Sheriff Jenkins stands tall on issues, public safety top concern

Sheriff Scott Jenkins has a long career in law enforcement. A Culpeper native, he started as a Deputy Sheriff at the age of 18. He has been credited with transforming the sheriff’s office into a modern day law enforcement agency utilizing the latest training, education and technology. He’s one to try and stay ahead of the newest developments and encourage his deputies to be the best and brightest. Since 2012, he has served as sheriff. […]


A deputy with a good heart serves as fine example for others

His father’s family, the Corbins, came from the Blue Ridge, forced off the mountains when the federal government decided to take the land for the Skyline Parkway. Born in Culpeper, he grew up on his father’s small farm in White Shop, working hard, going to school, building character and physical strength –both of which came into good use during his 37 plus year career in the Culpeper Sheriff’s Office. […]

Biz Bio

Biz Bio: Storeland is all about the stuff of storage

When you drive into Storeland located on Gate Road off of Lovers Lane, your first impression will undoubtedly be a good one. This isn’t your average cluster of storage units. Elegant and clean lines from detailed landscaping and iron fencing may have you feeling that you’ve driven into someone’s estate. […]


US of Aging: What to do about Mom?

The respirator’s soft “chhhh…pffff” sounded in the background as Susan and I sat at the kitchen table. “Years ago,” Susan told me, “I promised Mom, come hell or high-water, I would let her die at home – and I am going to do whatever it takes to keep my promise.” […]


Culpeper Currents: A celebrity visits Bell Tavern

My last column focused on a description of Bell Tavern which sat at the southwest corner of Main and Locust Streets in Culpeper. I mentioned that the proprietor Benjamin Shackelford had hosted President Thomas Jefferson. Here is a brief account of the President’s arrival: […]