Curtain Calls: Love and Sex – Beyond the Mystery

It’s complicated. Bathsheba Doran’s latest work, “The Mystery of Love and Sex”, manages to touch the love bases from friendship to family, other sex, same sex, and no sex, and do it with such wit and grace that it feels like a problem solved. Directed by Stella Powell-Jones, this sympathetic exploration of a seemingly ordinary family and a childhood friend navigating the minefields of life and change resonates on multiple levels. If we haven’t been there or done that, we know someone who has. […]


Tanom Motors in the news

  You may have heard the roar of their engines as several Tanom Motors Invader vehicles whizzed up and down Davis Street on Tuesday. Later on Tuesday there was a filming session near the Culpeper […]


A ‘Loverly’ finish to Season XVIII

She’s 60-years-old this spring, but “My Fair Lady” is as witty and captivating as she ever was. Messrs. Lerner and Loewe’s undisputed greatest work could retire on its heap of Tonys and “Bests” and retain its crown, yet remains one of the most popular revived musicals of all time. […]


Governor’s School candidates

Culpeper County Public Schools is pleased to announce that eight high school students have received invitations to attend one of Virginia’s Summer Residential Governor’s Schools this year. In addition, one student has received an invitation to the Foreign Language Academy for Spanish, and one student was designated as an alternate. The selection process for these programs is highly competitive among high school students across the state. […]


Culpeper Police make arrest in shooting

On Saturday, April 16, 2016 at approximately 2:35 in the afternoon officers from the Culpeper Police Department responded to the area of Fairfax Street for report of a shooting that had just occurred. These officers were assisted by deputies from the Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office. […]


PEC’s solar success story

To launch their second Solarize Piedmont campaign, a grassroots effort to bring solar electricity to more people across the Commonwealth, Piedmont Environmental Council president, Chris Miller, unveiled their own new solar electricity panels last week. […]


Behind the Badge: Collins cares about people and about preserving our links to the past

William Collins works in the present but his passion is in the past. The bespeckled jail supervisor looks more the scholar than a man who straps on a firearm every morning to go to work. When he isn’t on duty or grilling prime cuts of meat at home, Collins is out scouring the land with his metal detector recovering the past. […]