Sheriff Scott H. Jenkins hosted his Annual Youth Summer Sports Camps Benefit Basketball Game recently at Eastern View High School. This was by far the most successful benefit game since Sheriff Jenkins started the Summer Youth Sports Camps in 2012. Keeping with tradition, the opening game featured Culpeper County Sheriff’s deputies versus Culpeper County Public School teachers. In a lopsided game the teachers regained the trophy after losing at the buzzer in 2016. Thank you to our deputies and teachers for participating in a game that set the tone for the remainder of the night. […]
In April 1819 John Wood began his survey of Virginia counties in preparation for the publication of a state map. He had secured the job through the recommendation of Thomas Jefferson. Wood had been the mathematics instructor of Jefferson’s grandson, Thomas Jefferson Randolph, at the Academy of Louis H. Girardin in Richmond from 1809 to 1810. […]
Started in 1994 by Rev. Charles Spreight, Mitchell’s Presbyterian Church has carried on a tradition that continues to garner attention and admiration.
For the sixth time, they will present a dramatization of The Last Supper based on a play by Ernest Emurian. […]
WAY OF THE CROSS. If atmospheric ambiance is any indicator, the bright, blue and sunny skies provided the perfect day for Culpeper’s inaugural spiritual and ecumenical ‘Way of the Cross’ event held Saturday. Commemorating […]
The proposed 2017-2018 Annual Fiscal Plan for the County of Culpeper approaches $165 million.
Let’s take a snapshot look at the top five pieces of the county money pie and where most of your tax dollars are going. […]
Dealing with numbers, lots of numbers can be daunting particularly when you attempt to sift through pages and pages of a county budget. This year’s proposed FY county budget comes in at $164,618,494. It consists of estimates and requests from all the departments that have been fine tuned and discussed for the past weeks. A public hearing will allow citizens to question and comment on the proposed operating and capital budgets. […]
By: Don Sherbeyn It’s finally spring! Nurseries are brimming with new plants, soil temps are steady and warmth and moisture is plentiful. Everything needed to get your lawn growing is right at your fingertips. […]
By: Jim Hollingshead There is one wine that holds the American imagination like no other: Champagne. The golden bubbles are the king of celebrations and the muse of more than a few iconic songs. No […]
Continuing from last month’s column about how an orthopedist’s office schedule can be disrupted, a scheduler’s job is to get everyone seen and keep the schedule running like clockwork. This is not the easiest job. […]
If a stranger walked up to you on the street and asked to view your search history on your cell phone or read your text messages, would you let them? Would you even feel comfortable letting your spouse, mom, or dad read it? […]
Dr. Janet Gullickson will become the sixth president of Germanna Community College. That announcement was made today (April 10)by Dr. Glenn DuBois, the chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges. Gullickson’s hiring caps off a process that […]