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Louisa County Water Authority Deems Spring Creek Water Drinkable

People who live in the Spring Creek community in Louisa County have good news: your water is safe to drink. Letters went out earlier this week warning them their water could have radium in it. But NBC29 talked to the Louisa County Water Authority Tuesday, and as of the latest test, workers found no

NBC 29 NEWS - 2017-09-20 05:20:00

Sargeant Museum offers living history program on learning in the 19 century

Sharon Heard conducts a "class" with elementary school-aged kids Daniel Racette (l to r), Anabella Carter, Elizabeth Racette and Daisey Grinn. The Sargeant Museum held its "Ready for School" event Saturday as part of its Heritage Days fall series of living history programs. The 137-year-old schoolho

CENTRAL VIRGINIAN - 2017-09-20 12:00:00

Plans for Hometown Homecoming Parade and Carnival bigger and better

Lloyd Runnett, executive director of the Louisa Resource Council, helps the high school leadership class plan the logistics of the upcoming Hometown Homecoming Parade. Pictured are: Austin Nicholas, Caleb Turner, Collin Carpenter, Erick Clark and Jaret Hunter. Photo by Dustin Edwards Louisa County H

CENTRAL VIRGINIAN - 2017-09-19 16:41:00

Louisa marching band packing it all up in style

The LCHS Marching Band and Color Guard poses beneath the lettering designed by students Mikhalia Dunivan, Mark Allan Evans and Russell Baker Jr. After nearly two years of fundraising, Louisa County High School Band Boosters donated a new equipment trailer to the high school band last Thursday. The b

CENTRAL VIRGINIAN - 2017-09-18 12:00:00

Week 3 Ragged Mountain cross country poll

1. Joe Hawkes (Western, Soph.) - 18:01 at City/County Quad 2. Jack Eliason (Western, Soph.) - 18:01 at City/County 3. Joseph Taylor (Western, Fr.) - 18:01 at City/County 4. Harris Naseh (Albemarle, Soph.) - 17:12 at Oatlands Invite 5. Julian Yescas (Fork Union, Sr.) - 17:22 at Woodberry 6. Mark Pell

DAILY PROGRESS - 2017-09-20 20:45:00

New signs raise questions about legal boundaries near Confederate statues

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) -- Orange fences and new no trespassing signs have been placed around the statues of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. However, these boundaries raise questions about the legality of fencing off a public space. These new metal signs replace the temporary plastic s

NEWSPLEX.COM - 2017-09-21 01:02:00

Culpeper County Sheriff's Office, arrest reports for Sept. 13-19

Dwayne Alfonzo Dinkins, 41, 14000 block of Raccoon Ford Road, Culpeper: Failure to appear. Pedro Renorio-Cortes, 23, 100 block of Winery Road, Leon: Failure to appear. Terez Voshon Terrell, 24, 3000 block of North Street, Orange: Sentence to community based corrections. Jamie Lynn Koch, 37, 13000

CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT - 2017-09-20 20:00:00

Golfers defeat Orange, Madison

The William Monroe High School golf team improved its record to 8-2-1 with wins over Madison and Orange last week at the Greene Hills Golf Club. Monroe led with a 162, followed by Orange at 195 and Madison at 210. William Monroe's Parker Woodford led all golfers, shooting a 36. Miles Lesko followed

DAILY PROGRESS - 2017-09-20 19:00:00

Buried Truth: Orange County natives sent to Liberia

At the African American Genealogical Conference this past weekend at the Library of Virginia (LVA), I came upon a remarkable resource: Virginia Untold: The African American Narrative. This is an ongoing project and can be reviewed at this site http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/aan/. They are

DAILY PROGRESS - 2017-09-20 13:28:00

High school football: This week's games and more... Contest, polls, stats

Riverbend at Colonial Forge, 7 Stonewall Jackson (Manassas) at Brooke Point, 7 North Stafford at Massaponax, 7 Stafford at Mountain View, 7 Caroline at King George, 7 James Monroe at Chancellor, 7 Courtland at Eastern View, 7 Culpeper at Spotsylvania, 7 Colonial Beach at Charles City, 7 Washington &

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-19 23:57:00

Making sure your property is safe for a real estate purchase

Title Specialists of Virginia owner and agent Kelly Daniel pauses a moment after looking over a client's file in her Mineral office. One aspect of purchasing property that people may not think about is acquiring insurance to protect against unforeseen legal issues, such as unknown liens against the

CENTRAL VIRGINIAN - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Delivery truck carrying pounds of chocolate overturns

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (NEWSPLEX) -- A truck carrying pounds of sweetness overturned Tuesday morning in Albemarle County. The truck was hauling 47,000 pounds of Hershey's chocolate bars when it ran off the side of the road at 6:50 a.m. The chocolate did manage to stay safely lodged inside the truck.

NEWSPLEX.COM - 2017-09-19 19:09:00

Woodberry Forest School Undergoes Renovations

A school in Madison County is planning for the future through school renovations. Woodberry Forest School just completed part of its renovations with the opening of a new library in the heart of campus. "I'm pretty excited; it's a big upgrade from the previous library at Hanes Hall," says Lee Dudley

NBC 29 NEWS - 2017-09-19 00:03:00

The Moody Blooms: Dark florals move from runway to rooms

We know that what brews in fashion percolates into decor. This fall, it's floral prints loaded with depth and drama. Anna Sui's fall 2017 show was replete with deep, moody florals on velvet, silk and chiffon. Recent collections from Dolce & Gabbana, Marc Jacobs and Miu Miu have also featured them. N

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-19 13:31:19

Orange fences placed around Confederate statues

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) -- Orange fences now surround the bases of the Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson statues in Emancipation and Justice Parks. "No trespassing" signs have also been placed on the fences in addition to the black tarps covering the figures. According to Charlottesville P

NEWSPLEX.COM - 2017-09-19 23:26:00

Fauquier, Orange airports receive FAA funding for infrastructure enhancements

Two area airports received a financial boost Tuesday as part of $8.4 million in total funding announced through the Federal Aviation Administration to improve and enhance airport infrastructure. The Warrenton-Fauquier Airport will receive $3.7 million to help fund construction of a 20,000-square-foo

CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT - 2017-09-19 16:08:00

4CP offers 'Best of Barboursville' music revue

It's the 45th anniversary of "the little theater that could," and the folks at Four County Players feel a song coming on. "The Best of Barboursville," a musical revue set for 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday on Four County Players' home stage, will bring together the community theater

DAILY PROGRESS - 2017-09-20 13:15:00

Book corner: Events kick off bustling fall season at library

This fall promises to be a busy one at Central Rappahannock Regional Library, with more than 150 events, classes and workshops offered for the young, old and in-between. Let's take a look at three of those events, chosen because they are happening soon, and may be a bit unexpected as a library offer

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-18 13:00:00

Spotsylvania man to serve at least eight and a half years for robbing county business

A Spotsylvania County man will serve at least eight and a half years in prison for robbing a county business last year. Cody Sebastia Haun, 27, pleaded guilty to robbery, reckless driving and driving on a suspended license Wednesday in Spotsylvania Circuit Court. As part of an agreement, he will rec

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-20 22:00:00

Spotsylvania church faces more than $12,000 in fees to house Christian school

A Spotsylvania church may need to pony up more than $12,000 to the county to continue housing a small Christian high school. Zoan Baptist Church recently agreed to drop a federal lawsuit against Spotsylvania that claimed the county interfered with its constitutional right to operate the 20-student S

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-20 19:17:00