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Every February, the nation celebrates Black History Month and takes the time to recognize the contributions members of the African-American community have made to the history of our nation.
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The historic Leedstown Resolutions, a statement of self-determination and a protest against British taxation written 10 years before the Declaration of Independence, will be commemorated at 10 a.m. Feb. 21 at the old Yeocominco Church near Kinsale.
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Speaking to the Westmoreland County Board of Supervisors, Rebecca Lowry, the county’s superintendent of schools, expressed regret for the financial issues that have dogged the school system the past several months.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 09:44
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School board also responsible, according to county officials
The Westmoreland County School Board shares responsibility for the Westmoreland school system’s failure to make timely payments to the Internal Revenue Service and the Virginia State Retirement system, county records indicate.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015 14:28
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Westmoreland County Superintendent of Schools Rebecca Lowry resigned suddenly last week.
Lowry submitted a letter of resignation to the county school board declaring her intention to leave her post effective June 30.
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Stratford Hall, the 18th century plantation in Westmoreland County that is the birthplace of Robert E. Lee, will celebrate Lee’s birthday Jan. 17.
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With the opening of the new $9 million Westmoreland Judicial Center last year and the remodeling of the county’s George English Memorial Building, Westmoreland Registrar Kristin Hicks is the only remaining county official with offices at Courthouse Square.