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Heavy rain brings more flooding to Culpeper area, no injuries reported

According to Bill Ooten, director of the county’s Office of Emergency Services, parts of the county experienced significant flooding during the 24-hour period beginning Friday morning.

CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT - 2018-06-24 00:00:00

Upriver rain causes worst flooding since 1972 on Rappahannock River

By 10 a.m. Saturday, the floodwater had nearly reached the basement ceiling of Jane Range’s house just east of the U.S. 1 bridge in Stafford County, and was still rising.

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-06-24 02:30:00

Police identify murder suspect, victim involved in Days Inn shooting

More Local NewsPolice identify murder suspect, victim involved in Days Inn shootingPolice: Woman charged with assault after striking officer with vehicleThree men shot in Richmond, RPD investigating if incidents are related

WRIC TV - 2018-06-23 18:35:51

Forgotten Felines for June 24

Forgotten Felines of Culpeper is a 501 ©(3) nonprofit rescue. All kitties are spayed or neutered, up to date on vaccines, tested for feline leukemia, FIV, and heartworm and microchipped with a lifetime registration. Call 540/825-3744 or visit

CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT - 2018-06-24 06:15:00

FIRST PERSON: Trail of Tears – Finding Hope and Healing

ELKTON—Heather Starbuck is on a journey. A young woman from Colorado, she is now passing through Virginia as she hikes the entire length of the Appalachian Trail. Alone and far from home out here in Shenandoah National Park, the purpose of her journey gives her the strength and courage to endure the

CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT - 2018-06-24 11:30:00

11 MS-13 members indicted for murder of two Fairfax County teens

The bodies of the two, Edvin Escobar Mendez, 17, of Falls Church, Va. and Sergio Arita Triminio, 14, Alexandria, Va., werefound buried in Holmes Run Parkin March 2017.

DCW50.COM - 2018-06-23 15:23:51

Never enough: providing tax incentive for Culpeper fire & rescue volunteers

Culpeper County Fire & Rescue Association President Anthony Clatterbuck thanked the committee for its support, noting that it is increasingly hard to recruit young volunteers because of the time commitment for training. The proposed tax incentive should help, he said.

CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT - 2018-06-24 01:15:00

'I was supposed to do my duty'

“I landed 74 years ago in Europe on Omaha Beach, but I didn’t see anything about the anniversary in the newspaper, the radio or the TV and I thought at least Washington would have carried something,” Taylor said in a recent interview in his home.

CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT - 2018-06-23 07:30:00

Dozens of roads remain closed due to flooding

According to a release, 86 roads are closed as of 4 p.m. Friday, including part of the Blue Ridge Turnpike between Constitution Highway and Jacksontown Road in Orange County.


Man Rapes Child In Woodbridge: Police

WOODBRIDGE, VA—A man was arrested Thursday for raping a 12-year-old girl—a family member—multiple times between April and June 2018 at a Woodbridge residence, according to Prince William County Police. Jose Hector Gonzalez Ortiz, 35, of Woodbridge, was charged with two counts of rape and one count o


Unceasing rain floods Culpeper, prompts local state of emergency

The Rapidan River in the village of Rapidan reached flood stage by Friday morning, forcing residents to leave while closing the main road in and out of the historic village. The river was expected to rise to near 20-feet overnight Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT - 2018-06-23 07:30:00

InFive: Flooding Friday morning, immigrants claim abuse at Virginia facility, and D.C. sniper gets new trial.

Top news and notes from across Northern Virginia.5. Friday morning floodingA flood warning is in effect for communities in and around Stafford, Fredericksburg and Culpeper on Friday morning.Showers are expected to move into the rest of the region early in the morning and linger through Friday. There


Tiny houses are big draw at Prince William fairgrounds

In an age of bigger is better, Prince William County Fairgrounds hosted a celebration of minimalism at the DC/Virginia Tiny House Festival. Tiny houses, vintage campers, tear drops, school bus conversations, gypsy wagons, yurts and other tiny structures were on display by people living the lifestyle

INSIDE NOVA - 2018-06-23 12:40:00

Culpeper Events June 22 - June 29 - Fredericksburg Today

Dynamic Expressions Art CampMonday, June 18-Friday, June 22 9 am-1 pmJewell Tone Music School, 203 North Main StCampers will be exposed to a variety of artistic styles and mediums, such as painting to music, sculpting and 3-D art. Campers will be given an outlet to express themselves as individuals


Culpeper Middle School football announces important camp dates

The Culpeper Middle School Football camp will host its annual football camp July 23-25 on the practice field located behind the middle school.The camp is for boys and girls, ages 7 and up and will be held from 6-8 pm daily. Cost is $40.Tryout dates for the Culpeper Middle School football team are sl

CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT - 2018-06-22 22:27:00

Walker struck in Culpeper Monday night

The Culpeper Police Department’s Accident Reconstruction Team was called to the crash scene and began processing the scene for evidence. The town’s Public Works Department assisted with detouring traffic during the road closure and investigation, while Culpeper County Volunteer Fire Department, , Co


Local state of emergency declared in Culpeper County

Culpeper County remains under a flood watch until 3:30 p.m. Friday as river and streams rise, flooding roads, farm fields and overturning ditches.


Should the town of Culpeper annex a portion of the county allow a developer to build 300 homes on 121 acres along Nalles Mill Road. Visit our website at starexponent.com to cast your vote.

Should the town of Culpeper annex a portion of the county allow a developer to build 300 homes on 121 acres along Nalles Mill Road. Visit our website at starexponent.com to cast your vote.


Culpeper County moves to Class 4 classification in 2019-20

This fall, Culpeper County’s football team opens the season against Class 4 and Class 5 programs like Eastern View, Orange County, Liberty (Bealeton) and Kettle Run.


Heavy rains causing flood warnings throughout the Fredericksburg Region

The department said “crews are responding to reports of flooded roads and downed trees where intense rain continues to fall, especially in Caroline, Spotsylvania and Stafford counties.”