Helen Bartrum lost her older sister, Lillie Cottoms, to breast cancer in 2004. The Locust Grove resident was diagnosed at Halloween and died the following month. Bartrum dyed her hair pink in memory of Cottoms and hasn’t missed a Pamper Me Pink since its inception.
You say you can’t stand voting for the presidential candidates on the ballot, so you’re going to write in Mickey Mouse, your own name—or mine? Don’t. Really.
The Culpeper Police Department plans to outfit its uniformed officers with a Taser-brand body worn camera. The public can provide feedback on the program at Thursday’s neighborhood watch meeting at 7 p.m. in the community room at the police department or on Nov. 3 at the same time and place.
Since moving to the United States of America 15 years ago, I have watched how Halloween is increasingly becoming very popular and certainly, very commercialized.
The Virginia Tourism Corp. Thursday started a new marketing program specifically aimed at drawing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered — aka LGBT — tourists to visit the state.