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Stratford Hall program to highlight Virginia's enslaved cooks

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

St. James Episcopal Church in Montross holds homecoming

The Rev. Alan Hooker and the congregation of St. James Episcopal Church in Montross  welcomed f...

W&L Senior Night

Thirty seniors and their families attended the annual Washington & Lee High School senior night ...

Rain fails to dampen spirits at Montross Fall Festival

After receiving a midweek weather forecast that indicated clearing for the weekend, organizers of th...

W&L graduate sends inspiring letter from Iraq

A U.S. Army soldier serving in Iraq sent an inspiring letter last week to Washington & Lee High ...

Westmoreland artist shows rock ‘n’ roll art at General's Ridge Vineyard

Popular Westmoreland County artist Phil McKenney was featured at General's Ridge Vineyard over the w...

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Monroe: Plans call for building new scenic trail

Former President James Monroe’s birthday was Tuesday, April 28.
Westmoreland County is honoring its native son, the fifth president of the United States, with the construction of a half-mile, scenic historical walk to be completed by the end of the year at the James Monroe Birthplace in Colonial Beach.

Read more: Monroe: Plans call for building new scenic trail

Early morning drug raids net 11 suspects in Westmoreland

A six-month undercover investigation by the Tri-County Drug Task Force resulted in two recent early morning raids that led to the arrests of 11 people who now face drug-related charges in Westmoreland and King George counties.

Read more: Early morning drug raids net 11 suspects in Westmoreland

Westmoreland State Park becoming a go-to destination

Majestic Westmoreland State Park, located on the Potomac River between George Washington’s birthplace and Stratford Hall, birthplace of Robert E. Lee, has steadily grown to become one of the leading state parks in Virginia.

Read more: Westmoreland State Park becoming a go-to destination

Westmoreland County School Board searching for new superintendent

The Westmoreland County School Board recently held a public hearing to collect residents’  comments on the search for a new school system superintendent. While many of the attendees spoke in favor of hiring a county resident, the school board said it is searching inside and outside the county.

Read more: Westmoreland County School Board searching for new superintendent

Alpacas flourishing in Montross

When Ken Chatham first talked with his wife, Gwynne, about his idea of raising alpacas, she was skeptical but eventually agreed.

Read more: Alpacas flourishing in Montross

W&L’s forensics stars head to VHSL state competition

Four Washngton & Lee forensics team members are heading to the Virginia High School League’s March 28 state competition at Clover High School in Midlothian. The foursome won their slots in the competition after competing in the 1A regional meet earlier this month in West Point.

Read more: W&L’s forensics stars head to VHSL state competition

County school board to host hearing

Wants public input on its search for a new superintendent
The Westmoreland County School Board has rescheduled its twice-delayed public hearing on the search for a new superintendent to March 5.

Read more: County school board to host hearing

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