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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)

New low-income apartment a blessing to former Woodford resident

Posted on April 1, 2015 at 9:34 am

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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  • Electric linemen compete to hone skills

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 9:28 am

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    By Sarah Vogelsong, CP Reporter Poised at the base of one of the dozens of utility poles dotting the grounds of the Caroline County Agricultural Fairgrounds Saturday, Randy Chenault surveyed the field and the competition. “It looks a lot higher once you’re up there,” he said. To a visitor, the 40-foot poles look quite high enough—but to a lineman like Chenault, a first-year apprentice in the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative’s Bowling

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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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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)

New low-income apartment a blessing to former Woodford resident

Posted on April 1, 2015 at 9:34 am

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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Letter to the Editor — Christmas Partners thanks its supporters

Posted on January 23, 2015 at 1:27 pm

To the Editor, As the new year begins, I would like to take this opportunity to express my appreciation to the group of ladies who donated so many volunteer hours to the Caroline Christmas Partners. The “Partners” is a new initiative started in 2014 to provide gifts for children who otherwise might not have anything to open on Christmas morning. The program was started as a support network to our

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  • Board of Supervisors member details the state of the county

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 12:31 pm

    Mattaponi District Supervisor Floyd Thomas.

    By Floyd Thomas Caroline Board of Supervisors   Editor’s note: Floyd Thomas delivered the following State of the County address to the Caroline Rotary Club on Jan. 8. It has been edited for length. When we talk about the State of the County, we need to look at not only where we are but how we got here and most importantly, where we are going. We’ve been in slow recovery

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  • Letter to the Editor — Community was very generous to Thanksgiving program

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 9:51 am

    To the Editor: I would like to thank the community for their generosity to the Thanksgiving program. This was a joint effort with the Food Resource Committee and the Caroline Department of Social Services. We had 17 sponsors that gave food, cash, and baskets for 57 families requesting holiday assistance. Some of the sponsors also delivered the baskets as well as the committee team. A special thank you to the

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