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Canon printer/scanner - Model MP620.  $100.  Call 434-336-9947
Two Busch Garden Fun Passes - I have two tickets to Busch Gardens you can go as many times you like valid until September 1.  $100. Call 434-632-0631.
Motorcycle -2006 Suzuki Boulevard in Showroom Condition! Just 1434 original miles-this bike is gorgeous! $2900.00 Contact Harvey at 434-594-6686.
Refrigerator Sears Kenmore, white, side by side, 19.1 cubic.feet, Frostless Refrigerator Freezer in good condition. $200.  Call 434-634-4837

Wooden Playset - Wood Playset with 2 swings, trapeze combo, 2 slides, monkey bars, rock wall, 2 covered areas and climb thru tunnel. $650.  Call (434)594-1063.  (6/6/2014-9/20-2014)

Ashley Furniture Bunk Bed -$700, Very nice bunk bed set with a computer desk attach, like new, comes with tumbler, dressers and brand new mattress top mattress still have plastic on it..Most see!! 804-339-2578 (02/11/2014-09/11/2014)


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Wanted 16' Scamp or Casita camp trailer. Should have toilet/shower. Call: 209-840-2101.

Homes and Land For Sale

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BRICK RANCHER FOR SALE - 798 DRY BREAD ROAD, EMPORIA, VA 3 BEDROOM/1.5 BATH COMPLETELY RENOVATED.  New kitchen floor, double sink, faucet, garbage disposal, Refinished hardwood floors, New roof' All new windows, Freshly painted inside and outside, New light fixtures.  $50,000/ best offer call: (301) 318-5848

1.5 story brick cape cod home for sale in a very nice neighborhood, located in Emporia. It has beautiful hardwood floors, with some carpeted rooms. Upgraded stainless steel appliances, Italian tile with a roomy laundry room. There are plenty of closets and storage. The living room is very spacious with an office area attached.  There is a large deck attached to the back with a fenced in back yard and a very spacious and large shed to store your lawn mower, bikes etc. It is a MUST SEE!  $163,900.  Call 804-731-8093.  (03/14/2014-09/14/2014)

House for Sale- Owner Financing - 426 West End Blvd - $30,000.  3 Bedroom, 1 1/2 Bath, Ranch, 1,040 sq. ft., vinyl siding and storm windows, screened in porch, needs a little fixing up but with a small down payment it can be yours for under 350.00 a month including principal, interest, real estate taxes and insurance. Give us a call at 434-941-2168 or 434-941-7586 to discuss our owner financing options.

Homes For Rent and Vacation Rentals

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1 Bedroom House for Rent - 748 Meade Street- 1 Bedroom house, 1 bath for rent for $350 a month plus deposit.  House will be ready to move in 1st of September.  Call or text if interested (434)378-1356.

2 & 3 Bedroom Apartments Available for Immediate Move In - We have 2 bedrooms starting at $474 & 3 bedrooms starting at $620 available for immediate move in.  Please stop by Brook Ridge Apartments 1325 Skippers Road Emporia Va. 23847 or call (434)348-7700 and ask for Angela. **Mention this ad and receive $50 off your first month rent!** 

Beautiful Townhome -Renovated 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, ~1100 sqft, built in 2006. Central A/C, new tile & laminate flooring, cable ready, energy efficient, Washer/Dryer in unit, dishwasher, garbage disposal, modern appliances, crown molding, custom bookcases, fresh paint and so much more! Tenant responsible for utilities and yard maintenance. $20 Application Fee (credit and reference check); Security Deposit $500; 12-month lease. Website for add'l info and pics:  Call 757-338-2205 or e-mail $ 700/month.



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Free to Good Home - I have a walker/ black and tan dog a good home. She needs room to run. She was dropped off at my house November last year as a puppy. She is about 10 months old. I have has all her shots. She is just to much for us at our age and we can't give her the attention she needs. A very loving dog. Please inbox me if you are serious: 08/05/2014-08/25/2014)

Puppies - 7/8 Plott Hound 1/8 Walker Hound Pups.  We have 9 Plott hound pups for sale. The Mom is pure breed with papers and the father is 3/4 Plott 1/4 Walker. They are 5 weeks old now and should be ready to go in 1-2 weeks. Please call or text if you are interested: 252-676-1361. $ 50.00 (08/09/2014-08/31/2014)

Yard and Garage Sales

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Boys & Girls clothes, Ladies Clothes, shoes, toys, books, furniture, household items and much, much more!! Ad Text: Big Yard Sale - Saturday August 16,2014 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at 312 Church Street Emporia,VA.

Help Wanted and Employment Opportunities

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Parts Person Needed - Parts Person Needed, Health and Dental Insurance, Retirement, Paid Vacation and Sick Pay, Direct Deposit, Pay based on Experience Contact Vern Bryant at B & M Truck Repairs 434-336-4444

Job Posting

Maintenance Worker

Psychiatric residential treatment facility is seeking a full-time Maintenance Worker. Job duties include basic building and vehicle maintenance, performing equipment and building safety inspections, painting, plumbing, basic carpentry, electrical, & HVAC repair and installation.  Qualified candidates must possess the ability to work independently with little supervision while exhibiting quality workmanship. 

Formal experience in plumbing, electrical, or HVAC is required.  Tradesman certification in one of the above listed trades is preferred.

Must possess the ability to frequently lift eighty pound objects.  Working conditions include work both indoors in climate controlled areas and outdoors in temperatures in excess of 90 degrees and in temperatures below 32 degrees.  Competitive pay & benefits including company sponsored 401(k) plan, health, life, dental, and vision insurance.  Post offer drug screen, physical, and criminal background screening required.  Jackson-Feild Homes is Drug Free Work Place.  EEO

Mail, fax, or e-mail cover letter and resume by Friday, September 12, 2014 to:

                                                                        Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services
                                                                        Attn: Chris Thompson
                                                                        Job#:  2014-13
                                                                        546 Walnut Grove Drive
                                                                        Jarratt, Virginia 23867
                                                                        Fax: (434) 634-6237













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