Culpeper Government News
Several weeks ago, Jim Campi, Civil War Trust (CWT) policy communications director called Clyde Cristman, director of the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), with a proposal to turn CWT-owned battlefield property at the Brandy Station and Cedar Mountain into state parks.
Culpeper Police Department identifies victim, charge driver
Medical examiner rules Culpeper man’s death accidental; couple’s deaths ruled murder and suicide
Following input from five community meetings and outside those meetings, the Culpeper County Planning Commission at its regular work session June 10, put the finishing touches on its 2015 draft comprehensive plan, making it ready for a public hearing on Wednesday, July 8.
Paul Walther is on the ballot in November to run for Commonwealth’s Attorney. He was pleased to announce that he has been certified as the Republican Party candidate for Culpeper Commonwealth's Attorney.
On May 26, 2015, tourism officials and local railroad enthusiasts, better known as “railfans” gathered in the historic Orange County Train Depot to launch their new Railfan tour guide “Tracks Through Time.” The tour connects railfans and novices alike to both the rich rail history of the area and to the railroad presence in the county today.
Budget approved, Bluemont funded
Grand jury transcripts to be reviewed
When the City of Emporia Police Department’s new police chief walked into police headquarters in January, he realized there were many challenges ahead. City Manager Brian Thrower selected Culpeper’s former Deputy Police Chief Ricky Pinksaw to lead the department because he was familiar with the operation of a small police agency, and Pinksaw was accustomed with police agency accreditation, something he had done in Culpeper as its accreditation manager.
It turns out state Del. Luke Torian (D-52nd) won't have a general election challenger after all. On Thursday morning, Prince William County Republican Committee chairman Bill Card confirmed that George Ferguson, Jr., who filed to run for the seat as a Republican, will not be the Republican nominee for the 52nd House of Delegates district.