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Caroline Cavaliers fall to Dinwiddie Generals, 55-0

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 4:16 pm

By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   The Caroline Cavaliers varsity football team went 0-3 last Friday night, taking their worst defeat this season at the hands of the Dinwiddie Generals 55-0 in Dinwiddie. This contest was one between the disciplined and the undisciplined. Dinwiddie showed their strength offensively as Denzel Williams worked from different sets in the backfield accumulating 85 yards and one touchdown in eight runs, while receiving three

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Multiple arrests made in HVAC thefts

Posted on September 12, 2014 at 9:37 am

The Caroline County Sheriff’s Office has charged four men with numerous counts of grand larceny, conspiracy to commit grand larceny, and larceny with intent to sell in connection with the theft of commercial copper wire and HVAC units. The thefts occurred throughout Caroline County with local churches being a primary target. Austin J. Wright, 19, Nathan H. Clair, 24, Derek J. St. Amand, 23, all of Ruther Glen, and Robert

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  • Virginia Sports Complex has three years to connect to county’s sewer system

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:23 am

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    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Twelve years after the county first approved a special exception permit for the Virginia Sports Complex, the facility has a new deadline for establishing a permanent system to handle sewage. At its Sept. 9 meeting, the Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to require the complex to connect to the county’s sewer system within 36 months. In 2009, a condition was added to a special

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  • SOL pass rates stay mostly flat in Caroline

    Posted on September 9, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Pass rates on the state-mandated Standards of Learning tests recently released by the Virginia Department of Education show Caroline County lagging behind state averages in all five assessed subjects, although school officials say that when compared to other localities with similar resources, Caroline is competing fairly well. VDOE data report that Caroline’s pass rates for the 2013–14 school year, for all grades combined, were

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Caroline Cavaliers fall to Dinwiddie Generals, 55-0

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 4:16 pm

By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   The Caroline Cavaliers varsity football team went 0-3 last Friday night, taking their worst defeat this season at the hands of the Dinwiddie Generals 55-0 in Dinwiddie. This contest was one between the disciplined and the undisciplined. Dinwiddie showed their strength offensively as Denzel Williams worked from different sets in the backfield accumulating 85 yards and one touchdown in eight runs, while receiving three

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  • King George Foxes defeat Cavaliers in field hockey, 8-0

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 11:42 am

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    The Cavaliers field hockey team lost a home game against the King George Foxes on Sept. 10 with a score of 8-0, bringing Caroline’s season record to 0-5 so far. At 4:30 today, Sept. 12, the Cavs will take on Spotsylvania at Spotsylvania High School. The game is rescheduled from Sept. 8. Pictured at left, Cavaliers forward Emily Watters moves into position in a bid to claim the ball from

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  • Second-quarter mistakes cost Cavs the game against Henrico Warriors

    Posted on September 8, 2014 at 10:34 am

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    By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   Caroline took a battering in the second quarter of play in a 48-0 losing effort against Henrico High School in varsity football last Friday night. Aside from that deciding quarter, the Cavaliers played harder and better than the week prior. In an effort to keep the fatigue factor at bay from players in the game on both sides, Coach Antron Yates made some major

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Lifestyles

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New Fort A.P. Hill commander ‘excited to come to work every day’

Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:38 am

By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   When Lt. Col. David Meyer replaced Pete Dargle as garrison commander of Fort A.P. Hill this May, he assumed responsibility for 76,000 acres and a constantly revolving group of active-duty soldiers from the Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force, as well as reservists, National Guard members, and employees of federal agencies. But although the scope of this task may sound daunting to civilians, for

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  • Local Public Servant Spotlight — Megan Upshaw: Reading ‘helps keep your mind sharp’

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:04 am

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    By Daniel Sherrier Editor   All new books go through Megan Upshaw—or at least they do at Caroline Library, Inc. Upshaw is the cataloguer and bookkeeper for the local library system. When new books arrive, she enters them into the computer so patrons can check them out. She processes the payroll and handles the library’s bills—“all that fun stuff so that we can run the library,” she said. She previously

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  • Rainwater harvesting promoted in Virginia Conservation Assistance Program

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 9:57 am

    This garden in Charlottesville's Clarke School is an example of the Virginia Conservation Assistance Program in action.

    By Greg Glassner CP Correspondent   Sometime after World War II, the American Dream became a ranch or split-level house in the suburbs surrounded by a half-acre of grass cut as short as a putting green. Add two late-model cars complete with tail fins and gas-guzzling V-8 engines, and a stay-at-home mom and the image was complete. Well, that was then and this is now. Gasoline is no longer 25

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State Fair of Virginia tickets now on sale at numerous ticket outlet locations

Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:45 am

Fans of the State Fair of Virginia can spend less time in line and more time enjoying the fair—and save money—with tickets purchased from numerous ticket outlets or online. Adult and youth/senior General Admission tickets are available at the weekday price—$12 for adults and $8 for youth (5 to 12) and seniors (60 or older)—but can be used on any one day during the fair’s 10-day run. That represents a

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  • Community Calendar, week of September 11

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:13 am

    Ongoing *Caroline High School class of 1984 is hosting its 30th class reunion Nov. 28 and 29. The event will be held at the Virginia Center Commons Wyndham Hotel in Glen Allen. Graduates of classes 1980 – 89 are invited to attend as special guests. For more information, call LaVonda Wingfield at (540) 205-7495. *The Port Royal Museum of American History is open to the public each Saturday from 10

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  • Community Calendar, week of September 4

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 3:40 pm

    Ongoing *Caroline High School class of 1984 is hosting its 30th class reunion Nov. 28 and 29. The event will be held at the Virginia Center Commons Wyndham Hotel in Glen Allen. Graduates of classes 1980 – 89 are invited to attend as special guests. For more information, call LaVonda Wingfield at (540) 205-7495. *The Port Royal Museum of American History is open to the public each Saturday from 10

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