST BE PLACED AT STREET FOR REMOVAL BY 7:00 A.M. ON COLLECTION DAY.

COMMERCIAL SERVICE

NO COLLECTION ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2014

LOOSE LEAF COLLECTION

NO COLLECTION ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2014 AND FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2014

THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT IS ASKING ALL RESIDENTS TO REFRAIN FROM PUTTING TRASH OUT AFTER THEIR NORMAL SCHEDULED COLLECTION DAY.

 



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SOUTHERN VIRGINIA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER TO HELP CONSUMERS SIGN UP FOR HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE

Emporia, VA  - Beginning November 15, Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center (SVRMC)  will help area residents learn about and enroll in health insurance options on the Health Insurance Marketplace.

The Health Insurance Marketplace provides U.S. citizens access to affordable health insurance coverage. All health plans on the Marketplace must offer a comprehensive set of benefits including, preventive care and wellness services, doctor visits, prescription drugs, hospital and emergency department care, lab services and pediatric services, and coverage cannot be denied based on a pre-existing condition. Depending on household income, some individuals may qualify for financial assistance from the government, or subsidies, towards the cost of the premium.

As part of the Affordable Care Act, most U.S. citizens are required to have health insurance beginning in 2014. During the first enrollment wave, which began last October and ended in March, nearly 10 million uninsured individuals enrolled in a Marketplace plan. Yet, approximately 30 million Americans remain uninsured.

“This is where SVRMC can help,” said Joe Wilkins, SVRMC’s Interim CEO.  “As a primary health provider in the area, we want to help educate residents on the health plan options available through the Marketplace and assist with eligibility determination for Medicaid or financial help to lower the cost of health insurance premiums.  Although this is a major function of www.healthcare.gov, SVRMC application counselors can perform the same analysis and help with the sign-up process.”

Beginning in 2015, individuals who can afford health insurance but don’t sign up, may have to pay a penalty of $325 per adult and $162.50 per child – up to $975/family or 2% of family income, whichever is higher. And, without insurance, you will be financially responsible for all of your medical costs.

In all states, Medicaid provides health coverage for some low-income people, families and children, pregnant women, the elderly, and people with disabilities. In some states, the program also covers adults who fall below a certain income level. 

“While Virginiahas chosen not to expand Medicaid, there are still many individuals in the community who qualify for Medicaid coverage,” explained Wilkins.“We can help screen these individuals and if they qualify, we can enroll them at any time, with health coverage beginning immediately.”

Open enrollment runs November 15, 2014 – February 15, 2015.  If you would like to make an appointment to speak with an SVRMC application counselor, call 434-348-4406

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The next Look Good Feel Better for women who are currently in treatment for cancer will be held on Monday, December 1, 2014 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center classrooms.

For more information or to register please contact Brenda Pultz at (434)637-6198 or bpultz4@hotmail.com.

Visit the Look Good Feel Better Website here.



 

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