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1 hr ago | Westmoreland News

New principal appointed to W&L

Westmoreland County Public Schools is pleased to announce that Dashan Turner has been appointed as the new principal of Washington and Lee High School.

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6 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

Fire damages Nomini Hall in Northern Neck A historic plantation house ...

A historic plantation house in Westmoreland County that was being restored after a major fire in November has burned again.

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Related Topix: Fire, Fredericksburg, VA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Westmoreland News

Local youth participate in 4-H Congress

On June 16-19, more than 500 teens, volunteers, and Virginia Cooperative Extension agents, including four 4-H members from Westmoreland County, gathered on Virginia Tech's Blacksburg campus for the 94th annual State 4-H Congress.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Westmoreland News

Garden Club of the Northern Neck presents three Beautification Awards

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.

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Related Topix: Irvington, VA, Lancaster County, VA, Warsaw, VA, Richmond County, VA, Hague, VA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Westmoreland News

Jewel Hudson finds joy in creating pottery

Jewel Hudson's description of pottery-making sounds intriguing enough to want to try it.

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Related Topix: Montross, VA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Westmoreland News

Kinsale celebrates July fourth

The July 4th celebration in the town of Kinsale was a sight to behold for those raised in cities and suburbs because the entire event was a page out of a story book of old Americana.

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Related Topix: Kinsale, VA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Westmoreland News

Jones takes food on the road

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Colonial Beach, VA

Westmoreland News

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As the town of Montross received a grant of $530,000 in 2012, many in CB were worried that the state wouldn't be willing to give money to another locality in Westmoreland County.

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Related Topix: Montross, VA

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Style Weekly

Getting Lost

Sooner or later the road ends at the Potomac River. The spur of Route 205 stops where the sand begins, and you'll have to find a place to park.

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Related Topix: Goochland County, VA, Richmond, VA, Chesterfield, VA, Colonial Beach, VA

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Northumberland Echo

Garner's Produce from Westmoreland County showcase fresh vegetables from their latest harvest

Although threatening clouds and competition from Tappahannock's Riverfest may have cut down on the crowds at the market, numerous people wandered around the market looking at the vendors' wares and visiting Rice Hotel/Hughlett Tavern's four guilds - blacksmiths, woodworkers, quilters and spinners and weavers.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Tappahannock, VA, Baked Goods, Bread

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Westmoreland News

Roane found guilty of DWI

Former principal of Washington and Lee High School, Andrea Roane, was found guilty of a DWI in Westmoreland County General District Court on Tuesday, June 24. Her sentencing included: 60 day jail sentence, suspended, driver's license suspended for a year with restricted license granted for work, required VASAP attendance and two years of ... (more)

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