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Downtown Madison thrift shop recognzed

MADISON – The Nest Egg, a downtown Madison thrift shop affiliated with the Madison Senior Center, has received the prestigious Gold Award for Group Services from the Piedmont United Way and the Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services Retired Senior Volunteers. Piedmont United Way Executive Director Jack Garber made the presentation during an April 1 ceremony at Reformation Lutheran Church in Culpeper.

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Mayo Yowell Community Garden readies for another season

OAK HILL -- There is plenty of land available at the Mayo Yowell Community Garden, thanks to the generosity of the Yowell family. If you are interested in participating this year, email us at We want to know if you’d like to farm at the community garden and maintain a plot or two. We also want to know more about what you think the Madison Community Garden should do and be this year and in years to come. We welcome your comments and your participation.

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Madison County Sports Shorts

HOOVER RIDGE -- The Andrew Windland 5K is set for 8 a.m. Saturday, May 3 at the county athletic complex behind Madison Primary School (check-in/registration is 7:15 a.m.). Student registration is $5 and adult registration is $10, with T-shirts selling for an additional $15. Madison County eighth and ninth graders (Andrew’s classmates) may run for free.

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Mad Arts show features work of Madison painter Richard Young

ROCHELLE -- For three decades, countless students and citizens in the Madison County community have enjoyed the positive guidance and thoughtful encouragement of now retired Madison County High School art teacher Richard Young. And in retirement, he is still the community art ambassador, but he is also focusing on developing his own work, and enjoying the results of a long and prosperous career. An exhibit of Young’s art opened at Mad Arts gallery-store in Rochelle this month and will continue on display there through May 2. The exhibit features 40 oil paintings that capture scenes from the community and the places where Young travels.

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Authority says Silver Line is nearing completion

McLEAN, Va. (AP) -- The authority overseeing the Silver Line Metrorail extension through Tysons Corner to Reston says work on the $3 billion project is belatedly nearing completion....

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