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Squirrels nesting in your car? Tips to keep them away

If there’s one thing that can add to winter misery, it is squirrels nesting in your car. The rodents are attracted by the warmth of the engine which creates a cozy place for them to nestle. Rodents create a fine mess once they bring in nuts, acorns and nesting material. This creates more work for you. Should the rodents chew some engine parts, you will need a tune up which can set you back financially. If you drive off unaware of their presence, your car could easily malfunction or even catch fire. Fortunately, there’s a way you can keep the small animals away from your car […]

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Century 21 agent celebrated for her community spirit

Sharon Cave was recently honored at Century 21 New Millennium’s Gala event at the Hilton Mark Center in Alexandria. She received the company’s 2015 Community Service/Spirit Award as the agent who has given back to the community at a level most worthy of recognition. Sharon was chosen from New Millennium’s 18 offices throughout Northern VA and MD. […]

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February land transfers

These property transfers for February 2016 were provided by the Culpeper County Assessor’s Office. Appreciation is extended to W. Jason Kilby and his staff. The printing of this list is made possible by ReMax Crossroads of Culpeper. Total: 81 […]

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State Theatre hosts open house March 30

Have you ever given thought to what you may want or need concerning the county’s parks and recreation department offerings? What if you were given the opportunity to offer those thoughts and even more? Well, it’s here. […]

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Joint SWAT training prepares law enforcement for high risk situations

It was all business Tuesday as 19 officers from the joint SWAT Team trained with five Emergency Medical Services (EMS). The goal, according to Lieutenant Bryant Arrington, Team Commander, and a Lieutenant with the Culpeper Sheriff’s Office, is to eventually embed medical personnel into the SWAT Team for use in “SWAT callouts” and “active shooter” situations. […]

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Mountain Run Disc Golf Club on par for fun

One would be hard-pressed to find a more inclusive, fun and appealing sport as disc golf. It can be played by any age group or fitness level and more importantly it is a sport that can be enjoyed for a lifetime. The sport is also played in a wide variety of environments. […]

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CCHS presents “Cinderella: Enchanted Edition”

Once upon a time…before Elsa dominated the princess genre there was the sweet and reassuring tale of a young girl stymied by a wicked stepmother and her daughters. The Cinderella familiar to popular culture can be traced to the one published in 1697 by the French writer Charles Perrault, whose version, was turned into an opera “Cendrillon,” brings together many of the elements later popularized by the 1950 Disney animated film including the fairy godmother, the magical pumpkin, the glass slipper, the midnight spell. […]