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Easter Extravaganza

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 11:56 am

All over the county this weekend Easter Egg hunts provided fun and sweet treats. Egg hunts were held at Oak Grove Baptist Church, in Kinsale and in Colonial Beach.  The weekend before, the Easter bunny visited Montross.             

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  • NNK Christian Men’s Breakfast

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 11:00 am


    Saturday, April 12 the Northern Neck Christian Men held their annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser at Carmel UMC – it’s been going on for 10+ years. This year they made more than $500 that will be distributed to various county charities. From left: Dave Singstock, John Golden, Don Rawlings, Pastor Reggie Rumburg, Billy Sydnor, Russ Culver, and John Sydnor.

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  • Newton works for new center

    Posted on February 27, 2014 at 4:00 pm


    Eighty-five year old Lucius Calvin Newton of Montross is a loyal, dedicated and hard working community volunteer. He dutifully helps others in the community whether the task is requested or not! If a neighbor is in need of a ride to church, the doctor’s office or the near-by supermarket, he smiles, and performs the task as he shares a story of his life growing up as a young man in

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  • 2014 Senior Lifestyle

    Posted on February 27, 2014 at 2:10 pm

    Check out our 2014_Senior_Lifestyle Tab

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  • Scout Sunday, Blue and Gold Banquet

    Posted on February 24, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Scouts participated in Scout Sunday on Sunday, Feb. 16 at Colonial Beach Baptist Church.

    Pack & Troop 258 with a few Sea Scouts participated in the Scout Sunday services on Sunday, Feb. 16 at the Colonial Beach Baptist Church.  The Pack had 16 of the 23 scouts participate and the Troop had all eight members present.  The boys started with a Presentation of Flags and Pledge, and throughout the service some of the boys read verses and prayers. Following services, everyone gathered in the

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  • A Snow Day keeps school away

    Posted on February 19, 2014 at 3:22 pm

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  • Chrismons tradition continues in Oak Grove

    Posted on December 16, 2013 at 4:00 pm

    Members of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (left) learn the art of Chrismon making from Christina Gruszecki (right) at the Chrismon workshop held at the church on Oct. 27.

    St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Oak Grove recently decided to look ahead regarding being ready for upcoming holiday celebrations. To that end, they held a Chrismons making workshop on Sunday, Oct. 27 following their weekly 9:15 a.m. worship service. Parishioner Christina Gruszecki who was once a member of Ascension Lutheran Church in Danville, Virginia led the workshop. It was in this, her hometown church, that Chrismons ornaments were originated and

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