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Four candidates compete for the power of the pen

Write in one for Jefferson District School Board seat in Culpeper on November 5: Amy Brubaker, Leanne Malulani, Michelle North of Joshua Pollack

Bill Clinton stumps with Terry McAuliffe in Dale City

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton stopped by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1503 hall in Dale City to stump for his long-time friend Terry McAuliffe's gubernatorial bid.

LWVPW announces election resource

The League of Women Voters of the Prince William Area (LWVPW) announces the launch of the nonpartisan election resource www.VOTE411.org. This “one-stop-shop” for election information provides simple tools to help Virginia voters navigate the voting process for the November 5th election. VOTE411.org provides candidate information, voter registration status, polling place locations and other helpful Election Day information. Users can visit www.VOTE411.org and enter their address to find information from the candidates they will see on their ballot.

Chili for charity

County employees and visitors ate chili for charity last week at a chili cook-off held at the County Complex. Attendees paid $10 to sample the various chili recipes and to vote on the best. The first place winner got to choose a charity to receive half of the donation money; the second place winner got to pick the recipient for 35 percent and the third place winner got to designate 15 percent.

Connolly, Wittman talk after vote to reopen government, avoid default

When Congress voted to reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling last Wednesday, the entire delegation representing Northern Virginia sided with the majority, Republican and Democrat alike.

Culpeper town planning commission takes a look at sandwich boards

Sunset Hills Estates project denied, sandwich boards receive scrutiny

Free food offered to furloughed feds

Effective immediately the House of Mercy is providing free food to federal employees and contract workers affected by the government shutdown. The nonprofit humanitarian organization’s offer also extends to all employees affected by recent sequestration, according to House of Mercy Assistant Director Ann Cimini. The only proof required to receive free food is an employee identification.

Joint advisory committee holds first meeting

The approved water and sewer agreement between the Town of Culpeper and Culpeper County in 2012 has in its articles the creation of a Joint Advisory Planning Committee. Next on agenda is adding a fifth member.

Route 3 improvement project gets the go ahead

Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) awards $23.6M contract for Rt. 3 improvements. Project will improve safety, complete four-lane highway between Culpeper and King George County.

Breaking: Congress votes to reopen government, raise debt ceiling

Governor Bob McDonnell issued the following statement tonight (Wednesday, Oct. 15) following votes in the House and Senate to reopen the federal government and increase the nation’s debt ceiling.

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