There are moments in life when the strength and wisdom of a father seems boundless. Toddling into a crashing ocean for the first time, I recall my grandfather and father taking turns holding me on their shoulders as the waves…

The newly formed African American Heritage Alliance, Inc (AAHA) has joined forces with the Friends of Wilderness Battlefield, Inc. (FoWB) to sponsor a four-hour Civil War bus tour entitled: “The Rappahannock: A River to Freedom.” Noted Civil War historian and…

Please e-mail your items for community briefs at least two weeks prior to the event to Ray Finefrock at rfinefrock@timespapers.com. Please include contact information for the public. Book Club discusses “Nothing Daunted” The Third Thursday Book Club will meet at…

No new real estate taxes for town residents. The Culpeper Town Council adopted its budget for fiscal year 2013 at its regular June 12 meeting, but it did not contain a one cent per $100 of assessed valuation property tax…