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Westmoreland State Park celebrates with governor at 80th anniversary celebration

Westmoreland State Park celebrates with governor at 80th anniversary celebration

Governor Terry McAuliffe and two of his children joined Westmoreland State Park in celebrating 80 ye...

Montross kicks off summer

Montross kicks off summer

After being forced to cancel First Friday and Market Day last month because of rain, organizers were...

Sisson’s Produce ready for summer

Sisson’s Produce ready for summer

Several weeks of rain in May slowed the local fruit and vegetables market temporarily, but Sisson's ...

Stratford Hall board of directors selects new president

Stratford Hall board of directors selects new president

Stratford Hall, the home to the Lee Family of Virginia and one of the state's top tourist destinatio...

Stratford Hall to hold traditional trades fair

Stratford Hall to hold traditional trades fair

Annual event slated for May 28
Stratford Hall, the Westmoreland County plantation that was the home o...

Westmoreland VFD burns house at Stratford Hall in training exercise

Westmoreland VFD burns house at Stratford Hall in training exercise

The Westmoreland Volunteer Fire Department received valuable training for fighting a residential hom...

 

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Brenda Reamy, and Town of Montross, are on the move

“We are actually moving,” said Brenda Reamy. The soft-spoken Reamy was talking about the Town of Montross’ seven-year long effort to revitalize its downtown, but she just as well could have been talking about herself.

Read more: Brenda Reamy, and Town of Montross, are on the move

Rappahannock Tribe visits Birthplace

George Washington Birthplace National Monument hosted the Rappahannock Tribe for the Birthplace’s American Indian Heritage Day celebration on Saturday, Aug. 17.

 

Read more: Rappahannock Tribe visits Birthplace

Graceful glider

The great blue heron is a familiar sight along the banks of Popes Creek at George Washington Birthplace National Monument. These large, striking birds can be seen wading in the shallows or skimming across the surface of the water, searching for small fish.

Read more: Graceful glider

Montross hires Herlong Associates, Inc.

Montross Town Council voted to sign an agreement with Herlong Associates, Inc., to carry out planning and design duties for the town’s revitalization projects.

One of the duties Herlong will perform is to assist business owners who wish to take advantage of the Facade

Read more: Montross hires Herlong Associates, Inc.

Jamal T. Brown, suspect arrested in connection with double shooting, faces 19 charges

Following a county-wide manhunt executed by the Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office and Virginia State Police, Jamal T. Brown, age 29, of Oldhams in Westmoreland county has been apprehended and is a suspect in the double shooting.

When Brown was arrested his last known address was Hague but records list him as now being a resident of Odhams, where the shooting took place early Monday morning.

Brown is charged with eight counts of maliciously shooting at or into an occupied vehicle, five counts of use of a firearm, committing aggravated malicious wounding (second offense), two counts of maiming, (second offense), two counts attempted murder, one count attempted maliciously wounding and one count of possession of firearm after being a convicted felon.

Read more: Jamal T. Brown, suspect arrested in connection with double shooting, faces 19 charges

Suspect arrested in double shooting in Westmoreland County

Following a county-wide manhunt executed by the Westmoreland County Sheriff's Office and Virginia State Police, Jamal T. Brown age 29 of Hague in Westmoreland has been apprehended and is a suspect in the double shooting that took place in the early morning hours of Monday, May 27.

Read more: Suspect arrested in double shooting in Westmoreland County

Wmd Sheriff’s Deputy hit with $20 million lawsuit

Well-known Westmoreland County restaurant owner Bryan Oliff, a life-long resident of Montross and a popular former high school football player,  and two of his employees have filed “malicious prosecution” lawsuits against Westmoreland County Deputy Sheriff Anthony Darby seeking a total of $20 million in compensatory and punitive damages.

Read more: Wmd Sheriff’s Deputy hit with $20 million lawsuit

 

 

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