• By Alex Carrier Record Correspondent
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Ask lovers of Greene and surrounding counties what they love about living here and some of the answers will be familiar. Residents and guests alike mention the Blue Ridge mountains, the landscape, the forest, bees, flowers, butterflies, birds and the list goes on. In other words, they love t…

  • By Amber Galaviz Orange County Review Staff Writer
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Montpelier hosted 50 of the nation’s leading academics, public historians and descendant community advocates for “The National Summit on Teaching Slavery,” a weekend workshop to develop new guidelines for how cultural institutions and historic sites teach and interpret slavery by successfull…

  • BY WENDELL LAMB
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“Thou wilt shew me the path of life, in thy presence is fullness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures forevermore,” Psalm 16:11.

Chronic Wasting Disease was confirmed by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries in 14 deer in Frederick County and two deer in Shenandoah County during the 2017 deer hunting season. Fifteen of the deer were harvested by hunters and one deer was killed by a vehicle. Approximatel…

 As wildfire season begins, an increased threat is expected in some areas of Virginia. Factors influencing this risk include a lingering lack of rain up until last weekend, minimal snowfall and continued growth into areas where development and natural areas meet.  More than 60 percent of Vir…

Jefferson-Madison Regional Library’s Winter Reading Program, which runs through March 2, is designed to help children from birth to age 5 prepare for learning to read. To participate, pick up an activity sheet at any JMRL location, or download it from jmrl.org/kids to get started. As you com…

  • By Shari A. Bedker, Executive Director Greene County Chamber of Commerce
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We invite all Chamber members to join us for a “Winter Warmup” at Kilaurwen Winery on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Meet new and old friends and enjoy the wonderful hospitality of Doriene and Bob Steeves.

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Mayor Gary Lowe recently presented Loren Shetler, owner of Capitol Sheds, and his wife, Tanya, with the “Key to Freedom Award” in recognition of his outstanding community service and support of the 2017 Stanardsville Fourth of July Celebration. The “Key to Freedom Award” honors volunteerism,…

  • AMBER GALAVIZ, Staff Writer ORANGE COUNTY REVIEW
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Every January James Madison’s Montpelier closes to the public for two weeks while staff gears up for a new year full of new programming, events and restoration projects that shine light on Madison’s legacy and Constitutional education.

Passage of the 2018 Farm Bill is a top priority for many farmers, but representatives of America’s and Virginia’s largest farm organizations say everyone benefits from the bill. Seventy-six percent of the total farm bill budget is devoted to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and …

  • BY SHARI A. BEDKAR Executive Director Greene County Chamber of Commerce
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The Greene County Chamber of Commerce is starting off 2018 with several upcoming events in January, including co-sponsoring with UVA Community Credit Union a timely financial seminar for the entire community on steps to take if you are the victim of a data breach

  • By Hilary Holladay Staff Writer
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Early in his career, painter and printmaker Frederick Nichols got what appeared to be a lucky break.