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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...

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Patricia Faye Boone, 39, Colonial Beach arrested for assault on family member.
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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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Drilling for natural gas is good news and bad news for Westmoreland

Public meetings last week on proposed efforts to drill for natural gas in the ancient shale deposits that make up the Taylorsville Basin made the point that county officials in King George and Westmoreland will need to be busy in the coming months preparing regulations to protect citizens and the environment.

Read more: Drilling for natural gas is good news and bad news for Westmoreland

Town of Montross Hosts 20th Annual Spirit Festival

The Town of Montross hosted its 20th Annual Spirit Festival Dec. 6, kicking off a three-day holiday celebration that included Santa, a tree lighting, a bazaar at the firehouse and open houses at local businesses.

Read more: Town of Montross Hosts 20th Annual Spirit Festival

Bobby Wease has Plan B BBQ of Montross Smoking

Bobby Wease was in the sand and gravel business for 30 years. But today, he and his wife, Shirley, are known for pulled pork, barbecued ribs and smoked chicken.

Read more: Bobby Wease has Plan B BBQ of Montross Smoking

Westmoreland School Board members collaborate with fellow education leaders at VSBA’s annual convention

Westmoreland County Public School Board members Iris Lane, Daniel Wallace, Coralynn Wise, and Karen Jackson joined Dr. Rebecca Lowry, Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent, Cathy Rice at the Virginia School Boards Association’s Annual Convention in Williamsburg last week.

 

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VA Extension office in Westmoreland needs your help

The Virginia Cooperative Extension is in the process of a needs assessment in Westmoreland County.  The results of the survey will help provide relevant programs that will meet the needs of the community.  

Read more: VA Extension office in Westmoreland needs your help

American Legion and Veterans honor their colleagues on Veterans Day

Veterans from King George and Westmoreland visited Post 252 in Montross on Veterans Day to honor their fallen colleagues, remember old times and enjoy the pancakes courtesy of the American Legion.

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Shooting victim flees to nearby convenience store

Suspect still at large

Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office deputies are currently looking for Robert J. Kelly, who is suspected of shooting his older brother last Friday.

Read more: Shooting victim flees to nearby convenience store

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