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Local Public Servant Spotlight — Alisha Coleman: Reading ‘opens your mind’

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 9:51 am

By Daniel Sherrier Editor   Whether you’re looking for a good book or a fun craft project, you might want to see Alisha Coleman at the Port Royal branch of Caroline Library, Inc. Coleman is the branch assistant and the only staff member assigned to the branch, which is manned by volunteers when she’s not there. She helps out patrons who stop in, and she runs crafts programs for kids

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  • Crowds flock to Caroline County Agricultural Fair in record numbers

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 9:24 am

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    By Greg Glassner CP Correspondent   The annual Caroline County Agricultural Fair means different things to many different people from Caroline, surrounding counties, and even more distant locales. Although Meadow Event Park hosts the State Fair each autumn, Caroline’s Ag Fair offers the sort of friendly, informal county fair atmosphere that is increasingly difficult to find. To 4-Hers from Caroline, Hanover, and Stafford County, it is an opportunity to show

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  • Kona Ice cools off Caroline

    Posted on July 9, 2014 at 9:26 am

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    By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   It is summer time, and yes, it is hot. Farmers are looking for rain, and everyone else is looking for a way to cool off. Just when people are beginning to melt, in comes the cavalry in the form of a highly decorated truck playing calypso music. Kona Ice to the rescue! Pam and Peter Meyer are the owners of the local Kona Ice

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  • Caroline Baptists come together for revival

    Posted on July 2, 2014 at 10:13 am

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    By Rev. Antonio Clinkscale   Whenever the faith community at large comes together under one roof for the same purpose, salvation is the expected end. That was no different in Caroline County for three nights during the community revival June 19 to 21, which centered around the theme: “Reviving Hope from Caroline to Kenya.” The sub-plot to this unique togetherness was to support a seven-person team traveling to Kenya on

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  • Leadership changes hands at Fort A.P. Hill

    Posted on June 30, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    At front, Davis D. Tindoll, Jr., director, Atlantic Region, Installation Management Command; behind him are: incoming Garrison Commander, Lt. Col. David A. Meyer; incoming Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Weiquan A. Ho; outgoing Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Keith R. Whitcomb; and outgoing Garrison Commander, Lt. Col. Peter E. Dargle.

    By Daniel Sherrier Editor   U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill has new leadership. Lt. Col. Peter Dargle, garrison commander since 2012, relinquished his authority in a change of command ceremony Friday afternoon, and responsibility for the installation was passed on to incoming garrison commander, Lt. Col. David A. Meyer. Also, Sgt. Maj. Weiquan A. Ho succeeds Sgt. Maj. Keith R. Whitcomb as garrison command sergeant major, the second-in-command position.

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  • 551 JROTC cadets camp at Fort A.P. Hill

    Posted on June 25, 2014 at 3:33 pm


    By Daniel Sherrier Editor   The average age at Fort A.P. Hill dipped a bit this past week, when 551 Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., came to the installation for this year’s JROTC Camp Success. The teens at A.P. Hill were divided into four companies that teamed up cadets from rural, urban, and suburban backgrounds as they worked together to solve an

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  • Fort A.P. Hill employee wins prestigious award

    Posted on June 25, 2014 at 10:20 am

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    By Daniel Sherrier Editor   A Caroline County native and Fort A.P. Hill employee was honored at the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes on June 9. Dianne Smith, management and program analyst for A.P. Hill’s Plans, Analysis, and Integration office, received the Nick Hoge Award for authoring a paper titled “Building High Performing Teams to Facilitate Leadership Development in Organizations.” According to the U.S. Army’s website, the Nick Hoge Award “recognizes

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