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Rappahannock YMCA’s law firm issues Notice of Default to contractor

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 11:33 am

By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   The contractor for the Caroline Family YMCA and the owner of the building, the Rappahannock Area YMCA, are butting heads over unfinished work at Caroline County’s first YMCA facility in Ladysmith Village. On June 27, the Rappahannock YMCA’s law firm Hirschler Fleischer issued the contractor, Thurston Companies, Inc., a Notice of Default outlining 29 areas of work that are either unfinished or deficient. A

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Scammers continue to target Rappahannock Electric Cooperative members

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 12:30 pm

Posing as representatives from Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC), potential thieves have attempted to scam members by calling to demand immediate payment of bills. With REC members experiencing encounters with these scammers over the past several weeks, REC warns all of its members to not become a victim of this crime. “We want all of our members to be aware of the threat of scammers calling to demand immediate payment for

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  • Rappahannock YMCA’s law firm issues Notice of Default to contractor

    Posted on July 17, 2014 at 11:33 am

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   The contractor for the Caroline Family YMCA and the owner of the building, the Rappahannock Area YMCA, are butting heads over unfinished work at Caroline County’s first YMCA facility in Ladysmith Village. On June 27, the Rappahannock YMCA’s law firm Hirschler Fleischer issued the contractor, Thurston Companies, Inc., a Notice of Default outlining 29 areas of work that are either unfinished or deficient. A

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  • Caroline School Board seeks additional $1.3 million from Board of Supervisors

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 10:14 am

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   The School Board at its July 14 meeting approved an amended budget for fiscal year 2015 that would require an additional appropriation of $1.298 million from the Board of Supervisors. The school budget has gone through a number of iterations this year partly as a result of delays by the General Assembly in passing a state budget and subsequent uncertainty about what funding the

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Sports

Cavaliers go 13-8 in first Conference 20 season

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 9:41 am

By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   Entering into a new conference proved to more difficult for the Caroline High School Cavaliers varsity baseball team than many may have realized, but Coach Frank Dow and the Cavaliers showed that they can be competitive, ending the inaugural season in the Conference 20 with a 13-8 record. Hanover High School proved to be the toughest opponent for Caroline, which lost to the Hawks

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  • Young Lady Cavaliers team gains experience in 7-12 season

    Posted on July 2, 2014 at 9:38 am

    By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   With only two seniors, the Cavalier Softball team looked like it was going to be a bleak year, but the drive that each player, as well as the team as a whole, displayed made up for their lack of experience. Facing a building year, the Lady Cavs ended the season with a 7-12 record, showing the mettle that earned them the moniker, “The War

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  • Co-Ed Softball League forming

    Posted on June 23, 2014 at 9:16 am

    Guys and Girls, it’s time to dust of that old softball glove and bat… There is a new adult CO-ED softball league in far western Hanover County. They are still looking for players to field teams for this up and coming fall season, but time is running out. Final sign-ups will be held at the 4th of July festivities at the Beaverdam Ruritan Park. For more info, go to their

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Crowds flock to Caroline County Agricultural Fair in record numbers

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 9:24 am

By Greg Glassner CP Correspondent   The annual Caroline County Agricultural Fair means different things to many different people from Caroline, surrounding counties, and even more distant locales. Although Meadow Event Park hosts the State Fair each autumn, Caroline’s Ag Fair offers the sort of friendly, informal county fair atmosphere that is increasingly difficult to find. To 4-Hers from Caroline, Hanover, and Stafford County, it is an opportunity to show

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  • Kona Ice cools off Caroline

    Posted on July 9, 2014 at 9:26 am

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    By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   It is summer time, and yes, it is hot. Farmers are looking for rain, and everyone else is looking for a way to cool off. Just when people are beginning to melt, in comes the cavalry in the form of a highly decorated truck playing calypso music. Kona Ice to the rescue! Pam and Peter Meyer are the owners of the local Kona Ice

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  • Caroline Baptists come together for revival

    Posted on July 2, 2014 at 10:13 am

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    By Rev. Antonio Clinkscale   Whenever the faith community at large comes together under one roof for the same purpose, salvation is the expected end. That was no different in Caroline County for three nights during the community revival June 19 to 21, which centered around the theme: “Reviving Hope from Caroline to Kenya.” The sub-plot to this unique togetherness was to support a seven-person team traveling to Kenya on

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Madelyn Mills, 9, of Doswell was a first place winner in goat showmanship with the able assistance of Kelsey Trainer and Bella the goat.

2014 Caroline County Agricultural Fair Contest Winners

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 10:37 am

Caroline Idol first- Logan Golden, Ruther Glen; second–Shannan Johnson, Ruther Glen; third-Anna Rothgeb, Ruther Glen Hog Calling Contest (Adult) first-Kareena Decatur, Spotsylvania; second-Trevor Whittaker, Ruther Glen; third-Travis Nierman, Spotsylvania; fourth- Anna Rothgeb, Ruther Glen; fifth-two way tie-Carolyn Coutts, Ruther Glen; Joey Pavie, Ladysmith Rooster Calling Contest (Adult) first-Carolyn Coutts, Ruther Glen; second-Anna Rothgeb, Ruther Glen; third-George Grampp, Spotsylvania; fourth-Joey Pavie, Ladysmith; fifth-Trevor Whittaker, Ruther Glen; sixth-Bobby Satterwhite, Ruther Glen Corn

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  • Music on the Green starts this Friday in Bowling Green

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 10:23 am

    The Bowling Green Arts Commission is hosting Music on the Green musical events for six consecutive Friday nights from 6:30 to 8:30. This Friday, July 18, is the first and will feature gospel singer Michelle Johnson. Pop musicians Dream City University will perform on July 25, followed by blues/traditional jazz group the Robert Flowers Trio on Aug. 1. Velvet Lies will play pop, rock, and country acoustical Aug. 8. Classical

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  • Community Calendar, July 17

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 9:42 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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