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A Portsmouth woman saw life after death and she wants to talk about it

Rosemary Thornton went to the doctor for a minor medical procedure last year, bled out and had a heart attack. For 10 minutes she had no vital signs. She died. “I popped out of my body like toast in a toaster and had a splendiferous time floating around and chatted with the angels,” Thornton said....

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    Wednesday Triangle: Karaoke, 10 p.m. Thursday Aromas: Open Mic, 7-9 p.m. Triangle: Robert Hodge, 7-11 p.m. Triangle: LGBTQIA+ Dance Night, 11 p.m. Sweet Tea and Barley: Good Shot Judy, 7-10 p.m. Friday Triangle: Jack Campbell Blues Quartet, 8 p.m. Saturday Brass Cannon Brewing: Herbie D's Dangerous...

      • Cabin Fever Concert Series kicks off this Thursday

        Cabin Fever Concert Series kicks off this Thursday

        Yorktown’s Cabin Fever Concert Series kicks off Thursday at the Freight Shed with Caroline Scruggs and the 504 Supreme Trio. Kevin Ritchie,event planner for York County Tourism Development, said this is the concert series’ 11th year running. “The idea was kind of born out of let's try to do something...

          • Top 10 for Feb. 6-12

            Top 10 for Feb. 6-12

            10 Trinity Organ Concert: The concert will feature Kevin Kwan, organist and director of music at Christ and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Norfolk and dean of the American Guild of Organists Tidewater Chapter. He will perform music by Bach, Stanford, Hancock and others. A reception to follow. 1...

              • Top 10 for Jan. 30-Feb. 5

                Top 10 for Jan. 30-Feb. 5

                ‘Midnight in Paris:’ A comedy about a discontented writer who finds a portal back to 1920s Paris where he hobnobs with famous writers of the jazz age. 2 p.m. Thursday at the Williamsburg Library, 515 Scotland St. Free. Friday Morning MTB Bike Ride: Join Margie McCarthy and Fran Lenahan for a fun-pace...


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                  • Now is the time to invest in the future

                    Hey Virginia Delegates and Senators! How do you assure our future, improve the welfare of our society or even “Make American Great Again” when you do not fully fund the education of our children? Our children and their development are our future, right? So, at a time when fewer people nationally...

                      • There are two lives in every pregnancy

                        Credit Gov. Northam for pulling back the veil of decades-long deceit and revealing for Virginians and all Americans that the “progressive” left worships at the altar of abortion and even infanticide. There are two distinct lives in every pregnancy: the mother’s and the baby’s. Men and women have...

                          • There is rhythm to the life, activities of the state's Poet Laureate

                            Henry Hart, the Mildred and J.B. Hickman professor of English and Humanities at the College of William and Mary, who is an award–winning poet and literary biographer, was appointed last year as Virginia’s 2018-2020 Poet Laureate. “Receiving the appointment was very special,” he said at that time...

                              • Humor proved overwhelming for Richmond Ballet's 'Cinderella'

                                One of the things I most anticipate when it comes to arts coverage is the Richmond Ballet. Only a short drive from here, it’s a chance to see first-class dance of all types performed by a fully professional company — a company that can offer dance delight that’s competitive with that found in many...

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