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Abundant Life Academy vote delayed two weeks

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 12:03 pm

By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Abundant Life Academy got a two-week reprieve from the Board of Supervisors at their Jan. 27 meeting because of legal concerns, although the supervisors made it clear that the boarding school’s time is running out. At a public hearing on the potential revocation of Abundant Life Academy’s special exception permit, Director of Planning Michael Finchum advised the Board that an “inadvertent” mistake had been

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AbundantLifeAcademy

Abundant Life Academy vote delayed two weeks

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 12:03 pm

By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Abundant Life Academy got a two-week reprieve from the Board of Supervisors at their Jan. 27 meeting because of legal concerns, although the supervisors made it clear that the boarding school’s time is running out. At a public hearing on the potential revocation of Abundant Life Academy’s special exception permit, Director of Planning Michael Finchum advised the Board that an “inadvertent” mistake had been

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  • Port Royal seeks town attorney

    Posted on January 28, 2015 at 9:35 am

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    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Port Royal is in need of some legal advice. For the past few months, the town has been in search of an attorney who can provide guidance on questions outside the expertise of elected officials. But although a few names have been thrown in the hat, none have worked out. One potential candidate would have had to reopen his practice in order to assume

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  • VDOT prepared for evening wintry mix, overnight snow

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 1:19 pm

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    Motorists are encouraged to consider an early start to their evening commute Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews in the 14-county Fredericksburg District are preparing today to respond at the onset of wintry weather, forecast to begin around 5 p.m. in the Fredericksburg area. VDOT has 40 trucks loaded and ready to begin applying salt and abrasives on Interstate 95 in Stafford, Spotsylvania, and Caroline counties in the Fredericksburg area.

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Generals outflank Cavaliers 75-70

Posted on January 26, 2015 at 1:32 pm

By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   The Caroline Cavaliers boys varsity basketball team lost a game Tuesday of last week against the Dinwiddie Generals 75-70, extending their losing streak to three. It was not as close as the score indicated. It should have gone the other way with the Cavaliers notching up another mark in the win column, but it just did not happen. As opposed to the previous two

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  • Cavaliers’ boys basketball loses two

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 12:50 pm

    A.J. Derricott goes for the basket in last week's game against Chancellor. Photo by Dawn Haun.

    By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   The Cavaliers had a rough time of it last week in boys basketball as they dropped two to go to 6-7 on the year. They went up against Chancellor last Tuesday and walked away with a 74-62 loss. On Friday, North Stafford came to Milford and for the second year in a row took a heartbreaker from Caroline 58-55. Vs. North Stafford Against the

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  • Lady Cavs stomp Yellow Jackets, 72-51

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 11:52 am

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    By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   The Caroline girls basketball team disappointed those spectators who were expecting a knock-down, drag-out game against visiting James Monroe. The only ones that got knocked down and drug out were the James Monroe players as the 9-3 Caroline Lady Cavaliers, led by Hope Toliver and Jazmen Moore, annihilated the Yellow Jackets 72-51 last Friday. Despite the size differential of JM, the only time they

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Lifestyles

Pastor Eduardo Negron and his wife Idalia, their daughter and son-in-law Idalis and Luis Dominguez, Idalia's sister and brother-in-law Marilyn and Alex Montalvo, their children and grandchildren and members of the church ministry.

Hispanic Congregation of Ladysmith celebrates 10th anniversary

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 9:51 am

By Greg Glassner CP Correspondent   Caroline County’s only Hispanic church celebrated its 10th anniversary Sunday. Are there enough Spanish-speaking residents in the county to support a church? The short answer: Yes, although Pastor Eduardo Negron and his wife Idalia asked themselves the same question when they moved here in 2003. “We knew that God had brought us to work with the Hispanic community. The problem was that we did

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  • Public Servant Spotlight — Rachael Matern: Every child is different

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 5:12 pm

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    By Daniel Sherrier Editor   Rachael Matern remembers several great teachers from her school days, particularly a few middle school teachers who would go out of their way to push her toward the next level, help her out in any problem areas, and generally make the classes fun and engaging. Those educators inspired Matern to become a teacher herself—a decision she made while taking eighth grade history with a Miss

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  • Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy celebrated in Dawn

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 10:19 am

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    By Lisa Gattie CP Correspondent   The sun broke through the clouds just in time Sunday for a birthday celebration in memory of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Second Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Dawn. The NAACP Caroline Chapter sponsored this event. Chapter President Reuben Rock opened the lively one-hour service with a warm welcome to the dozens of guests in attendance. The animated Mt.

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Community Calendar, week of January 29

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 10:34 am

Ongoing *The food pantry at Bowling Green United Methodist Church is open on the third Thursday of every month. Doors open at 5 p.m. for registration. Food will be distributed from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. *All-You-Can-Eat Salt Herring Breakfast, sponsored by the Madison Ruritan Club, 18206 Timothy Lane, Ladysmith. Salt herring, scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns, fried apples, biscuits, juice, and coffee will be available. $8 from 6 – 8:30

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  • Community Calendar, week of January 22

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 5:05 pm

    Ongoing *The food pantry at Bowling Green United Methodist Church is open on the third Thursday of every month. Doors open at 5 p.m. for registration. Food will be distributed from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. *The Sidney E. King Art Center, located next to the Courthouse on Main St., Bowling Green, is open Wednesday – Saturday from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., featuring 15 of King’s famous Civil War paintings

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  • Community Calendar, week of January 15

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 12:23 pm

    Ongoing *The food pantry at Bowling Green United Methodist Church is open on the third Thursday of every month. Doors open at 5 p.m. for registration. Food will be distributed from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. *The Sidney E. King Art Center, located next to the Courthouse on Main St., Bowling Green, is open Wednesday – Saturday from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., featuring 15 of King’s famous Civil War paintings

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