It is a high school football season like none other, as the Culpeper County High School Blue Devils’  opening game kicked off in late February underneath Tuesday (not Friday) night lights before a limited crowd gathered in bleachers that were not so crowded. 

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” This is a classic question that young children do not always know how to answer. The kids who do answer that question, however, very rarely follow through with the career they took an interest in as children. Only about one-third of children grow up…

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Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. is accepting applications for its new Hometown Heroes Banner Program. The program will honor veterans, both living and deceased, honorably discharged and active duty members of the armed forces with banners displayed on downtown light poles for Memorial Day and Vet…

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The Powell Wellness Center is offering a guiding hand on the path to a healthy lifestyle and diet through a comprehensive six-week online nutrition program. Integrative dietitian nutritionist Jena Savadsky Griffith at Powell Wellness Center in Culpeper will host a 6-week online nutrition pro…

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For the last seven years, an average of 120,000 sandwiches were sold annually at The Ole Country Store. That’s about 330 sandwiches per day. To keep up with the demand, the store’s baker churns out over 20,000 loaves of bread annually.

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The Salem Education Foundation, Inc. is offering nine scholarships totaling over $20,000 to seniors graduating from high schools in Culpeper and Rappahannock counties. Since being founded in 1999 solely for the purpose of distributing scholarships, the foundation has awarded $170,719 to loca…

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The Culpeper County Board of Supervisors is advertising a proposed 2-cent real estate tax hike, which will be the subject of an April public hearing. All other local tax rates are proposed to remain level. 

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Prior to the holidays on Dec. 11, 2020, Fauquier Health implemented a zero-visitor protocol at the hospital due to the documented increase in confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in our region. Fauquier Health announced Monday that due to the decreased number of confirmed positive cases, they h…