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National Park Service grants to preserve Remington, Kellya s Ford battlefields

The National Park Service awarded $193,374 to the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to help preserve two key Civil War battlefield sites in Fauquier and Culpeper counties.


Related Topix: Culpeper County, VA, Remington, VA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Redistricting, population shift shrink Warrenton Middle School student tally

Two years ago, Warrenton Middle School's student population burst at the seams at 541, 104.4 percent of its listed capacity.


Related Topix: Marshall, VA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

$3.3 million alleged embezzler gets bond

Robin Day Nicholas, charged with embezzling $3.3 million over a 14-year period from a custom millwork company in Marshall, was given bond today in Fauquier County Circuit Court.


Related Topix: Marshall, VA, Warrenton, VA, Orlean, VA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

Former theater owner pleads guilty to bilking couple

A former owner of the Strasburg Home Theater has pleaded guilty in Fauquier County to obtaining money by false pretenses in a scheme connected to his efforts to buy the theater.


Related Topix: Shenandoah County, VA, Strasburg, VA

New app locks down kida s phones until they respond to parents

Almost every parent in America will tell you that their kids sometimes "forget" to respond to their texts or calls.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Parenting

Washington Examiner

17 ag operations in Virginia get federal funds

Among them, Claybrooke Farm of Louisa County will use funds to market Christmas trees and other products to a wider customer base, while Cobbler Mountain Cellars of Fauquier County will try to expand its customer base and buy operating supplies associated with processing grapes into wine.


Related Topix: Drink, Wine

Tue Aug 19, 2014

[VIDEO] Fauquier Times takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Fauquier Times just took on the ALS ice bucket challenge and donated $100 to the cause.


Related Topix: Medicine, Als, Health, Culpeper, VA, Loudoun County, VA

Hume murder suspect gets six more months of evaluation

Judge Jeffrey Parker granted Judy Deal another six months of analysis to determine whether she was mentally competent to stand trial for the alleged first-degree murder of her estranged husband.


Related Topix: Hume, VA, Psychology, Science, University of Virginia

The Virginian-Pilot

Va. GOP official cleared of wrongdoing in land deal

A placard advertising the award of a state grant for more than $718,000 to fund improvements to the historic Town of Columbia.


Related Topix: Columbia, VA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Fluvanna County, VA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Pickup truck and school bus collide on the first day back

A pickup truck slammed into a school bus in Hume on the first day of school. Around 7:20 this morning, a Dodge truck crashed head-on with a Fauquier County School bus in the 5400 block of Washwright Lane, according to Lt.


Related Topix: Hume, VA, Education Etc.

Fri Aug 15, 2014

[VIDEO] Fauquier Times takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Fauquier Times just took on the ALS ice bucket challenge and donated $100 to the cause.


Fauquier homes sought for immigrant children

Youth For Tomorrow quietly leased and licensed this house on Cliff Mills Road with the apparent purpose of housing children, only to back down when faced with Fauquier's zoning laws.


Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Marshall, VA, Midland, VA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Local digest

D.C. Department of Transportation workers cut several "love locks" from the Key Bridge on Thursday morning, fearing such items could cause structural damage.


Related Topix: Fire

[VIDEO] Piedmont vistas nourish artist Tom Neel

Tom Neel in front of one of his works at Live an Artful Life art gallery in the Plains.


Related Topix: Rectortown, VA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Warrenton Town Council picks former delegate for vacated seat

Jerry M. Wood, a retired pharmacist and former Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, was named Tuesday night as the Ward 1 representative on Warrenton's Town Council.


Mon Aug 11, 2014


VA Forestry: Gall Wasps to Blame for Early Defoliation

White oak trees are being stripped of their leaves in parts of Orange, Culpeper, Prince William, Rappahannock, Fauquier and Loudoun counties.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Virginia, Loudoun County, VA

Four seek Warrentona s open council seat

At least four candidates are in the running for an open seat on the Warrenton Town Council.


Several road work projects scheduled for Fauquier County

Deck patching on the structure over Interstate 66; Sunday through Thursday from 7 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. Alternating lane closures will traffic controlled through the work zone.


Sat Aug 09, 2014

Magic City Morning Star

An Appeal to Stop the Persecution of American Citizens

I received the following article in an email. It concerns an appeal to all American Citizens across both the spectrum and the country to help an American Citizen who is being persecuted in America by the American Government.


Fri Aug 08, 2014

Environmental group wants gag order over trade secrets in Virginia farm fight

Claiming " trade secrets " are at stake, an environmental group wants a gag order slapped on an upcoming case involving Fauquier County farmer Martha Boneta .


Related Topix: Non-Profit, Warrenton, VA