Be Bear Aware

Virginia is home to a healthy population of black bears – one of our biggest conservation success stories. Black bears are found almost everywhere throughout the Commonwealth, so it is common for people to live, work and play in bear…
Culpeper Currents: Map making, part two

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,…
The men of Mitchell bring ‘The Last Supper’ to life

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…
Say Cheese: April 13, 2017

  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 Stations of the Cross,…