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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

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

Board gets update on expenses for CVRJ

The Greene County Board of Supervisors are learning more about inmate population Central Virginia Regional Jail and the cost to house them. Throughout the past several years the localities' costs to the jail have continued to increase. It cost Greene nothing to house its inmates at the CVRJ in fisca

DAILY PROGRESS - 2017-09-21 15:07:00

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

Construction continues on Martin Luther King Jr. Way

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - Construction on Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Harrisonburg is picking up, and so is traffic. Traffic backs up as one lane is closed for installation of a new water line connecting Mason Street and South Main Street. The line will also serve Hotel Madison and the Shenandoah

WHSV - 2017-09-22 01:11:00

Recognizing the Grand Dames of Greene

William Monroe High School art students smile after presenting Jeraldine Tata (above center) with a bouquet of flowers at Sunday evening's Art Guild of Greene County's "Date with the Grandes Dames" fundraiser dinner at the Piedmont Virginia Community College's Eugene Giuseppe Center in Stanardsville

DAILY PROGRESS - 2017-09-21 14:57:00

Arboretum honors late JMU president

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) -- The James Madison University and Harrisonburg communities are still mourning the death of former James Madison University president Dr. Ron Carrier. The Carrier family is asking for anyone who wants to make a monetary donation in his name to donate to the Edith J. Carrier

WHSV - 2017-09-21 03:20:00

7.5 Billion's A Crowd

HARRISONBURG - The future of the world as we know it may be bleaker than some think as the global population continues to increase. Michael Galgano, a James Madison University history professor who teaches a first-year course about global population, led a discussion Tuesday evening about how the ex

DAILY NEWS-RECORD - 2017-09-21 01:36:00

Culpeper Woman Arrested Following Malicious Wounding Incident

On September 20, 2017 at approximately 0839, the Culpeper Police Department was alerted to a possible robbery at Xpress Copy located in the 400-block of James Madison Highway. The female victim reported that she was concerned about another female subject in the parking lot who was screaming. Upon ap

NBC 29 NEWS - 2017-09-21 00:48:00

Polite back and forth between Mrs. Roosevelt and Ruckersville resident

125 Years of Progress takes you inside The Daily Progress' archives every day in celebration of our 125 years serving Charlottesville and the rest of Central Virginia. Sponsored by Hanckel-Citizens Insurance Charlottesville Buy Now Correspondence between an anonymous Ruckersville letter writer and E

DAILY PROGRESS - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Active Senior Job Fair at Reformation Lutheran a success

More than 100 active senior job-seekers attended Thursday's job fair at Reformation Lutheran Church in Culpeper. The event was so successful another one has already been planned to take place in March.CONTRIBUTED Thursday's inaugural Active Senior Job Fair was such a success that Reformation Luthera

CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT - 2017-09-21 20:02:00

Louisa schools counsel students after body found by bus driver

A school bus driver picking up middle and high school students along her route early Wednesday morning noticed a body lying on the side of Proffits Road in Louisa County. According to Andrew Woolfolk, public information specialist for Louisa County Public Schools, the driver moved away from the scen

CENTRAL VIRGINIAN - 2017-09-21 23:17:00

Child molestation charge dropped against former Culpeper sheriff's deputy

Prosecutors dropped a child molestation charge against a former Culpeper County sheriff's deputy Thursday, saying it would be too traumatic for the girl who made the allegation to testify in court. Orange County Circuit Judge Daniel Bouton, for that reason, granted the commonwealth's attorney's mot

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-21 16:30:00

Louisa fishermen angling for a state title

Brandon Bickley (l), boat captain Ed Hall, and Tyler Tinder proudly show off the five fish that earned the LCHS fishing club members a second place finish in a state qualifying tournament at Osborne's Landing on Sept. 9. Photo submitted by Margaret Swayse Two Louisa County High School students have

CENTRAL VIRGINIAN - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Family displaced, pets die, in Louisa house fire

Eight people were forced from their home earlier this week when a Louisa County house was severely damaged by fire. The home's residents escaped uninjured in the Tuesday afternoon fire, but four pets-three dogs and a bird-perished in the blaze. Louisa Fire and Emergency Medical Services Capt. Michae

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-21 19:42:00

Louisa County Board of Supervisors fill Louisa seat on planning commission

Greg Jones, a pastor, businessman and Louisa NAACP president, was named the newest member of the Louisa County Planning Commission on Monday. Supervisor Troy Wade (Louisa district) appointed Jones to replace Eric Purcell, who Wade ousted from his role as the commission's chairman in August. Jones is

CENTRAL VIRGINIAN - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

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

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