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Westmoreland Supervisors add two new polling places for fall elections

Westmoreland Supervisors add two new polling places for fall elections

For years some citizens of Westmoreland County have complained they have had to drive as many as 40 ...

Westmoreland, Colonial Beach join National Night Out celebration

Law enforcement joined with citizens from the area last week to celebrate National Night Out in West...

Montross' Bob Fox Project may be nearing its end

The Bob Fox Project in Montross, which has been providing food and gifts at Christmas for those in n...

Woman arrested in shed in Westmoreland allowed to remain free on bond

Judge Herbert Hewitt denied efforts by the King George Commonwealth's Attorney's Office last week to...

Stratford Hall Teachers learn about Virginia early history

Historic Stratford Hall, the Westmoreland County plantation that was home to the Lee family of Virgi...

Matematica 2016 Parents’ Night

Parents and students celebrated the 2016 Matematica program at Montross Middle School on

July 20. F...

 

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Westmoreland has share of prominent African-Americans

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.

Read more: Westmoreland has share of prominent African-Americans

Leedstown Resolutions to be celebrated

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.

Read more: Leedstown Resolutions to be celebrated

Lowry addresses school payroll problems

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.

Read more: Lowry addresses school payroll problems

Records: Payment mess going on for months

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.

Read more: Records: Payment mess going on for months

Lowry stepping down as county schools head

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.

Read more: Lowry stepping down as county schools head

Stratford Hall hosting birthday bash for Lee

Stratford Hall, the 18th century plantation in Westmoreland County that is the birthplace of Robert E. Lee, will celebrate Lee’s birthday Jan. 17.  

Read more: Stratford Hall hosting birthday bash for Lee

Courthouse Square in store for big makeover

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.

Read more: Courthouse Square in store for big makeover

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