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Sharing the road: Education, awareness key to motorist and farmer safety

Farming is a dangerous profession. But more and more, the hazards of farming are extending beyond the fields and onto area roads. Read more

Principal Kelly Guempel set to leave OCHS for Spotsylvania County HS

Orange County High School Principal Kelly Guempel is leaving OCHS to take the top position at Spotsylvania County High School.  Read more

Blue Run Baptist Church prepares for 250th anniversary

Blue Run Baptist Church, Barboursville, prepares for 250th anniversary celebration. 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


State statement: Tompkins sixth in shot put

Jasmine Tompkins finished in sixth place in the shot put, earning the only points for Orange County High School’s track team at the Virgini… Read more


Pets and Their People: Pusser and Joella Bradshaw

Joella Bradshaw tells a good story about her calico cat, Pusser. Read more

OC Fair rolls into the weekend

Friday evening promises to draw a crowd to the Orange County Fair, thanks to storm-free skies and lots of entertainment on tap. Read more