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Weigh in on plans at, near Dahlgren For the second time, a group...

For the second time, a group that's studying compatibility issues between the Navy base in Dahlgren and localities around it is asking for community input. It's part of the Joint Land Use Study, or JLUS, being done on the Naval Support Facility Dahlgren.

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Related Topix: Dahlgren, VA, King George County, VA, Colonial Beach, VA

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Westmoreland News

Radio DJ is avid supporter of Bikefest

The "First Annual Colonial Beach Bikefest" is the brainchild of several people including co-founder and radio DJ Ripley from 97.7 "Ripley on the Rocket" show broadcast in Southern MD, but heard throughout Westmoreland County in the afternoon. Ripley, an ex-Baltimore City Police Officer, retired from the hey-days of the force in 1989 when he had a life-threatening struggle with a criminal who had his hands on the police sergeant's service revolver.

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Related Topix: Colonial Beach, VA

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Westmoreland News

40 years of photography experience will be on display

Kathryn Murray's photography skills in capturing the essence of a scene, the result of 40 years of experience, will be on display during the Westmoreland County Museum's September Art and Wine event. Held in association with the Inn at Montross, it opens Sept.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Montross, VA, Warsaw, VA, Cameras

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Westmoreland News

Westmoreland County Schools Superintendent Rebecca Lowry handing out cotton candy.

The 8th annual "Back to School" Awareness program sponsored by the Westmoreland Branch of the NAACP in partnership with the Westmoreland County School System was once again a huge success.

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Related Topix: Montross, VA, James Madison University, Howard University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Westmoreland News

Local businesses cooling off for charity

Several local businesses have recently accepted the ALS Ice-bucket Challenge. Among those businesses are Union First Market Bank, Northern Neck Chevrolet, The Inn at Montross, Westmoreland County Museum, Ingleside Winery, Angelos restaurant and catering staff, and Northern Neck Building Supply.

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Related Topix: Montross, VA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

K.G. School Board explains pay hike King George School Board members...

King George School Board members came to a work session this week to defend their decision to give school employees a 2 percent pay raise when other county workers got half that much.

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Related Topix: King George, VA, King George County, VA, Colonial Beach, VA, Spotsylvania, VA, Stafford, VA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The record Online

Historical re-enactors to perform at emancipation commemoration

The public is invited to Christ Church in Weems at 10 a.m. September 6 to commemorate Robert Carter III's 1791 Deed of Emancipation and honor the lives of those families and their descendants set free by this remarkable act.

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Related Topix: Weems, VA

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