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MILFORD—Problems and concerns continue with the Bowling Green Elementary School as related to the contractor who handled the expansion and upgrades, a school official said Monday. David McConnell, the clerk of the works for Caroline County Public Schools (CCPS), addressed the Caroline School Board at a regular meeting on Dec. 9 and reported that Loughridge & Company LLC, the general contractor, was cited for issues required by the construction contract:
Bowling Green Police Chief Steve Hoskins told Town Councilors that burglary suspects arrested recently in Pennsylvania were using methods that closely resembled those used in Bowling Green in April. Hoskins addressed the Bowling Green Town Council during its Dec. 5 regular meeting. Three adjacent businesses–the Pizza Hut, John’s Place restaurant and Shell gasoline station and convenience store–were targeted early on April 8 in Bowling Green. The businesses are located on
Nancy Bullock Napier, 78, of Caroline County passed away peacefully on Dec. 7, 2013. She was born on Oct. 15, 1935 in what is now Fort A. P. Hill to Robert A. and Julia Durrett Bullock. Nancy was a 1954 graduate of C.T. Smith High School and was a key member of the undefeated girls’ basketball teams. She also was an accomplished softball player and played competitively into her 50s.
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
The Caroline County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) charged a 16-year-old Caroline High School student with assault and battery of a teacher on Nov. 21. The juvenile was also charged with disorderly conduct. The CCSO does not identify victims of assault, Sheriff Tony Lippa said. The Sheriff’s Office also made the following arrests for the week ending Nov. 23: ° Jeremy R. Toney, 21, of Ruther Glen, and charged with driving under
RICHMOND – As part of winter preparedness, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) reminds drivers to completely clear their cars of ice and snow before driving in wintry conditions. “Snow and ice on the roof, hood or trunk of a car can fall into the path of another vehicle, leading the driver to swerve in icy conditions,” said DMV Commissioner Richard D. Holcomb, the governor’s highway safety representative. “Also,
Editor’s note: This is part 1 of a 3 part series on child molestation in Caroline County. This article focuses on one of the most common ways in which child molestation occurs. The next article will focus on recent cases and those that happened years ago. Mary was a single mom who had been divorced for two years. She struggled to pay the rent each month. She and her two
The Caroline High School varsity boys’ basketball team opened their season Wednesday night with an overtime victory over visiting Monacan High School. Caroline beat the Chesterfield County team 91-87. In what looked like it was going to be a runaway game in the first quarter, the Cavaliers distanced themselves from the Chiefs by a 31-8 margin, only to see Monacan come back and tie it up 84-84 at the end.