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  • Caroline High School renovations scaled back to original scope

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   The School Board took steps at a special called meeting Monday night to scale the Caroline High School renovations back to the original scope outlined to the public for the November 2013 bond referendum that allotted approximately $26 million for renovations and upgrades to both the high school and Madison Elementary School. “I think we need to bid this project as close as we

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  • Intoxicated man tries to force entry into Bowling Green residence

    Posted on August 15, 2014 at 3:15 pm


    By Daniel Sherrier Editor   If a stranger knocks on your door, look before answering. The residents of a Bowling Green house learned that lesson on a recent Friday night, when an intoxicated man tried to force his way across their threshold. Philip Delroy Johnson, 28, of Ruther Glen, was charged with assault and battery, being intoxicated, unlawful entry, and intentionally trying to prevent arrest by law enforcement following an

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  • Caroline man dies in Route 1 crash

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 11:35 am

    A multi-vehicle crash claimed the life of a Caroline man yesterday. The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 11400 block of Washington Highway (Route 1) at approximately 2:15 p.m. Upon arrival, deputies learned that the driver of a 2004 Honda Civic and two children (ages 6 and 11) were ejected from their vehicle. Hanover Fire-EMS transported all three to VCU Medical Center with serious injuries. The driver, Floyd F.

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  • New teachers come to Caroline County Public Schools

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 9:12 am

    New teachers find their name badges at a luncheon at Caroline High School on Monday.

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   After a summer spent getting the county’s five school buildings back into grade-A shape, the schools are finally starting to fill up again with people—and the first wave to come in are the county’s new teachers, who began their orientation Monday and were formally welcomed to their new home at a luncheon at Caroline High School. Caroline County Public Schools has hired about 75

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  • Chaney Enterprises presents new traffic plan for proposed mine

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 9:00 am

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Chaney Enterprises, the Maryland-based company applying for a special exception permit to operate a sand and gravel mine on a parcel of land owned by developer Larry Silver along Route 17, presented to the Planning Commission at their Aug. 6 work session a new plan for improving traffic flow and safety at the proposed mine entrance. Adverse traffic impacts resulting from an increased number

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  • Bowling Green Town Council OKs county antenna installation agreement

    Posted on August 8, 2014 at 11:53 am

    By Daniel Sherrier Editor   Caroline County would get space for its new radio communications equipment, and the Town of Bowling Green would get new portable radios. The Bowling Green Town Council is fine with that. Town Manager Stephen Manster and Deputy Fire-EMS Chief Mark Garnett presented the proposed agreement at council’s Aug. 7 meeting. The county is seeking to install two microwave dishes on the town’s water tower at

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  • School Board rejects bids for Madison Elementary renovations

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 1:23 pm

    School officials break ground on Madison renovations last May.

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   The Madison Elementary School renovation project is being scaled back after the School Board voted Monday night to reject all of the previous contractors’ bids on the project and re-design the plans. The decision came in the wake of a joint School Board and Board of Supervisors meeting held July 22 at which it was revealed that OWPR, the architecture firm overseeing both the

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  • Rural resort amendments sent to public hearing

    Posted on July 31, 2014 at 9:13 am

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Rural resorts are back on the agenda in Caroline County. At the July 22 Board of Supervisors meeting, the supervisors voted 4–2 to put to public hearing text amendments to the county zoning ordinance that would allow rural resorts, general stores, and museums to be built in rural preservation districts with a special exception permit. The amendments define a rural resort as “an establishment

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