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Western Caroline Supervisor Jeff Black

Board likely to publish list of delinquent taxpayers

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 12:49 pm

By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Delinquent taxpayers may soon face the disapproval of not just the county but also their fellow citizens. On Tuesday night, the Board of Supervisors decided to move forward with publishing in the local newspapers the names of people who have failed to pay their personal property taxes between 2008 and 2013. The Board had discussed this possibility for the past several meetings but without

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Western Caroline Supervisor Jeff Black

Board likely to publish list of delinquent taxpayers

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 12:49 pm

By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Delinquent taxpayers may soon face the disapproval of not just the county but also their fellow citizens. On Tuesday night, the Board of Supervisors decided to move forward with publishing in the local newspapers the names of people who have failed to pay their personal property taxes between 2008 and 2013. The Board had discussed this possibility for the past several meetings but without

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  • Planning Commission votes 3-2 to endorse Chaney mine application

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 10:42 am

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   By a close vote, the Planning Commission is recommending that the Board of Supervisors approve a request by Maryland-based Chaney Enterprises to establish a sand and gravel mine southwest of Route 17. After several months of work sessions and a public hearing on the issue held June 18, the commission’s discussion of the Chaney application at its Aug. 20 meeting was fairly brief. A

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  • YMCA contractor payment issues still unresolved

    Posted on August 22, 2014 at 9:50 am

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Problems linger behind the scenes at the Caroline Family YMCA, with several subcontractors for the project who filed mechanic’s liens against the project’s general contractor this past spring reporting that they still have not been paid for their work. Between April and June, three subcontractors for the project—Madison & Morgan Masonry, Barranger & Company, Inc., and Godsey & Son, Inc.—filed liens in Caroline County

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Cavaliers ready for football season under new coach

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 12:09 pm

By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   The Caroline High School Cavaliers will begin their 2014 varsity football season Friday, Aug. 29, against the Jaguars of Glen Allen. There will be a lot of changes in this year’s squad with the transfer fever hitting Caroline harder than most schools in the area. Five students have transferred to other schools since the end of last season. The most profound difference in the

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  • Ready for some Caroline High School football?

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 2:41 pm

    Caroline Ky Lee runs for TD

    The Cavaliers faced off against the Patriots in a scrimmage at Patrick Henry High School on Aug. 15. Pictured here, Caroline’s Ky Lee runs for a touchdown as a Patriots player fails to halt his advance. The Cavaliers’ first regular season game will be against Glen Allen on Aug. 29 at Caroline High. Photo by Nick Liberante

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  • The Heat is tough to beat at Caroline Parks and Rec

    Posted on August 6, 2014 at 10:10 am

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    The Miami Heat were the first place team in the age 8 to 10 summer league with Caroline County Parks and Recreation. They had a record of five wins and one loss. Pictured from left to right on the bottom row are team members Tyler Bevan, Carson Lyons, and Delontae Budd. The second row players are: Silas Teague, Jakeem Budd, Troy Jones and Izaha Richarson with Coach Richard Carson. Not

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Lifestyles

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.

Giuseppe’s is finalist in US Foods competition

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 11:57 am

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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  • Local Public Servant Spotlight — Amy Meyer: Fire-Rescue colleagues are like family

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 4:13 pm

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    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Firefighting is full of challenges, and Amy Meyer, a volunteer at the Port Royal station, is just the type of person to rise to meet them—and then inspire others to do the same. Born in New Jersey, Meyer studied physics and international relations with a focus on the Middle East at Boston University before a job offer from the federal government to work at

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  • Firefighters improve their health in new Caroline Family YMCA program

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 3:57 pm

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    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   The recent uptick in fitness among Ladysmith’s fire and rescue personnel is partially due to accident—two in particular. Last April, Caroline Family YMCA community relations specialist Jan Henicheck was in a high-speed crash on I-295 when a vehicle traveling over 70 miles per hour ran into her car’s passenger side, causing it to roll over several times before coming to rest in the median.

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Entertainment

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Local writer producing anti-bullying play in Caroline

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 3:13 pm

By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   To local writer Ayana Baugh, the old adage that the pen is mightier than the sword has lost none of its truth over the years. This Sept. 19 and 20, with the performance of her original play “I Am Not Afraid” at the Caroline County Community Center, she’ll pit that pen against the scourge of bullying that afflicts so many students and schools around

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  • Community Calendar, week of August 28

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 3:02 pm

    Ongoing *Caroline High School class of 1984 is hosting its 30th class reunion Nov. 28 and 29. The event will be held at the Virginia Center Commons Wyndham Hotel in Glen Allen. Graduates of classes 1980 – 89 are invited to attend as special guests. For more information, call LaVonda Wingfield at (540) 205-7495. *The Port Royal Museum of American History is open to the public each Saturday from 10

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  • Miss Virginia-affiliated pageant returning to 2014 State Fair of Virginia

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    Applications for the Miss State Fair of Virginia Pageant are being accepted through Aug. 30. The pageant will be held Sept. 28 at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County. The pageant, which is affiliated with the Miss Virginia program, was brought back to the fair in 2013 after several years’ absence. In June the reigning Miss State Fair, Courtney Garrett of Prince Edward County, was crowned Miss Virginia 2014.

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