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Late personal property filing penalties and notification discussed

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 9:36 am

By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Complaints from residents over late filing penalties for personal property taxes on new vehicles purchased during the year sparked heated discussion among county supervisors at both their Dec. 2 and Dec. 9 meetings. The issue, first raised by Western Caroline representative Jeff Black at the Dec. 2 meeting, came under consideration as a result of what Black described as a half-dozen complaints from residents

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  • Residents concerned about potential landfill

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 9:50 am

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Water contamination, noise, traffic, and environmental destruction are major concerns raised by county residents in response to a proposal to build a landfill near the intersection of routes 301 and 656. Several dozen residents, largely from the Mattaponi and Reedy Church districts—the areas that would primarily be affected by the landfill—turned out at the Board of Supervisors’ Dec. 2 and Dec. 9 meetings to

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  • Swim Club contract approved by School Board

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 2:59 pm

    YMCA Pool

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Caroline High School is diving into a new area of athletics after the School Board approved a contract with the Caroline Family YMCA for the use of its facilities at the board’s Dec. 8 meeting. The Swim Club will get afloat “as soon as practical,” according to Daryl Chesley, director of curriculum and instruction for secondary education. An interest meeting held earlier this fall

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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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  • Gas pipeline under construction in Milford

    Posted on September 22, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    Va. Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones

    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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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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  • Letter to the Editor: Thanks for making Senior Gala a hit

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 9:53 am

    To the Editor: I want to extend my sincere appreciation to the Rotary Club and everyone that had a part in The 15th annual Senior Citizens’ Gala on Dec. 4 at Caroline High School. The ladies were escorted in the building by the Caroline High School JROTC. The JROTC helped serve the meals prepared by Chef Jazz and the Culinary Arts Class. Also helping serve the meals were the Caroline

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  • Letter to the Editor: CHS football team showed real courage

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 9:52 am

    To the Editor: On a recent Saturday morning I picked up the Sports Section as I always do and noted the Caroline High School football team had lost…again. A perfect season…no wins. And then it occurred to me that there was something much more significant here than a losing season. Coach Yates, his staff, and players had played their hearts out through a tough season. They went to every practice.

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