Caroline dedicates track facility to longtime coach Sansberry Harvey
On Wednesday, the track-and-field facility at Caroline County High School was renamed for longtime coach Sansberry Harvey. The paint is still drying on the new sign bearing Coach Harvey's name, which was officially unveiled to the community at a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday evening. Harvey began working with Caroline...
Caroline County Man Wins $30,000 Top Prize in Red Hot Cash Scratch-Off Game
A Caroline County man won the $30,000 top prize in the Red Hot Cash scratch-off game and chose to remain anonymous. He purchased the $3 game at Denton Liquors and traveled to Lottery headquarters in Baltimore to claim his prize.
'Folk hero' Secretariat echoes still at his Virginia birthplace, The Meadow
Guards don’t man the gates. Entry fees aren’t required. Crowds don’t rush your pace. Hallowed ground is rarely this accessible. And make no mistake, in the world of thoroughbred racing, the acreage where Meadow Stables prospered is hallowed, indeed. Champions such as Riva Ridge and First Landing...
Area students compete at the 4th annual Doug Carter Regional STEM Fair
The fourth annual Doug Carter Regional STEM Fair was held in April at the Ron Rosner YMCA. The fair included fourth through eighth grade students from area public schools. Because Virginia Department of Education policy restricts elementary school students from competing, the fourth and fifth graders presented their school projects, and all were awarded modest science-oriented gifts, such as solar robot kits or microscopes. The first place prize in each STEM category earned $250, second place received $175, and third place received $100. Each category also had several honorable mention prizes.
2023 Farm Bill Summit discusses food security, agriculture sector priorities
U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger of Virginia hosted a 2023 Farm Bill Summit in Caroline County. Virginia crop and livestock producers, farm groups, conservation organizations and rural advocates discussed their priorities as Farm Bill negotiations continue. Today, Spanberger, the only Virginian on the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, hosted a roundtable discussion...
Man convicted of Caroline murder seeking new trial
A man convicted of killing a man in Caroline County in 2021 is seeking a new trial. Calvin Maurice Reynolds, 31, was convicted in February in Caroline Circuit Court of first-degree murder. He killed 59-year-old Warren "Doc" Baker outside 7119 Macedonia Road on Oct. 10, 2021 by beating him with a metal child's chair for no apparent reason.
Judge denies bond for man police say was involved in 'suspicious' incident
A man accused in what police called a "suspicious" incident involving a child last month in Caroline County was ordered to be held without bond Thursday, despite presenting evidence that indicated he was not at the scene of the May 22 incident. Alvin Lee Williams Jr., 36, of Partlow, is...
Opioid harm Reduction Presentation
At the May 24, 2023 Board of Supervisors meeting, Rappahannock Area Health District Director Dr. Olugbenga Obasanjo and Eleni McNeil of the Rappahannock Area Community Services Board provided the following presentation on opioid harm reduction. Additional Info...
Man charged with misdemeanor for giving knife to child in Caroline
A man arrested following what police deemed a "suspicious" incident in a Caroline County subdivision last week remains in custody under no bond. Alvin Lee "Bo" Williams Jr., who turned 36 Wednesday, was arrested at a home in Louisa County following an incident in the Bridlewood subdivision involving a young boy. According to police, the boy was playing outside when a silver or gray Toyota pulled up and lured the boy to his vehicle by offering to let him see a small duck that was in the car.
Major shift on traffic on Ladysmith Road this Wednesday
A major traffic shift on Route 639 (Ladysmith Road ) in Caroline County is now set for this Wednesday after being postponed as work advances to widen the two-lane road to four lanes from Interstate 95 to Route 1. Crews need to shift traffic to the new road alignment to...
Lawsuit challenges Wilderness Crossing rezoning in Orange
A recent rezoning for a Caroline County development is facing a lawsuit from several groups and residents. The complaint asking the court to void the rezoning approval for the Wilderness Crossing proposal was filed in Orange Circuit Court on Wednesday against the county and board of supervisors. The plaintiffs include...
Deputies: Man who tried to lure child in Caroline County has been arrested
A man who tried to lure a Caroline County child into his car on Monday evening by offering the child several gifts, including a duckling, has now been arrested.
Police searching for car allegedly used to lure child in Caroline County
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Power tools, a knife and a duckling used to lure child in Caroline County
A child in Caroline County says that a man he didn’t know tried to lure him into his car while the child was playing outside on Monday evening.
Caroline police searching for man involved in strange incident with boy
Caroline County authorities are looking for a man suspected in connection with a "disturbing" incident Monday that involved a young boy. Alvin Lee "Bo" Williams, 37, is charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor, Caroline Sheriff Scott Moser said. Moser said the boy, whose age was not released,...
Important Reminder: Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes Due June 5, 2023 in Caroline County
Caroline County residents should be aware that Real Estate and Personal Property taxes are due on June 5, 2023. Bills have been mailed and if not received, residents should notify the office.
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