Orange County Review: News

Friday, October 24, 2014


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Orange Police Chief clarifies online report

A recent news story suggesting Orange County would be the focus of an upcoming search for missing Nelson County teen Alexis Murphy has prompted Orange Police Chief Jim Fenwick to respond.

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Thursday 10/02/2014
County approves courthouse security upgrades
Posted: October 02, 2014

The Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved redirecting funding for a generator for the Orange County Courthouse to other security upgrades. 

Six of nine county schools earn full state accreditation
Posted: October 02, 2014

Six out of nine Orange County Public Schools received full state accreditation and three received accreditation with warnings, according to results released by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). 

Murder suspect seeks new attorney
Posted: October 02, 2014

The cases of two adults charged in the April shooting death of a 10-year-old Unionville boy both have been continued to next month. 

Thursday 09/25/2014
Dry summer isn't all bad
Posted: September 25, 2014

A dry summer isn’t always bad. Local vineyards are crediting the summer’s dry conditions for yielding them high quality grapes. 

Orange County's Lewis featured on stamp
Posted: September 25, 2014

Orange County’s own Edna Lewis is one of five celebrity chefs featured on a new series of postage stamps set to be released Friday. 

Murder suspect granted evaluation extension
Posted: September 25, 2014

An Orange County man charged with first-degree murder in the death of his nephew was granted an extension for competency and sanity evaluations. 

Wednesday 09/24/2014
EMS addresses opiate addiction
Updated: October 01, 2014 - 4:17 pm

Opiate-related deaths generally suggest images of ridden hard, put away wet, frazzle-haired, arm-scarred, blotchy-skinned street junkies.

Thursday 09/18/2014
Law enforcement seeks suspect
Updated: September 24, 2014 - 2:40 pm

In the early morning hours of September 14, 2014, the Orange Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of shots being fired in the area of Mine Run Road and Old Lawyers Road in the Mine Run area of Orange County.  Investigation into the incident revealed that multiple shots were fired into an occupied vehicle by a single person.  Nobody was injured in the shooting but the car was damaged by the gun fire.  As a result of the investigation, warrants were obtained for the arrest of Kevin Patrick McLeer, 22, of Gordonsville, Virginia for shooting into an occupied vehicle, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  At this time, McLeer has not been located and he is wanted for the warrants.  Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call your local law enforcement authorities or the Orange Sheriff’s Office at (540) 672-1200.  No further information is available at this time.

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