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$69.9M County budget Ok’d

Posted on April 22, 2015 at 12:56 pm

By Sarah Vogelsong The schools got what Supervisor Floyd Thomas described as a “bite of the elephant” but nowhere near the whole animal they requested in the 2015–16 county budget passed by the Board of Supervisors April 14. Of the $69,872,009 budget, $12,430,680 will go toward school operations. This number represents $430,680 more than what the schools received last year—but far less than the $1.7 million that the School Board

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  • Medical, dental services coming to Belmont Professional Village

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 2:18 pm

    WEB_ MEDICAL Belmont

    By Greg Glassner CP Editor The Belmont Professional Village, one phase of which is already under roof, will bring dental and medical services to the Carmel Church area as well as an extension of Germanna Community College. Caroline County residents, many of them from Belmont, had an opportunity to meet last week with the developer and future tenants at a reception hosted by Mattaponi District Supervisor Floyd Thomas at the Caroline

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  • New low-income apartment a blessing to former Woodford resident

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 9:34 am

    The Angelwood at Caroline apartments are attractive townhouse structures located behind Caroline Manor II, within easy walking distance to two shopping centers and the Bowling Green business district. (CP photo by Greg Glassner)

    By Greg Glassner, CP Editor Life was not easy for Lonnie Wayne Carter after his beloved wife was placed in a nursing home in Bowling Green a number of years ago. Carter continued to life in a rapidly deteriorating trailer in Woodford and had to walk about five miles along Route 2 to Bowling Green almost every day to visit his wife and then walk another five miles back home. He

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  • VDOT against school guardrail

    Posted on March 30, 2015 at 4:17 pm

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter The Virginia Department of Transportation is recommending against the installation of a cable guardrail in front of the renovated Caroline High School because of concerns that it will be a “hazard” to motorists. An e-mail from VDOT traffic engineer Ken Thornewell Jr. states that because of the distance and placement of the guardrail in relation to passing traffic on Route 207, the guardrail “is not warranted

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  • UB&T names Brown executive vice president and chief information officer

    Posted on March 11, 2015 at 1:31 pm

    Union Bank & Trust today announced that it has named M. Dean Brown executive vice president and chief information officer. “Dean brings a range of experience in leading and transforming information technology departments in the financial industry,” said G. William Beale, president and chief executive officer of Union Bankshares Corporation. “As Union has grown significantly over the last five years, Dean will lead our efforts to create a robust and scalable IT

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  • CVS coming to Ladysmith

    Posted on December 18, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    The Caroline County community is getting its own CVS, with an opening anticipated for late summer 2015. Rebkee Developers in Richmond confirmed today CVS/pharmacy will build a 5,000 square-foot store on the corner of Route 1 and Route 639 in Ladysmith. The CVS/pharmacy store will replace the former Union Bank building that currently stands on the site. Caroline County Board of Supervisors Chairman Floyd Thomas said in response to the

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  • Advance Auto Parts opening in Ruther Glen Dec. 19

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 9:37 am

    Advance Auto Parts, Inc., the largest automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both the do-it-yourself and professional installer markets, announced Monday it will open its first store in Ruther Glen at 17461 Jefferson Davis Highway near Subway on Dec. 19. Company officials said they chose this location for the store because it’s convenient to where their customers live and shop as well as the garages where they take

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