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Colonial Beach resident one of nation's first female national park rangers

Colonial Beach's Pocahontas Schuck, 76, was honored last weekend to work as a volunteer at the Natio...

Colonial Beach hosts 37th Rod Run to the Beach

Cars, cars and more cars.  

Colonial Beach hosted the 37th Annual Rod Run to the Beach last we...

Fundraising benefit held for Vickie Coffman

Fundraising benefit held for Vickie Coffman

Photos by Richard Leggitt

Chelsea Padgett of Daytona Beach, Fla., helps arrange the dozens upon doz...

Colonial Beach council postpones Eleanor Park vote again

Colonial Beach council postpones Eleanor Park vote again

The Colonial Beach Town Council last week postponed until 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 25 a vote on whether to ...

Harley Davidson motorcycle to be given to sheriff's office at CB grand opening

All American Harley Davidson of Hughesville, Md., which opened a store in Colonial Beach last year, ...

Beach planning commission wrestles with possible murals regulations

At its regular August meeting last week, the Colonial Beach planning commission wrestled with whethe...

 

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Fugitives captured in CB

Westmoreland County Sheriff C.O. Balderson has announced the arrest of three fugitives from Loudoun and Spotsylvania counties at an apartment complex in Colonial Beach. The arrests were made early Friday by the Tri-County Task Force which is composed of officers from Westmoreland, King George and Caroline counties as well as the Virginia State Police and the Naval Criminal Investigations Service.

Read more: Fugitives captured in CB

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

Tragic accident kills pedestrian at Beachgate Hotel

A 62 year old man was pronounced dead shortly after being struck by a vehicle while standing next to his car in the parking lot of the Beachgate Hotel located at 800 Colonial Avenue in Colonial Beach on the morning of Dec. 19.

Read more: Tragic accident kills pedestrian at Beachgate Hotel

Town Council accepts Ham’s resignation

Colonial Beach Town Council made quick work of their last scheduled meeting for the year 2012.  During the meeting, which lasted just under an hour, the council held two public hearings, passed six resolutions, and approved one amendment.

Read more: Town Council accepts Ham’s resignation

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