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Gas pipeline under construction in Milford

Posted on September 22, 2014 at 2:31 pm

By Daniel Sherrier Editor   Columbia Gas of Virginia is building a six-mile natural gas pipeline in Caroline County. The new infrastructure is expected to be in service in November. Officials from the state and local governments, utilities companies, and Columbia’s first Caroline customer, Hoover Treated Wood Products, gathered in the Caroline Visitors Center Sept. 16 for a reception highlighting the project. The natural gas pipeline connection will begin at

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  • Giuseppe’s is finalist in US Foods competition

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 11:57 am

    Visiting Food Fanatics chef Tom Macrina stands behind the Gallina family who own and operate Giuseppe’s: Brianna Knoff, Lia Gallina, Sal Gallina, Rosie Gallina, and Angela Collins.

    By Daniel Sherrier Editor   Giuseppe’s Italian Restaurant in Ladysmith is one of the best family-friendly restaurants in the nation, according to US Foods Food Fanatics Top Family Friendly Restaurants Contest. The restaurant near Ladysmith Road and Route 1 was named one of 10 finalists in the contest Aug. 11. Last Thursday, Tom Macrina, a Food Fanatics chef who resides in Philadelphia, visited Giuseppe’s to compile a report for the

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  • Anthi’s Family Restaurant serves hot food in a warm environment

    Posted on July 23, 2014 at 9:58 am

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    By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   In an area that has more than its share of fast food restaurants, Leontios Dimosthenous has brought a breath of fresh air. Leo, as he is called, and his family started Anthi’s Family Restaurant at what was the Port Royal Tavern on Route 301 in the north end of Port Royal in February 2014. It was probably the worst time of year to start

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  • Scammers continue to target Rappahannock Electric Cooperative members

    Posted on July 17, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Posing as representatives from Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC), potential thieves have attempted to scam members by calling to demand immediate payment of bills. With REC members experiencing encounters with these scammers over the past several weeks, REC warns all of its members to not become a victim of this crime. “We want all of our members to be aware of the threat of scammers calling to demand immediate payment for

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  • New business in Caroline is picture perfect

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 9:59 am

    Rustic Heart 2 Kyle and Sarah

    By Lisa Gattie CP Correspondent   Famous photographer Diane Arbus once said, “If you scrutinize reality closely enough, if in some way you really, really get to it, it becomes fantastic. “ Rustic Heart Photography, a new business in Ruther Glen, takes inspiration from the late Arbus, as well as their own life experiences, to create fantastic photos for clients in Caroline and the surrounding area. Photographers Sarah Edgecomb and

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  • The Timbers earns Trip Advisor recognition

    Posted on July 9, 2014 at 11:45 am

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    By Lisa Gattie CP Correspondent   “Bringing customers in is one thing—keeping them in and bringing them back is another,” said Josephine Amato, co-owner of The Timbers Restaurant in Ladysmith. “We try to make everyone happy.” Family-owned restaurant, The Timbers, won the 2014 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Award. Trip Advisor, the world’s largest travel site, offers this award to businesses that have been listed for at least a year

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  • Unemployment in Caroline County down to 5.3 percent

    Posted on May 29, 2014 at 4:29 pm

    The Virginia Employment Commission today released its jobs report for April, which shows that Caroline County’s unemployment rate has declined to 5.3 percent. The report also listed the number of county residents employed as 14,264—an all-time record high level. The number of unemployed dropped from 1,021 in January to 794 in April. The number of employed county citizens rose by 505 from December 2013 to April of this year. Unemployment

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