***Sunday Paper February 24, 2019 Edition***

Notice to Sunday Paper subscribers:

I have decided to eliminate the Sunday Paper Tier from my Patreon page. This decision did not come lightly but it was a change I felt I had to make. My decison was based on the lack of interest.

I have offered this tier since the page began but have only had 3 people sign up for this tier. There are currently only 2.

I work solely for subscriptions. I take in no advertisements. This is currently my only job and growing a new business is hard without outside funding. I am reluctant to seek out crowd source funding as I would much rather people sign up for my site and get something in return, rather than me take advantage of someone’s generosity.

In order to prepare the Sunday edition I have to do at least 4 hours of work each Sunday, to ensure the stories are open to $3 tier subscribers, to determine which PSA’s to include based on what has already passed or to determine what stories, such as weather related, are no longer of interest.

Until subscriptions rise to a level that will sustain my living I must find work elsewhere, so time spent attending meetings, writing stories and growing this business is at a premium.

The purpose of offering a daily news site is to provide news DAILY, not on a weekly basis. That is what gives my readers the edge over the other weekly paper. Getting daily and breaking news from a trusted source is my goal for all my subscribers.

With that in mind I have eliminated the $3 tier, so new patrons will not be offered this price. However I am so grateful to the two remaining members that I will continue to give the two of you daily access for as long as you continue to pledge $3 a month. You are welcome to upgrade to $5 but it is not necessary.

So this will be the last edition of the Sunday Paper! You will continue to receive news but on a daily basis just as the $5 subscribers would. Thank you for your patronage.

CEO, Writer, Photographer, Editor, Marketing Etc. Linda Farneth

Weather for the week:

This Afternoon A chance of rain before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight Clear, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Monday Sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

Friday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

Friday Night A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 40%.


NOTE: I’m not sure if Bob’s found those actors so I’m leaving this here for now.

Call for Actors in Colonial Beach

Call for Actors in Colonial Beach from Bob Christiansen!
COLONIAL BEACH PLAYHOUSE has three fairly small roles available for men. They are needed for our April play “SEVEN KEYS TO BALDPATE”. Join a cast of 11, already in rehearsal.
The roles are as follows:

  • Thomas Hayden, a millionaire industrialist, executive type, over 50.
  • Jiggs Kennedy, Chief of Police of Asquewan Falls, over 40.
  • A Cop, and Owner of the Baldpate Inn (25 to 45). (Both played by the same actor.)

If interested, contact us at cbpaa.info@gmail.com or call/text us at 804-214-0517.

Commuter Traffic:

VDOT HOT SPOTS FOR February 24 to March 2


Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4 a.m. Crews will be working at the following intersections to install flashing yellow arrows on the existing traffic signals to help drivers turn left safely against oncoming traffic. Be alert to a flagging crew in the work zone to direct drivers through the intersection. Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control. Expect brief delays.

King George County

  • Route 3 at Fletchers Chapel Road
  • Route 3 at Barbara’s Way/Madison Drive
  • Route 3 at Route 607 (Port Conway Road)



Construction began on the Interstate 95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project in August 2018 and will be completed in May 2022.

VDOT is building three new southbound lanes on I-95 from just north of Exit 133 in Stafford to just south of Exit 130 in the City of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County.

Weather permitting, overnight lane closures are scheduled for Route 17 at the following dates and times to allow crews to prepare for this work zone, and to shift traffic into the new pattern: Sunday, Feb. 24 – Tuesday, Feb. 26 (ending early Wednesday, Feb. 27)

Click on the link below to view a map of the construction zone and get all the details.




Mudd Tavern Road traffic will be stopped up to 10 minutes at a time to allow crews to install traffic signal equipment starting Monday, Feb. 25.

News Story links for this week:

Pipe Replacement Begins This Week Route 360

Sunnybank Ferry Out of Service

Squad Car In Ditch, Result of Police Pursuit

Sarah Wagner and Marianne Warrington Winner Of RCC Student Research Paper Awards


Council Needs More Time To Consider School Request To Return Unused Funds

RCC RILL Course Helps You Clear Your Clutter

Crash Shuts Down Section Of I-95

NN Realtors Fund RCC Scholarship for Another Year

Calling All Bird Watchers!

Town Will Proceed With Utilizing County Building Inspector

Happy Birthday to the Town of Colonial Beach! Colonial Beach Celebrates 127 Years Of Incorporation


Employer’s Access To Employee Social Media Accounts Limited Under State Law

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