With an average of 7,100 vehicles traveling along Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) daily, Orange County has initiated a speed study to answer if the 55 mph speed limit is safe.

If there is one word that could sum up this year’s Orange volleyball squad, it would most likely be "transition." Not necessarily in the sense of drastic change, just emphasis on alteration and modification of the existing model.

When more than 4,800 county children head back to school Monday, they face another year of promise, another year of learning and another year of preparation for life.


The residents and staff at Dogwood Village know Angela Humes for her ever-present smile, her good nature and her caring spirit. Now, the rest of the nation will, too.

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