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2008 10 years ago The sign will stay the same but the store won’t – it’s about to be “renewed,” says Ruckersville Food Lion Manager Franke de Hooge The”“renewal” is carrying a price tag of about $2 million. It will include gutting the store, carpeting the entry, putting in new wood floors an…

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On February 12, the National History Day program at William Monroe Middle School held its ninth annual History Night. History Night provides the community the opportunity to see student collaboration, creativity, communication, and critical thinking in action and the students the opportunity…

  • Fredericksburg-Freelance Star
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Stories about a teacher shortage in Virginia have been making lots of headlines recently. Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe brought added attention to the issue, citing a deficit of 1,000 teachers across the state. McAuliffe knows well the complexity of the problem. Virginia’s public schools opera…

I read your Feb. 1, 2018, Greene County Record editorial (“Time to punt on Tebow Bill”) with interest since I am a supporter of the Tebow Bill, and I greatly appreciate Del. Rob Bell’s tireless effort advocating for that bill.

This letter is to thank Pastor Chuck Winner and all the members of the congregation of the United Methodist Church who attended the memorial service to honor the life of Antoinette Suydam on Jan. 12. She was 94. Pastor Winner gave an inspirational sermon and narrated a magnificent review of …

For the ninth year in a row, 58th District House of Delegates member Rob Bell, whose district includes Greene County, has seen some sort of his “Tebow Bill” fumbled before it reached the goal line. Although some version of the bill, which would allow home-schooled students to take part in ex…

It’s always good when citizens are engaged, especially when it comes to matters before the Greene County Board of Supervisors and other governing bodies that meet on a regular, open basis. But at what point does public engagement becoming nothing more than an all-out shouting match?

On behalf of Feeding Greene Inc.-The Food Pantry of Greene County, we would like to thank the Greene County residents, businesses, churches, civic groups and others for their continued support in 2017 in helping Feeding Greene accomplish its mission of “making sure no one in Greene County go…

In a tactic that appears to be taken straight out of a D.C. political playbook, the Greene County Board of Supervisors last Tuesday evening announced that it has restructured the management of its Office of Emergency Services and all of the facets of emergency operations, effective immediately.

The Greene County Lions Club, Piedmont Stella Masonic Lodge 50 and Virginia Blood Services thank the 37 volunteers who came to the Piedmont Virginia Community College’s Eugene Giuseppe Center in Stanardsville to donate blood this holiday season.

Walking down Main Street in Stanardsville the other day, we couldn’t help but notice the juxtaposition of the “Happy Holidays” banners against the backdrop of trees bursting with orange fall foliage. While it’s technically fall, the warmish weather is making it feel like it’s late-September …

Yesterday I received the regular email update from 5th District Rep. Tom Garrett's office, singing the praises of the GOP's Tax "reform" Bill, that he voted for just as Paul Ryan and Donald Trump told him to.  Reading his wonderful list of polished talking points, I began expecting that we w…

  • By NICOLE RILEY
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Black Friday, the Friday after Thanksgiving, is the unofficial start of the Christmas shopping season, but it’s the next day, Small Business Saturday, that really puts me in the holiday spirit.

It is with great excitement that I report our inaugural “Fall into Fashion” show was a phenomenal success.

It’s almost become to cliché for your local newspaper or political organization to say “every vote counts,” but last week in Greene County that cliché became a reality.

  • Richmond Times Dispatch
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Sutherland Springs, Texas, does not resemble Las Vegas, New York, Orlando, Paris, Manchester, or other large cities wracked by deadly massacres. But the line between good and evil does not run between big cities and small towns. Sandy Hook and Columbine are not major metropolitan areas, eith…

After teaching for nearly 12 years in Greene County and taking a few classes on education theory, I’ve been reflecting on strategies I’ve used and how effective (or, more often, ineffective) they might have been.