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8 Wednesday, July 13, 2016 THE JOURNAL Calls: Expansion to :onst=t the savi said, the county will fund the Stratford fire substation as they do slated for the Mt. Holly and Coles Point From page l substations. Rothenburg said the fire substation will maintain some tion to support Montross Volunteer equipment to assist Westmoreland Rescue Squad as well," Risavi said. volunteer rescue squads in the event "The volunteer system is under stress of an emergency. in the Northern Neck and the na- The Stratford Hall substation will tion." be built near the Stratford Harbour "Many changes in society have im- subdivision on property at the inter- pacted the ability of residents to vol- section of Stratford Hall Road and unteer their time," Risavi said. "This Independence Road. The land for change now requires localities to construction of the fire substation is commit substantial resources to paid being donated by Stratford Hall. staff and assure a response when a As part of the fundraising effort, 911 call is placed." there is currently a $4,000 raffle un- At Stratford Hall, the citizens are derway. Only 200 tickets for $100 raising the funds required for the are being sold for the drawing which construction of a volunteer fire de- will take place on Aug. 13. Tickets partment substation. More than are available at many Westmore- $125,000 has been raised to date said land County businesses or can be Paul Rothenburg, one of the organiz- purchased online at www.stratfor& ers of the fundraising effort, Entrants do not "Once the citizens raise the funds need to be present to win. Photo by Richard Leggitt Westmoreland County is expand- ing its fire no rescue services, in- cluding this proposed new fire and rescue station in Stratford Harbour. Local residents have been raising funds for the Stratford Harbour substation. RICHARD LEGGITT and Subs is Westmoreland A Westmoreland County business woman has become the latest entre- preneur to open a new business in Port Royal, the historic Rappahan- nock River town on U.S. 301 that is seeing a steady renewal after years of downturn. T.C. Hackett, who already oper- ates a mobile food truck operation in Montross and Westmoreland Coun- ty, has opened Port Royal Pizza and Subs at 25650 James Madison High- way just south of the Caroline King George County line. "My oldest daughter, Shawnese, has been looking for a location for us to open a new restaurant," Hack- ett said. "By the grace of God, she found this building. It's perfect for our purposes." As the name implies, HackeR's new business features pizza and subs. They are made on the premises from the very freshest dough with more than a dozen toppings avail- able at very reasonable prices, she said. Salads, burgers, sandwiches, chicken strips, fries and mozzarella sticks are also on the menu. The opening of the new business is part of a resurgence of the port town which has seen several new busi- nesses come to town in the last year including two new antique stores and an auction house. The landmark Horne's restaurant on the corner of U.S. 301 and Route 17 has also been sold and is undergoing improve- ments. "You might want to keep an eye on Port Royal" said Rebecca Nelson, another woman who does business in the town. "It is coming back to life." "There are some good people here in Port Royal," said HackeR. "I enjoy my customers and they have treated me real nice." Hackett, who was born and raised in the Mt. Holly area A Westmoreland business woman has opened her second food business, a is undergoing a business renewal. of Westmoreland County, has been involved in the food preparation business for years. She began working for the West- moreland County Commissioner of Revenue's office 16 years ago and then in 2009, with the help of her husband of 27 years, Walter, and her three children, she began operating a mobile food truck in Westmoreland and the Northern Neck. The truck is called Deluctable De- lights and has been a very successful enterprise for Hacker and her fam- ily. "We do events in Westmoreland County and the surrounding area and we cater small gatherings," said Hackett. na Get results[ Advertise your yard sale in the Journal call Bonnie at 540-775-2024 Due to an ina( iting uating senior Terrance Ear left out of the graduation photo for Colonial Beach High School in the 2016 Graduation Section. Call Lori at 540-709-7495 for all your personal and business printing needs Your patient records are accessible at each location Serving Dr Roosevelt Dean patients County woman's business venture "My kids play a part in my busi- able time with my children." nesses in some shape or form," Hacker said she has always ad- said Hackett, who in addition to mired women who own their own Shawnese has a 25-year old son, businesses. "It was important for me Brandon, and a daughter, Keyondra, to be a business woman. There have 15, helping her with the pizza restau- been challenges but it also has been rant. "This way I get to spend valu- very rewarding." RESTAU RANT new pizza place in Port Royal which Weekday Lunch Specials Starting_ at I6.95 Crab Cake Grilled Prime Rib Sandwich Filet of Flounder Imperial Crab Medium Shrimp One Trip -or- All You Can Eat Fried Oysters Salad Bar (In Season) Lump Crab BLT Fried Seafood Lunch Combo 6 oz. Angus Cheeseburger Grilled Chicken Breast Add bacon to any sandwich for .99 ra~..~ Each comes with 2fresh sides of your choice i Served 11:30 - 3:00 M0n. - Fd. Weekend Seafood Buffet, All You Can Eat! Adults, $29.95 - Children, 10 & Under $1.50 Per Year/Age 11:30 3900 Mcl