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Va. Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones

Gas pipeline under construction in Milford

Posted on September 22, 2014 at 2:31 pm

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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Va. Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones

Gas pipeline under construction in Milford

Posted on September 22, 2014 at 2:31 pm

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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  • Pier project moving forward in Port Royal

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 5:10 pm

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Port Royal is set to break ground on its long-anticipated King Street project this weekend with the construction of the soft launch adjoining its pier. “Things are finally moving,” said Vice Mayor Jim Heimbach at Town Council’s rescheduled meeting Sept. 15. Northern Neck Marine Construction Company, the contractor for the pier project, expects to begin work this week on the soft launch, the flat

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  • Top 500 delinquent personal property taxpayers to appear in newspapers

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 9:57 am

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   The Board of Supervisors affirmed last week that nothing really is so certain as taxes when it voted to publish the names of the top 500 delinquent personal property taxpayers in the two newspapers serving the county. The issue of whether or not to publish the names of delinquents has been on the Board’s agenda for a number of months and was the subject

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Sports

Caroline Cavaliers fall to Dinwiddie Generals, 55-0

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 4:16 pm

By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   The Caroline Cavaliers varsity football team went 0-3 last Friday night, taking their worst defeat this season at the hands of the Dinwiddie Generals 55-0 in Dinwiddie. This contest was one between the disciplined and the undisciplined. Dinwiddie showed their strength offensively as Denzel Williams worked from different sets in the backfield accumulating 85 yards and one touchdown in eight runs, while receiving three

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  • King George Foxes defeat Cavaliers in field hockey, 8-0

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 11:42 am

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    The Cavaliers field hockey team lost a home game against the King George Foxes on Sept. 10 with a score of 8-0, bringing Caroline’s season record to 0-5 so far. At 4:30 today, Sept. 12, the Cavs will take on Spotsylvania at Spotsylvania High School. The game is rescheduled from Sept. 8. Pictured at left, Cavaliers forward Emily Watters moves into position in a bid to claim the ball from

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  • Second-quarter mistakes cost Cavs the game against Henrico Warriors

    Posted on September 8, 2014 at 10:34 am

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    By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   Caroline took a battering in the second quarter of play in a 48-0 losing effort against Henrico High School in varsity football last Friday night. Aside from that deciding quarter, the Cavaliers played harder and better than the week prior. In an effort to keep the fatigue factor at bay from players in the game on both sides, Coach Antron Yates made some major

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Lifestyles

Jerry Hunt

Volunteer is looking for a few good hams

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 9:52 am

Amateur radio operators, that is By Daniel Sherrier Editor   When a disaster strikes, the Internet might go down, telephone lines could topple, and cell phones could be on the fritz, but amateur radio operators will still be able to transmit and receive information. Amateur radio, also known as ham radio, utilizes specific radio frequencies reserved by the Federal Communications Commission for recreational and non-commercial use. It’s a hobby for

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  • New Fort A.P. Hill commander ‘excited to come to work every day’

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:38 am

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    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   When Lt. Col. David Meyer replaced Pete Dargle as garrison commander of Fort A.P. Hill this May, he assumed responsibility for 76,000 acres and a constantly revolving group of active-duty soldiers from the Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force, as well as reservists, National Guard members, and employees of federal agencies. But although the scope of this task may sound daunting to civilians, for

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  • Local Public Servant Spotlight — Megan Upshaw: Reading ‘helps keep your mind sharp’

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:04 am

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    By Daniel Sherrier Editor   All new books go through Megan Upshaw—or at least they do at Caroline Library, Inc. Upshaw is the cataloguer and bookkeeper for the local library system. When new books arrive, she enters them into the computer so patrons can check them out. She processes the payroll and handles the library’s bills—“all that fun stuff so that we can run the library,” she said. She previously

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Milford Day is this Saturday at Milford Presbyterian Church

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 5:02 pm

Milford Presbyterian Church will be hosting the 15th annual Milford Day event on the church lawn this Saturday, Sept. 20, beginning at 9 a.m. The day provides an opportunity for the community to gather, socialize, and enjoy a range of activities. Rapidan Ridge, The Dixie Belles, Denim and Lace, and the Caroline High School Marching Cavaliers will be sharing their musical talents with those attending. The church will be hosting

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  • Community Calendar, week of September 18

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 9:38 am

    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 Sylvia Childs at (804) 994-7035. *The Port Royal Museum of American History is open to the public each Saturday from 10

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  • State Fair of Virginia tickets now on sale at numerous ticket outlet locations

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:45 am

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    Fans of the State Fair of Virginia can spend less time in line and more time enjoying the fair—and save money—with tickets purchased from numerous ticket outlets or online. Adult and youth/senior General Admission tickets are available at the weekday price—$12 for adults and $8 for youth (5 to 12) and seniors (60 or older)—but can be used on any one day during the fair’s 10-day run. That represents a

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