- Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 08:47
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Revitalization took center stage at the Oct. 28 Montross Town Council meeting.
The Town of Montross has been in the implementing stages of its half million dollar Community Development Block Grant it received from the state.
Of that amount, $80,000 has been dedicated to helping area businesses improve storefronts through facade improvement programs. Town Manager Brenda Reamy told the council most of the projects are completed, or very close to it. The only one that is not is the Napa building. It will be torn down and rebuilt. The building will look the same, so it still will qualify for the facade project.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 11:22
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The Westmoreland County Board of Supervisors has voted to deny permission for giant farming operator Parker Farms to build a migrant labor camp at the Flat Iron Road site of an abandoned nursing home.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 11:16
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A Westmoreland County man entered a plea of no contest Oct. 17 to seven felony counts in Westmoreland County Circuit Court.
Jamal Tavon Brown, of Oldhams, received 70 years in prison, but with suspended sentences will serve four, five-year sentences consecutively, or 20 years.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 10:12
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The Appalachian Cherokee Nation, one of the largest non-federally recognized Indian tribes in the United States, has opened a museum and culture center in Westmoreland County, so tribe members, residents and school children can learn about the tribe’s history, traditions and regalia.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 October 2014 12:52
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The Montross Fall Festival has been a popular Westmoreland County event for more than 60 years, but few crowds have matched the size and enthusiasm of the 2014 edition.
Residents were on hand to greet festival visitors from across the state.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 October 2014 11:58
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MONTROSS FESTIVAL PARADE WINNERS 2014
Civic “All Together Now” Breast Cancer Awareness
Commercial Little Eagles Child Development Center
Community Classy but Nasty Corvette Club
Decorated Car Judie Delano-Fall Decorated Golf Cart
Decorated Truck Montross Tea Party-Colonial Villages as Seed of Liberty
Horse Unit Nick Houchin and Dash
Motorized Unit “Eat My Dust”
Novelty Unit Caporales Centralistas San Miguel USA Dance
School Unit Cople Elementary School
Homecoming Unit W&L Prince and Princess #4
Cub Scout 207 Honor Guard
Cheerleading Unit W&L JV Cheerleaders
Award Providence UMC “It Takes a Village to Raise a Child”
Judges Award for
Best in Show: Washington & Lee High School
Fire Department Winners:
Best Appearing Pumper Oak Grove Wagon 4
Best Appearing Tanker Oak Grove Tanker 4
Best Appearing Brush Truck Cople District Attack 6
Best Appearing Antique Westmoreland Retired #4
Best Appearing Fire Dept. Overall Colonial Beach VFD
Rescue Squad Winners
Best Appearing Advanced Life Support Westmoreland A-24
Best Appearing Basic Life Support Life Care
Best Appearing Crash Truck n/a
Best Appearing Rescue Squad overall Colonial Beach VRS
2014 P.A.W.S. Pet Show Winners
Best in Show “Miles” pug Owner Chastine Payne
Smallest/cutest “Captain Fisher Nelson” tweenie Owner: Terry & Carrie Nelson
Best Companion Animal “Bristol Law” chihuahua Owner: Gerald Law
Most Unusual “Oreo” guinea pig Owner: Seth Biemiller, Jr.
Owner/Pet Look Alike “Sassy” terrier Owner: Chastine Payne
Most Talented “Blue” lab mix Owner: Andy Talcott
Best Dressed “FeFe” chihuahua mix Owner: Keara Delano
Judges Award “Riley” terrier mix Owner: Whitney Wade
Business Decoration Winners (no particular order)
Allegiance Title Insurance Company
Carrot Cottage & Eagles Catch Antiques
Compulsive Cravings-Antiques & Gifts
Baby Contest Winners
Boys Under 1 year old Malachi Campbell, son of Brian Campbell & Ariel Sims
Girls Under 1 year old Nevach Miller, daughter of Lavonne Lucas
Boys One year old Zaine Rest, son of Cody Rest & Tabitha Belcher
Girls One year old Milani Garner, daughter of Deonta Garner & Janea Reed
Boys Two years old n/a
Girls Two years old Isabelle Weaver, daughter of Garrick & Brandee Weaver
Little Mr. Montross Zicardi Perrie, son of Douglas & Tierra Perrie
Little Miss Montross Hailee Wilder, daughter of Richard Wilder & Crystal Bronner
Art of Coffee Chalk Art Contest (winners receive gift certificate from the Art of Coffee)
1st Place: Zada Sudduth-age 11
2nd Place: Christopher Boyd-age 17
3rd Place: Andrew Boyd-age 10
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 14:48
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The popular Westmoreland County Museum in Montross is in the middle of a $1 million expansion that will allow citizens and tourists to visit a 1940’s-style soda fountain and general store and go back in time to relive life in the rural Virginia town.