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Former Miss USA Tara Conner told a group of recovering men and women that if she had heard her story when she was 14, then her life wouldn’t have become such a mess. A resident of Los Angeles, the model, actress and singer/songwriter traveled through Virginia this week to promote hope for those recovering from alcohol and drug addiction. She made a stop in Bowling Green and had Kodak moments
Oil is definitely in Caroline County, and a Texas oil company president says the environment will be his No. 1 concern during drilling. Stan Sherrill, president of Shore Exploration and Production Company, said his company found evidence of oil from test drill sites on property along U.S. 301 near the Luck Stone quarry. If all goes well, Shore Exploration could be operating productive oil wells in 2015. But all may
FREDERICKSBURG—You can give a gift that can really make a difference – the gift of electricity. At Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) anyone can purchase a Gift of Electricity gift certificate for a friend or relative who has an electric account with REC. “We have been offering this opportunity for years, and we have found that when our members receive this gift of a payment toward their electric account it means
An investment group is seeking to build a 100-unit assisted living facility near the corner of Milford Street and Trewalla Lane in Bowling Green. The Bowling Green Town Council met Nov. 20 and passed a motion to hold a public hearing on Dec. 12 at 5 p.m. on the proposed assisted living facility. The Bowling Green Planning Commission met Nov. 18 and suggested a joint public hearing on Dec. 12.
MILFORD—About 75 farmers showed up Wednesday night to oppose Caroline County’s proposal to toughen housing requirements for seasonal farm labor. The proposed changes came to the Caroline County Planning Commission at its meeting on Wednesday night. The commission’s duty is to examine zoning issues and make recommendations to the Caroline County Board of Supervisors, which has the final say on such matters. After hearing comments from seven farmers and pro-farming
LADYSMITH—Business and community leaders are invited to a meeting Friday morning about caregiver relief. The meeting will be at 11:15 a.m. at Ladysmith Pharmacy and the purpose of the meeting is to design ways to increase awareness of free respite offered to caregivers in Caroline County by Christian Caregiver Relief (CCR). It will be hosted by William Abernathy of Ladysmith Pharmacy, L.J. Moyer of Century 21, Vito and Josephine Amato
The Bowling Green Arts Commission had its Fifth Annual Fine Art Juried Exhibition Nov. 1 and 2, and awarded a total of $850 to five winners. The art show was in the Bowling Green Town Hall where visitors could participate in a paid wine-tasting to raise money for the Caroline Alliance Against Violence. Proceeds will be used by CAAV to provide educational training and awareness programs in Caroline County. Exhibition