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Monroe: Plans call for building new scenic trail

Monroe: Plans call for building new scenic trail

Former President James Monroe’s birthday was Tuesday, April 28.
Westmoreland County is honoring its n...

Early morning drug raids net 11 suspects in Westmoreland

A six-month undercover investigation by the Tri-County Drug Task Force resulted in two recent early ...

Westmoreland State Park becoming a go-to destination

Westmoreland State Park becoming a go-to destination

Majestic Westmoreland State Park, located on the Potomac River between George Washington’s birthplac...

Westmoreland County School Board searching for new superintendent

The Westmoreland County School Board recently held a public hearing to collect residents’  comments ...

Alpacas flourishing in Montross

Alpacas flourishing in Montross

When Ken Chatham first talked with his wife, Gwynne, about his idea of raising alpacas, she was skep...

W&L’s forensics stars head to VHSL state competition

Four Washngton & Lee forensics team members are heading to the Virginia High School League’s Mar...

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Dam breach threatens historic Chandler’s Millpond in Montross

Picturesque Chandler’s Millpond, a 300-year-old lake on Route 3 west of Montross, has been closed to public access by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries due to a dam breach.

Read more: Dam breach threatens historic Chandler’s Millpond in Montross

No new county taxes for Beach residents in Westmoreland budget

Supervisor Larry Roberson recently presented highlights of the Westmoreland County budget for the residents of Colonial Beach.
Westmoreland County Supervisors approved a budget of $24.7 million. That’s an increase of about $300,000 over last year’s budget of $24.4 million. However, the county is not imposing any new taxes.

Read more: No new county taxes for Beach residents in Westmoreland budget

Young boy saves grandmother

At first glance Marquis Smith is a typical nine-year-old boy in fourth grade, even to his grandmother, Jacqueline Jones.
However after May 2 it was clear that Marquis is no ordinary boy but a very bright hero. His quick thinking saved his grandmother’s life.

Read more: Young boy saves grandmother

Trial begins in Oliff lawsuit against Westmoreland deputy 

The trial of two lawsuits filed by Montross restaurant owner Bryan Oliff and one of his employees, Josh Sanford, against Westmoreland Deputy Sheriff Sgt. Anthony Darby has begun in Middlesex County Circuit Court.

Read more: Trial begins in Oliff lawsuit against Westmoreland deputy 

Monroe: Plans call for building new scenic trail

Former President James Monroe’s birthday was Tuesday, April 28.
Westmoreland County is honoring its native son, the fifth president of the United States, with the construction of a half-mile, scenic historical walk to be completed by the end of the year at the James Monroe Birthplace in Colonial Beach.

Read more: Monroe: Plans call for building new scenic trail

Early morning drug raids net 11 suspects in Westmoreland

A six-month undercover investigation by the Tri-County Drug Task Force resulted in two recent early morning raids that led to the arrests of 11 people who now face drug-related charges in Westmoreland and King George counties.

Read more: Early morning drug raids net 11 suspects in Westmoreland

Westmoreland State Park becoming a go-to destination

Majestic Westmoreland State Park, located on the Potomac River between George Washington’s birthplace and Stratford Hall, birthplace of Robert E. Lee, has steadily grown to become one of the leading state parks in Virginia.

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