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Beach officials mulling how to spend $1.2M

Money generated after bond, insurance payment top cost to move students, fix school

After several y...

Beach officials assess housing needs

Beach officials assess housing needs

Eight residents are counting on the town winning a housing-needs grant to see improved living condit...

beach health center saved, to stay open

beach health center saved, to stay open

King George clinic owners ready to take over facility
Not so fast.
The planned closure of the Colonial...

Rockfish tournament

Rockfish tournament

Annual event takes on special meaning for several special anglers

Scouts collect food for thanksgiving

Scouts collect food for thanksgiving

Month-long drive yields about 2,100 pounds of food to be distributed by CB Baptist Church

Local Sco...

Colonial Beach election results

Edward Blunt, Michael Looney and Burkett Lyburn have won four-year terms to the Colonial Beach Town ...

 

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Colonial Beach police chief resigns

Her last day will be Jan. 2

Colonial Beach Police Department Chief Elizabeth Legg is resigning at the start of the year, ending her nine-month tenure as the town’s top cop.

Read more: Colonial Beach police chief resigns

Beach officials mulling how to spend $1.2M

Money generated after bond, insurance payment top cost to move students, fix school

After several years of disaster-laden lumps of coal, Colonial Beach officials have found themselves with quite the stocking stuffer this year — $1.2 million.
For some time, town officials have feared they would not be able to find adequate money to relocate elementary students displaced by one disaster after another.
However, after several developments, the town has found itself with a surplus of about $1.2 million heading into 2015.

Read more: Beach officials mulling how to spend $1.2M

Beach officials assess housing needs

Eight residents are counting on the town winning a housing-needs grant to see improved living conditions in Colonial Beach.
However, Northern Neck Planning District Commission Director Jerry Davis said that with the current projects and grant applications, delaying the application may be a smart idea.

Read more: Beach officials assess housing needs

beach health center saved, to stay open

King George clinic owners ready to take over facility
Not so fast.
The planned closure of the Colonial Beach Medical Center at the end of December has been staved off, and it will be donated to the owners of a nonprofit health clinic in King George.

Read more: beach health center saved, to stay open

Rockfish tournament

Annual event takes on special meaning for several special anglers

Read more: Rockfish tournament

Scouts collect food for thanksgiving

Month-long drive yields about 2,100 pounds of food to be distributed by CB Baptist Church

Local Scouts in Colonial Beach and Oak Grove have collected about 2,100 pounds of food for the needy this holiday season.

Read more: Scouts collect food for thanksgiving

Colonial Beach election results

Edward Blunt, Michael Looney and Burkett Lyburn have won four-year terms to the Colonial Beach Town Council.

The three were the top vote-getters in the Nov. 4 election, with Blunt leading the way with 558 of the 916 votes cast, election officials reported. Looney (452) and Lyburn (414) also easily outpaced the rest of the field.

Read more: Colonial Beach election results

Geddes: Bike Fest was good for businesses

While the final numbers from the first Colonial Beach Bike Fest won’t be known  until December when the meals and lodging taxes have been paid, Chamber of Commerce President Carey Geddes said the event yielded positive results.
Geddes is hopeful local businesses will report double or triple their sales compared to what they reported last  October. Geddes said the chamber paid $650 in meals taxes, which equates to about  $13,000 in revenue.

Read more: Geddes: Bike Fest was good for businesses

 

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