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$711 from 7-Eleven to Colonial Beach Public Schools

Posted on November 26, 2014 at 11:09 am

Colonial Beach Public Schools is proud to have been selected to receive the Project – A – Game grant. In an effort to support local young athletes and local school divisions, Colonial Beach’s 7-Eleven store has donated $711 to Colonial Beach Public Schools. This grant was made possible through 7-Eleven’s Project A-Game youth outreach program.  The mission of Project-A-Game is to help kids develop their full potential by promoting academics

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  • Washington & Lee Band Wins First Place

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 11:05 am


    They might be small in number, but the Washington and Lee High School’s Marching Eagle Band, displayed marching and musical talent as they were awarded first place at the Urbanna Oyster Festival, beating out several seasoned and large musical groups. Not only did they debut their spectacular marching number, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson, but they performed in the new marching band uniforms.   There is something to be said for

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  • Getting to know your officials: Westmoreland County School Board Member Coralynn Wise

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 10:49 am

    Coralynn Wise

    By Chris Schmitt Coralynn Wise has been serving on the Westmoreland County School Board for two years representing district three. When asked why she wanted to get in the educational system, she responded, “By getting involved in the organization of Westmoreland County School system, I felt I could be of service to the entire community.” When asked what progress she felt she had made, she said, “As a member of

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  • Virginia State Police remind Virginians to drive to save lives this Thanksgiving holiday, especially in inclement weather

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 3:17 pm

    The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is one of the busiest travel times of the year, which increases Virginians’ risks of being involved in a serious or deadly traffic crash. As families and friends prepare to gather to give thanks this year, the Virginia State Police reminds motorists to make safety a priority during the holiday weekend. Virginians are reminded to drive to save lives by always buckling up, never driving drunk

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  • Rappahannock High School alumni Erin Robertson: A lifetime’s worth of struggle in seven years

    Posted on November 21, 2014 at 7:34 pm

    By Chris Schmitt In June of 2007 a healthy, athletic, high school freshman girl on the honor roll got sick. The sickness was not serious. The rare antibodies that the illness produced were. The antibodies stuck around after they should have. They killed off the mild illness but then attacked part of her nervous system. This has resulted in a young girl battling Dysautonomia for the last seven years. The

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  • Rappahannock Community College honors scholarship recipients and donors for 2014-15

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    Elizabeth "Sissy" Crowther

    A formal ceremony followed by a reception, recognizing students who won scholarships for the academic year of 2014-15 as well as the donors of those awards, was held at Rappahannock Community College’s Glenns Campus on October 22. RCC’s president, Dr. Elizabeth Crowther, welcomed attendees to the event. She acknowledged members of the College Board and the RCC Educational Foundation Board of Directors, then introduced Foundation board representative and long-time friend

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  • Daughters of the American Revolution honor Veterans Day

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 12:31 pm

    The Virginia State Regent, Daughters of the American Revolution, Virginia Storage is at podium; Middy Morris is seated.

    “Chantilly Chapter, NSDAR, held their Annual Joint Chapters Luncheon on November 11, 2014 at Stratford Hall Plantation Dining Hall.  It was a beautiful autumn day and 81 DAR ladies from 12 chapters attended. Guest speaker VA State Regent, DAR, Virginia Storage from Fredericksburg gave an informative historical account of strong women’s role in the military beginning with the Revolutionary War to the Civil War, WWI, WWII, Vietnam, Desert Storm, the

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