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www.journalpress.com THE JOURNAL Wednesday, April 6, 2016 5 PHYLLIS ( similar pieces. This was her first time people in here;' at Unique Antiques, saying she came "Sometimes, they all seem to want Unique Antiques celebrated its because a co-worker told her about to pay at the same time" But the line sixth anniversary April 2 with dis- the anniversary sale. "I will come moved briskly with several cashiers counts at most of the 150 individual back;' Boone said. on hand to keep buyers happy. shops inside the 25,000-square-foot King George resident Mary Lou "If it wasn't for my wonderful staff, store on the west side of U.S. 301 in Cumberland was also happy with her I could never keep this place up;' King George. purchase of decorative items, includ- Enos said. The shops contain a wide variety ing a small wreath and some candles. By 3 p.m. the store had surpassed of antiques and collectibles, includ- This wasn't her first time at Unique its sales record set at last year's an- ing furniture, glassware, china, mir- Antiques. "I like to look around;' niversary sale, with three hours left rors, decorative items, jewelry, fos- Cumberland said, with a twinkle in to go. Enos said the store has annual sils, and unique items of all types and her eye. She had also considered a sales of over $1 million. of various vintages, furniture purchase. "I found a table Unique Antiques is open daily Page Boone of Culpeper pur- once. But when I came back, it was 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., accepting cash, chased a set of teacups and saucers gone" checks, Visa and MasterCard. in 'flow blue; a type made in Europe That illustrates the brisk turnover It also holds 'outside sales' on the from about 1830 to 1900, with deep of inventory, with more and different second Saturdays of each month, 8 blue imprints on white ceramic, re- items to provide regular customers a.m. to 6 p.m. Vendors with anything sulting in finished pieces having a with new variety each visit,to sell may reserve a space for $20 slightly smeared design. Store owner Vicky Enos was on and keep all their profits. She was pleased with her pur- hand near the front of the store and ~he next Outside Sale is April 16 at chase. As a child, Boone said she re- delighted with the numerous brows- Unique Antiques, 9600 James Madi- membered her mother having some ers and buyers. "There are a lot of son Parkway; call 540-625-2006. Photo by Pylfiss Cooke 1 TEN MART NOW OPEN ON DAHL- GREN ROAD IN KG 1 Ten Mart has opened in the location of the former Dutch's Mart, 9501 Dahlgren Road, in King George, at the intersection with indiantown Road. Dutch's was in business for 37 years until it closed last year. Now ~o-owners Makwich Jafri and Chaudry Lateef have taken over, accord- ing to thestoremanager, Syed Hassan. The store opened on April 1, with s~e:lve~Coolers fully stocked; and some final installation to finish up at the back corner for a coffee bar. The convenience store/gas station is open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. six days a week, and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. i Call Lori at for all your perseqal and business . pr,ntmg neeos Drs. James Donahue & Ramona Pandher Providing General Dentistry & Periodontics Welcoming New Patients 10% Senior Courtesy Given (540) 663-2221 5212 Kings Wood Lane, King George, VA 22485 Appointments Available: Monday - Thursday 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. MARIE O. KUNLO BUILDING Home of RACSB's King George County Mental Health, Intellectual Disability & Substance Abuse Clinlc Short.Term Services: Licensed Therapists, Board Certified Psychiatrists, Specialized Substance Abuse Programs, Child & Adoles- cent Services, 24-Hour Crisis Intervention Long-Term Mental Health & Intellectual Disability Services: Case Management, Residential Programs, Day Support Services rnu inance LINDA FARNETH The $500,000 revitalization grant awarded to Montross by the De- partment of Housing and Commu- nity Development last year sparked a number of murals to be added in town. In order to ensure murals are not used as signs the Montross Town Council tasked the Planning Com- mission with creating a draft mural ordinance. The Montross Town Council ac- cepted recommendations from the planning commission at their March 22 meeting. The ordinance must go through a public hearing and then a council vote before it becomes law. The public hearing will be held the night of the regular council meeting which is set for 7 p.m. April 26. The objectives, of the draft ordi- nance are to encourage the design of private murals for public display that promote or enhance the char- acter of the town, differentiate be- tween signs, graffiti and murals and prevent visual expression that may be offensive, is of a political nature or is derogatory. The draft ordinance defines a mu- ral as a picture, especially a large one, painted directly on a wall or ceiling or a large photograph or can- vas attached directly to a wall. Two types of murals are identified in the ordinance, both are described as original one-of-a-kind, unique designs or representations. Type 1 does not contain promotional or commercial advertising painted or drawn on the wall. Type 2 contains limited referenc- es to the establishment, product or service provided on the site where the mural is located. If passed the ordinance will re- quire citizens who wish to create a mural on their property to apply for a determination from officials Artists Melanie Stimmell and Anat Ronen created many of the murals work last year. whether the mural fits into type 1 continue installing their mural. or type 2. The mural design will If the mural is determined to be be reviewed by the towns zoning a type 2 mural, changes will be rec- administrator or forwarded to the ommended. However the ordinance mural review committee. The mural does state that if any symbols, works review committee will be appointed or graphics referencing products or by the town council to consist of the services are limited in scope and town manager/zoning administra- dominance these items may be per- tor and two business owners, mitted. If the mural is determined to be Any mural design submitted a type 1 mural the applicant will that are determined, by the zoning be informed and will be allowed to administrator or the mural review Photo , Linda Farneth in Montross during the revitalization committee, to be a sign will be sub- ject to regulations under the sign ordinance. The applicant will be re- quired to submit to a sign review. The previous description is only meant as a brief description of the proposed draft mural ordinance. Citizens interested in making com- ments at the public hearing should review a copy of the draft ordinance before the public hearing. Town hall is located at 15869 Kings Highway. 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