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Montross council productive July meeting

On July 22, Montross Town Council quickly took care of electing officers for the new fiscal year. R....

Westmoreland County’s Parker Farms Supplies Produce to East Coast

Westmoreland County’s Parker Farms Supplies Produce to East Coast

Parker Farms, headquartered near Oak Grove with 2,000 acres of produce growing along the Rappahannoc...

“Bridge Closed” signs up on Rt 205

“Bridge Closed” signs were posted this week on State Route 205 in Westmoreland County as the Virgini...

14-year-old equipment endangering lives

Oak Grove VFD Chief Mike Gutridge recently advised that he is very concerned about the decaying cond...

Westmoreland Sheriff’s report

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Patricia Faye Boone, 39, Colonial Beach arrested for assault on family member.
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Gregory ...

VDOT to close Mattox Creek Bridge

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), which has promised to close the Mattox Creek Bridg...

 

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Fisher and Hynson re-elected

The Westmoreland County Board of Supervisors has re-elected Darryl E. Fisher as its chairman for an additional one-year term and also re-elected District 4 Supervisor W.W. Hynson as vice-chairman. The two Westmoreland County leaders were re-elected unanimously by voice vote at a meeting of the supervisors Monday evening.

Fisher and Hynson were both elected to the board of supervisors in 1994.  Both have previously served as chairman.  Fisher was elected chairman in 1996 and then turned the gavel over to Hynson in 2010.  Fisher returned to the chairman’s role last year with Hynson assuming the post of vice-chairman.  Both men have a proud history of working together for the betterment of Westmoreland County.

At the meeting the supervisors also approved a $325,000 appropriation for the Westmoreland County Department of Comprehensive Services.  The funds, which include $98,000 in local funding with the balance coming from the Commonwealth of Virginia, will be used to assist at-risk youth and families in the county.

The supervisors approved expanding the scope of a new Economic Development Planning Committee and are expected to seek applications for appointments to the planning committee later in the year.  Scheduled appointments to the Wetlands Board were deferred until the February meeting of the supervisors.

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