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Schools’ Art Show set for May 2

Posted on April 4, 2014 at 10:28 am

The Caroline County Public Schools Art Show will take place May 2 at Caroline High School from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The annual showcase will feature student artwork from all public schools in Caroline County. Musical performances and a preview of the CHS spring play, “The Rules of Comedy,” are scheduled. Hundreds of students representing all grade levels participate in the show each year.

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  • Port Royal’s proposed fishing pier hits a snag

    Posted on March 24, 2014 at 5:52 pm

    Construction of Port Royal’s new fishing pier will have to wait until the summer. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has issued a moratorium on construction along the Rappahannock River through June to avoid disturbing the aquatic life, the Port Royal Town Council heard at its March 18 meeting. Ironically, the King Street pier project is partly funded through a DGIF grant that was originally set to expire

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  • Meadow Event Park to get new livestock pavilion

    Posted on March 20, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    Construction of a 40,000-square-foot livestock pavilion is expected to start in late March at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County. The pavilion will provide a permanent structure to house cattle during the State Fair of Virginia. The building permit application for the structure states the cost will be  $718,000, said Kevin Wightman, Caroline County building official. When asked if the new structure will add to the county’s tax base,

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Newly designed bookmobile debuts April 16

Posted on April 3, 2014 at 11:34 am

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

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  • Spring Vendor Fair set for April 26

    Posted on April 3, 2014 at 11:31 am

    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

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  • 500 show up for YMCA grand opening ceremony

    Posted on March 17, 2014 at 2:46 pm

    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

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