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Montross Health Clinic celebrates 20 years

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 12:23 pm

For those who need medical assistance but are uninsured and financially deprived, Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church in Montross could truly be what the doctor ordered. Every other Thursday from 9 a.m. until about 2 p.m., they offer a full service medical clinic and prescription services. The clinic is an outreach program of the Northern Neck Free Health Clinic located in Kilmarnock. The Montross clinic celebrated its 20th year anniversary

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  • Garden Club of the Northern Neck presents three Beautification Awards

    Posted on July 13, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    Garden of honorees William and Joan Dawson in Hague.

    The Garden Club of the Northern Neck presented its biannual Beautification Awards last month to three outstanding examples of landscaping and improvement of surroundings by civic, commercial, educational or professional establishments in the Northern Neck, according to Jane Henley, Conservation and Beautification Committee Chair. Honorees were Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury Irvington (Lancaster County), the Town of Warsaw (Richmond County), and garden of William and Joan Dawson in Hague (Westmoreland County). Damon S.

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  • Jones takes food on the road

    Posted on July 3, 2014 at 4:00 pm


    Mark Jones, born and raised in Westmoreland County, has brought one more dimension to the eating pleasures that can be found in the Northern Neck. From BBQ to Angus beef burgers and then to blackened scallops, Jones has years of experience in whetting the appetites of those he serves. Jones has been catering private dinners for a little over a year and recently purchased a food unit in hopes of

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  • Boat Parade honors author Sherryl Woods

    Posted on June 7, 2014 at 11:00 am


    #1 New York Times best-selling author Sherryl Woods has been selected to be the grand marshal of this year’s Festival Boat Parade on Sunday, June 8 at 1 p.m., the final big event of the town’s annual Potomac River Festival weekend. The best viewing is front and center on the Town Pier where each vessel and its captain will be introduced.  This year’s theme is Potomac River Party Palooza. So,

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  • You can’t keep a Kinsale Country girl down!

    Posted on May 21, 2014 at 4:00 pm


    Time goes by; seasons change.  As a small community, we are affected and involved in each other’s lives every day in many ways.  Most recently for me and many others, a loved one and hometown girl has been affected more than any of us will ever endure or even imagine.  I am speaking of “Diane King” Headley – Aunt DiDi, Nana – Daughter, Sister, Mom and Best Friend to many

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  • Horizons Blue Jewelry featured this month

    Posted on May 16, 2014 at 3:55 pm


    Joan Campbell and Jamie VanPelt’s jewelry, in a manner of speaking, speaks for itself. Each piece is unique, as those who attend this month’s Westmoreland County Museum Art and Wine event will see. The mother-daughter team will greet visitors Wednesday, May 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. when the Museum and the Inn at Montross will host the opening of the display that will appear until June 7. Campbell will

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  • NNFHC’s Dental Clinic celebrates 10th year

    Posted on May 8, 2014 at 4:38 pm

    Four dental and two hygiene students in their final year at the VCU School of Dentistry rotate through the NNFHC Dental Clinic three days a week.

    Ten years ago, with 500 people on a waiting list, a newly built and equipped Dental Clinic at the Northern Neck Free Health Clinic (NNFHC) opened its doors to its first patients. Ten years later, 4,722 individuals have used the Dental Clinic, visiting 27,172 times and receiving $16,658,348 worth of dental services, according to NNFHC Executive Director Jean Nelson. They are all ages, from children receiving their first check-up to

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