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By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter To local writer Ayana Baugh, the old adage that the pen is mightier than the sword has lost none of its truth over the years. This Sept. 19 and 20, with the performance of her original play “I Am Not Afraid” at the Caroline County Community Center, she’ll pit that pen against the scourge of bullying that afflicts so many students and schools around
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
Applications for the Miss State Fair of Virginia Pageant are being accepted through Aug. 30. The pageant will be held Sept. 28 at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County. The pageant, which is affiliated with the Miss Virginia program, was brought back to the fair in 2013 after several years’ absence. In June the reigning Miss State Fair, Courtney Garrett of Prince Edward County, was crowned Miss Virginia 2014.
The new Caroline Library Inc. Bookmobile will embark on its first run Wednesday, April 16 as part of the National Bookmobile Celebration. That day, the bookmobile will travel to Wright’s Chapel Daycare, Countryside Daycare, Ms. Joni’s Shining Stars Daycare, and other Caroline County points of interest. Keep up with the bookmobile by following the library’s live Twitter feed that day @CarolineLib. The bookmobile will then be on display during the
M&M Ministries is sponsoring a Spring Vendor Fair at the Caroline High School student parking lot on April 26 from noon to 4 p.m. The fair will feature nearly 100 vendors, including prominent local businesses, for a one-stop shopping event. Visitors will be able to take advantage of specials, discounts, and much more. Businesses interested in participating should call 804-994-1623 or go online to www.mmministries.net. A portion of the proceeds
The new YMCA will be “a transformative, powerful, positive force for Caroline and for the citizens of Caroline,” U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner, D-Va., said at the facility’s grand opening ceremony Friday afternoon. Hundreds of people gathered in the gymnasium to celebrate the development of Caroline’s first and only YMCA. Warner, who is running for re-election, was the featured guest speaker, and Y leaders and local county supervisors also delivered