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Ribbon cutting ceremony commemorates connecting the first 100 households to affordable Internet access

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Delegate Edmunds participated in the ribbon cutting May 23, at the South Boston Early Learning Center, for the broadband initiative between Microsoft, Mid-Atlantic Broadband and the Tobacco Commission to commemorate connecting the first 100 student households to broadband internet.

broadband ribbon cutting at South Boston Early Learning Center

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2017 National Police Week

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In recognition of National Police Week, the week of May 15-19, 2017, Delegate Edmunds decided to thank our hard-working law enforcement agencies in the 60th District with his "Cookies for Cops Campaign". Cookies from Windmill Bakery were delivered to the following offices:

  • Brookneal Police Chief Ricky Baldwin
  • Farmville Police Chief Andy Ellington
  • Prince Edward Police Dept.
  • South Boston Police Dept.
  • Halifax Police Dept.
  • Halifax County Sheriffs Office
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Delegate Edmunds Thanks South Boston DMV Direct Employees

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Delegate Visits Contact Center for Virginia Public Service Week

In celebration of Virginia Public Service Week, Delegate James Edmunds II paid a surprise visit to the South Boston DMV Direct Contact Center on Tuesday, May 9 to thank employees for their service to the Commonwealth.

Photo: Delegate James Edmunds II, center, stopped by the South Boston DMV Direct Contact Center on Tuesday, May 9 to thank employees in celebration of Virginia Public Service Week. Also pictured are DMV Direct Supervisor Heather Salley, left, and Manager Rita Fisher.

DMV Direct Manager Rita Fisher gave Delegate Edmunds, who represents the 60th District, a tour of the facility and introduced him to members of her 50-person staff.

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60th District Digest May 18, 2017

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Photo left: Delegate James E. Edmunds II with Farmville Chief of Police Andy Ellington

I was honored to meet with the community and business leaders of Farmville and Prince Edward County in Farmville this Wednesday. Senator Mark Peake joined me as we listened to all the positive things that are happening in the area as well as their concerns, wish lists and possible plans for solutions. Senator Peake and I will be working on identified state issues during the next general assembly session.

Farmville community leaders

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60th District Digest May 2, 2017

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HALIFAX:
There has been a lot of local news this past week, chief of which is the mighty flooded Dan River. Businesses in South Boston and other locations have suffered a lot of damage because of the speed of the rising water. Although the river has now receded, the real work started with the clean-up.

I was at Staunton River State Park when the park hosted Governor McAuliffe on the last of his visits to 37 Virginia State Parks. The Commonwealth has much to offer with the natural beauty found at all these parks and I am proud that we have several in the 60th District.

Staunton River State Park Gov. McAuliffe visit

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