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When word of Judy Carter’s death reached fellow members of the Orange County School Board, they mourned the loss of a beloved friend as well as an esteemed colleague.

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JAMESTOWN, Va. — On a recent afternoon, tour guide Justin Bates pointed to the spot where historic Jamestown’s legislature first convened in July 1619. He then gestured toward another nearby spot where some of the first slaves in English North America arrived a few weeks later.

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Cecil C. Snead II, Orange County’s new superintendent of schools, is rising very early these days. On the job since July 2, Snead is commuting from his home in Buckingham County, more than 60 miles away, until he and his wife, Sherrie, can sell their house and move to the area.

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RADFORD—Imagine running a cafe where your preferred clients—the ones you think of when you plan your menus—show their appreciation by throwing up.

The U.S. Board on Geographic Names (USBGN) has notified the Virginia Board on Geographic Names that a proposal has been submitted to change the name of a 3.9 mile long stream located in Culpeper County from “Negro Run” to “Fishback Run”.

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Pardon the pun, but golf is in full swing right now with the 100th PGA Championship being played at Bellerive in Town and Country, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri. By the time you read this column, it will most likely be over and a winner declared. As I write this, Gary Woodland and Rickie F…

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NORFOLK, Va.—High school students in Virginia got to learn Thursday about the challenges of life in microgravity directly from an American astronaut aboard the International Space Station.

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Culpeper County Public School students will return to school on Monday, August 13. All schools will be open on Thursday, Aug. 9 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. to allow parents and students the opportunity to meet with teachers and obtain information about the school year.

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WASHINGTON—In the spring, I took my class of 20 preschoolers on weekly excursions to the Melvin C. Hazen Park, a section of Rock Creek Park near our public school in Washington. Just a few minutes into our first exploration, several children began shouting to their friends, “Look at this tre…

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When Gregory Saathoff, founder of the Charlottesville nonprofit ParadeRest, heard that the last World War I U.S. veteran had died, he felt a pang of regret. An entire generation of veterans had passed on and they might not have all gotten the chance to tell their stories, he said.

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With the state budget finally signed by Gov. Ralph Northam, the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to appropriate the county’s $104 million fiscal year 2019 (FY19) budget, an action which was deferred until the county knew what state funds it would receive.