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MILFORD—Caroline County senior citizens said they enjoyed Thursday night’s annual Senior Citizens’ Gala so much that they want two a year. On Thursday night, 590 seniors attended the annual free supper, complete with wrapped gifts for everyone, as well as entertainment. Bobby Hebert, an advertising sales representative for the Free Lance-Star, was the master of ceremonies for the event in the gym at Caroline High School. This was the 14th
Rappahannock Electric Cooperative’s (REC) restoration efforts are under way as the cooperative assess damage and has crews working to repair broken lines and equipment from the winter storm that is producing sleet, freezing rain and snow. The Cooperative’s call center will be fully staffed around the clock until all power is restored. REC secured additional crews in advance of the storm from other Georgia Cooperatives as well as right of
This is a schedule of events at libraries throughout Caroline County. Bowling Green Children’s Events Christmas Cupcake Making, Dec. 21, 1 p.m., Signup Required Adult Events Holiday Concert: featuring The Rappahannock Youth Symphony, Friday Dec. 6, Seating at 7 p.m. and concert starts at 7:30. Tickets available at each branch, $10 for Adults, $5 for 10 and under. Get Crafty Caroline: Earrings with Maureen: Sat.
FORT A.P. HILL–Marines from I Company, 3rd Battalion 8th Marines, Camp Lejeune, N.C. conducted an exercise here Nov. 17-22 that tested their ability to perform a new mission that requires discipline, area familiarization and quick response. Dubbed “the new normal,” the mission breaks from past doctrine that stationed Marines only at permanent bases and on ships and focused on combat operations. Under “the new normal,” select Marine infantry units will
Jeff Dillon, president of the State Fair of Virginia, said Meadow Event Park will feature a hot-air balloon festival in May and a Country music festival in June—events that could draw 10,000 people. Dillon gave a presentation on upcoming happenings at the Meadow Event Park to the Caroline County Board of Supervisors on Nov. 26. “We have a very exciting 2014 plan,” Dillon told the board. “It’s good for us
Oil is definitely in Caroline County, and a Texas oil company president says the environment will be his No. 1 concern during drilling. Stan Sherrill, president of Shore Exploration and Production Company, said his company found evidence of oil from test drill sites on property along U.S. 301 near the Luck Stone quarry. If all goes well, Shore Exploration could be operating productive oil wells in 2015. But all may
MILFORD—Community leaders expressed their gratitude to each other and the community during a “Giving Thanks and Giving Back” event on Monday evening at Caroline High School. The community-wide Thanksgiving event began at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium and was put together by Caroline County ministers and community leaders. Those in attendance included Major Scott Moser of the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office, Floyd Thomas, the chairman of the Caroline County