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Friday, September 19, 2014


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Law enforcement seeks suspect

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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Thursday 09/11/2014
The right to celebrate
Updated: September 15, 2014 - 3:18 pm

This September marks the 227th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution and the nation’s governmental blueprint will be celebrated Sept. 20 at James Madison’s Montpelier with a day full of festivities. 

Vigil marks four years since Clarke's disappearance
Posted: September 11, 2014

A candlelight vigil and balloon release in support of Samantha Clarke will be held Saturday, Sept. 13 from 5-7 p.m. in Taylor Park. The day will mark four years since her disappearance. 

G'ville revising comp plan
Updated: September 15, 2014 - 3:09 pm

The Town of Gordonsville is currently reviewing and revising its comprehensive plan and expects to have it updated by the end of the year. 

State reports SOL results
Updated: September 15, 2014 - 3:03 pm

Results released by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) show improved performance by Orange County students on the state-mandated Standards of Learning (SOL) tests. 

Thursday 09/04/2014
Local 911 calls increase
Updated: September 15, 2014 - 2:59 pm

The Orange County Emergency Communications Center has seen service call increases within the last year. 

County engages schools in Rt. 3 long-range planning process
Updated: September 15, 2014 - 2:58 pm

With another 10,000 people expected within the county by 2040, the Route 3 Steering Committee is well on its way of developing a feasible plan for the future of Orange County. 

Upcoming walk brings focus to Alzheimer's
Updated: September 15, 2014 - 2:54 pm

More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s including approximately 130,000 seniors in Virginia. 

County prepares for implications from state budget shortfall
Updated: September 15, 2014 - 2:50 pm

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced a $2.4 billion projected budget shortfall earlier this month which will have a heavy impact on localities. 

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