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A Fantastic Festival Full of Fun, Food and Fabulous Fords

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 2:41 pm

Bowling Green got a hearty helping of perfect fall weather for its 25th annual Harvest Festival on Oct. 18. Although exact numbers aren’t available, some 12,000 to 15,000 people flocked to Main Street and the surrounding area between the start of the event at 9 a.m. and its conclusion in late afternoon to take advantage of the music, food, vendors, and other entertainment on offer. “I have gotten nothing but

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  • Community Calendar, week of October 23

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 5:52 pm

    Ongoing *The food pantry at Bowling Green United Methodist Church is open on the third Thursday of every month. Doors open at 5 p.m. for registration. Food will be distributed from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. *Bowling Green Community Farmers Market, located on the front lawn of Union Bank, 211 N Main St., is open every Saturday until Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. *Glory Outreach, a clothing and

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  • State Fair officials ‘thrilled’ with this year’s turnout

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 9:48 am


    Official attendance figures show 238,000 people visited this year’s State Fair of Virginia, a 4 percent increase over last year’s attendance. “We couldn’t have asked for a better combination of mostly sunny skies, cooler temperatures, and large crowds. We are thrilled with the attendance figures,” said Greg Hicks, the fair’s vice president of communications. “Last year’s fair was a success, and we incorporated lots of guests’ suggestions when planning for

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National Entertainment


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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