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Investigators continue search for Samantha Clarke, missing since 2010

If Samantha Clarke is still alive, she is 28 years old and hasn’t been in contact with her mother in nine years. If she’s still alive, she doesn’t look the same as she does in photos that have circulated ever since the police investigation began shortly after her disappearance late on the night of Sept. 13, 2010. Read more

Orange business wins Quad Tank Pitch Competition

With $4,750 in cash, Jennifer Bryington of JB Cakes can “whip up a batch of happiness” for her future customers.  Read more

Rhoadesville man killed in Burr Hill crash

A Rhoadesville man was killed Wednesday morning in a single-vehicle wreck in the Burr Hill area of Orange County. Read more


Buried Truth: Teaching history

In my 13 years as a columnist, I have focused on untold stories of African-American heritage—fascinating stories of days of old, mostly in Culpeper County, which included the nature of tiny villages, post offices that no longer exist and the rhyme and reason of why all these things became a part of our collective history. Read more

The value of local newspapers

Newspaper reporters—and to a lesser extent editors—are not great salespeople. Read more


Hornet golfers win sub-regional

 The Orange County High School golf team shot a collective 330 to win the Region 4B North Sub-Regional Tournament Tuesday at Meadows Farms … Read more


Pets and Their People: Ginger and the Walkers

Frank and Bernice Walker have owned a series of Labrador retrievers over the years and couldn’t speak more highly of the gentle, friendly breed. Ginger, age 6, is the very picture of all that they love about labs. Read more

Coming events for Oct. 10, 2019

Coming events for Oct. 10, 2019 Read more