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Chris Barksdale of Nellysford rescued after ship sinks in Atlantic during Hurricane Sandy

Chris Barksdale of Nellysford rescued after ship sinks in Atlantic during Hurricane Sandy

[ 1 ] October 29, 2012

Nellysford native Chris Barksdale is alive after abandoning the HMS Bounty, about 90 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Barksdale was one of 14 crew members rescued from life rafts by the Coast Guard. A 15th crew member, Claudene Christian, 42, was pulled from the water unresponsive and was taken to Elizabeth City Hospital, […]

Watching Hurricane Sandy For Potential Effects On Virginia

Watching Hurricane Sandy For Potential Effects On Virginia

[ 0 ] October 26, 2012

Nelson County, Virginia Everyone is wondering what Hurricane Sandy will do over the coming days as she spins northward along the eastern seaboard of the US. Friday, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, issued a state of emergency for the entire state in preparation of Sandy. Friday afternoon weather models showed Sandy to make landfall Monday into […]