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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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  • Port Royal navigating water system options

    Posted on December 18, 2014 at 2:01 pm

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   As the year winds down, Port Royal is plunging ahead with its attempt to secure funds that could allow the town to maintain control of its rapidly deteriorating water system. At the Town Council’s Dec. 16 meeting, the last of the year, newly appointed grant administrator Alex Long presented a report on the status of efforts to investigate and apply for grant and loan

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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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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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  • 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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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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