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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

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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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  • 100 and counting

    Posted on November 23, 2013 at 12:00 pm

    Pictured with Demyen at her birthday party are her daughter, Barbara Mullen of Bisbee Arizona, and a young Coles Point friend, Kasey Conley.

    Ruby Demyen of Coles Point celebrated her 100th birthday on both Nov. 2 and Nov. 3 in grand style with friends and relatives. Asked earlier this year if she ever thought she would make it to 100, she replied without missing a beat, “Well, I’ve been planning on it for some time now!” Born in the Valle Crucis area of North Carolina, she worked in Boston, Mass. after earning her

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  • Airstream Encampment at George Washington Birthplace

    Posted on November 6, 2013 at 12:30 pm

    From Oct. 24 through 27, 47 members of the Washington DC Unit of the Wally Byam Caravan Club International (WBCCI) converged on The George Washington Birthplace National Monument for a weekend encampment. This encampment was for the 2013 installation of the Unit’s officers for the 2014 camping season and was hosted by Harley Muse and John Gilliland, who are residents within the park boundaries and whose property is adjacent to

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