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Bridge repairs moving along as planned

VDOT officials have contracted Bryant Construction to renovate the Tides Mill Creek Bridge on 205 near Wilkersons in Colonial Beach.

The bridge has been closed since the beginning of November.

Read more: Bridge repairs moving along as planned

Fire hazards at Beachgate Inn

Hazardous conditions were uncovered at the Beachgate Inn after a vehicle stuck and killed a pedestrian and left severe damage to the building.

When police arrived on the scene they determined that a 72-year-old man had passed out from a medical condition while driving his car down Euclid Ave. towards Colonial Ave. around 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning. The vehicle

Read more: Fire hazards at Beachgate Inn

King George kids happily “Shop with the Sheriff”

The 1st annual “Shop with the Sheriff” program was held this week to the delight of 25 children, ages 4 to 14, who were treated to a shopping trip at Walmart and then food and music at the King George YMCA.  The event was sponsored by the King George County Sheriff’s office, the YMCA, Walmart and Foote Title.

Read more: King George kids happily “Shop with the Sheriff”

A Bob Fox Christmas gift that keeps giving

During the Christmas holidays in 1982, popular Westmoreland County Commonwealth’s Attorney Robert Fox lamented to a gathering of friends that he was concerned about the number of county residents who were without gifts, food or friendship during the holiday season. “I want to do something to help them,” he said.

Read more: A Bob Fox Christmas gift that keeps giving

After inspections, Beachgate Inn must close

Residents of the Beachgate Inn in Colonial Beach have had more than their fair share of tragedy this year with a stabbing incident that resulted in a death in October and a vehicle accident last week that killed a pedestrian standing near his car. Now they have until Dec. 27 to find a new home.

Read more: After inspections, Beachgate Inn must close

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