- Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 10:35
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Dr. Pauline Knowles has become one of the Northern Neck’s most popular veterinarians by using a very simple strategy: She takes her veterinary clinic to the dogs, and cats...and sometimes hamsters and rabbits.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 July 2013 15:52
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Military re-enactors are returning to George Washington's birthplace on July 12 and 13 to put on a variety of displays and activities common to military camp life during the Revolutionary Period. The re-enactors will be in their military encampment from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.
There will be musket firing demonstrations at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. The encampment and firing demonstrations will be conducted by His Majesty's Marines and 5th Battalion, Cumberland County Militia, an elite re-enactment group that emphasizes authenticity in activities, uniforms and 18th Century military camp life.
"Military life was a big part, not only of George Washington's makeup, but of every Washington family member since their arrival in Virginia in 1656," said Richard Lahey, park ranger at the George Washington Birthplace National Monument.
The British never occupied the Washington's Pope's Creek Plantation, but almost every Washington male served in the Continental and British military forces. Prior to the Revolution, the British military was an essential part of George Washington's life.
The George Washington Birthplace historic area will be open from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, July 12 and from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 13. Tours at the George Washington Birthplace National Monument will be suspended on Saturday so visitors can view the historic military encampment and musket firing demonstrations.
-- Richard Leggitt
- Last Updated on Friday, 07 June 2013 09:52
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KG PARKS & REC SUMMER EVENTS
•Hook a Kid on Golf - Green Level Site: Cameron Hills • Cost $82.50 • Ages: 8-15 Dates: July 8-12 Time: 9 a.m.-12 noon
•One on One Basketball Camp • Site: KGMS Cost: $125 • Ages: 8-15 Dates: July 15-19 Time: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
•Youth Track Camp Site: KGMS Cost: $25 • Ages: 6-14 Dates: July 15-19 Time: 6p.m.-8 p.m.
•Middle School and High School Football Camp Site: KGHS Cost:$40 • Ages:12-18 Dates: July 15-18 Time: 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
•Tennis Camp Site: KG Tennis Center • Ages: 6-8 Dates: July 22-26 Time: 8 a.m.-9 a.m. Cost:$40 • Ages: 9-11 Dates: July 22-26 Time: 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Cost:$50 • Ages: 12-17 Dates: July 22-26 Time: 10:30 a.m.-noon Cost:$50
•Co-Rec Basketball Camp Site: KGMS Cost:$85 • Ages: 8-15 Dates: July 29-Aug. 2 Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
•Tumbling Camp Site: OKGES Gym Cost:$80 • Ages: 5-15 Dates: August 12-16 Time: 9 a.m.-noon
•Cheer Tumbling Camp Site: OKGES Gym Cost:$80 • Ages: 5-15 Dates: August 12-16 Time:1-4 p.m.
•Gymnastics Camp Site: OKGES Gym • Ages: 5-15 Dates: August 19-23 Time: 9 a.m.-noon Cost:$80 • Ages: 5-15 Dates: August 19-23 Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost:$160
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 January 2013 10:29
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The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) announced last week that the final environmental document for the Nice Bridge Improvement Project was recently approved by the Federal Highway Administration, which marks an end to the project’s planning phase for eventual construction of a new bridge.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:46
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Members of Hanover-with-Brunswick Episcopal Parish were decked out in red for annual Cookie Boutique Saturday morning at St. John’s on Rt. 3 in the Courthouse. Pictured are Jake Galloway, Cara Estevez, Holly Beal, Page Wessel, Pat Gaines, Stacey-Lynn Estes, Amber Kintz, Michaele Morton and Julie Huffman.