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See the triumph of hope over fear

- The Berlin Wall no longer divides Germany's capital, but it's remembered in places like the Cold War Museum at Vint Hill, just south of Gainesville. Visitors can see a chunk of the wall now gone for 25 years, view a “duck and cover” public service message on sheltering after a nuclear blast, and recall the Kennedy-Khrushchev confrontation over Soviet missiles in Cuba that nearly led to war.

Murderous impulses - Local author pens ‘People Who Need to Die’

- Does Black Friday make you want to kill people? You're not alone -- Victor Rook feels that way too. Fed up with horrible people, the Prince William author has written a book about it -- “People Who Need to Die.” Rook's horror story was inspired after he saw news stories about people being trampled at Black Friday sales.

McAuliffe announces LGBT Tourism Task Force

- Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) announced Virginia's first Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Tourism Task Force during the Virginia-1 Tourism Summit in Reston on Nov. 17. Intended to showcase Virginia as a gay-friendly state to visit, the task force is the second of its kind in the nation and the first in the South, according to state tourism officials. Secretary of Commerce Maurice Jones will helm the panel comprised of “industry stakeholders, LGBT community members and business leaders,” according to the governor's office.

COLUMN:Don’t let hackers spoil your holiday

- With holiday shopping upon us, the big guy in the red suit is making a list and checking it twice to ready for the season. Missing from his “nice” list are those “naughty” credit card hackers waiting to steal your credit information. Last year, hackers threatened to suck the fun out of the holidays by pilfering account information from Target customers, and more recently at Wells Fargo and Home Depot.

Cabela’s comes to Gainesville

- Cabela’s, a hunting, fishing and outdoor gear retailer, recently announced plans to open a new 79,000 square-foot location in Gainesville. Peterson Companies announced plans recently to redevelop the Betco Block Plant near the intersection and rezone it for the new Cabela's location.

Local dancers hit the stage for ‘Nutcracker’

- With stars from here and abroad, the classic “Nutcracker Ballet” returns to the Hylton Performing Arts stage Thanksgiving weekend. The Sunday afternoon “Nutcracker Tea” at the Gainesville Ballet Company studios in Gainesville on Nov. 16 was the perfect opportunity for young dancers to peek inside the world of dance and meet the starts of the upcoming production “The Nutcracker” coming again to the Hylton.
Area Obituaries
  • Susan Collier Tweedell Pratt
  • Barbara Ellen Rogers Stinson
  • David “Dave” R. Iverson
  • Joan B. Oliver
  • John F. Early
  • Vivian C. Mullen
  • Donald R. Hayes
  • Upcoming Events
  • First Annual Middleburg Turkey Trot
  • Free Holiday Meal at Grace Episcopal Church
  • All Fauquier County Libraries Will Be Closed
  • Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services Transportation Closed
  • Coffee, Conversation Open Prayer Meeting
  • More Local News

    Get your local on Small Business Saturday is Nov. 29

    Alpha Academy talks sexuality

    Vint Hill owners mum on plans for more homes

    EDITORIAL:Giving thanks

    Giving thanks, giving back

    The other powerlines

    Chamber to hold silent auction

    PW officials cautious on immigration action

    Playing with madness

    OP volleyball bows out in state semis

    Patriot, Potomac knocked out of regional playoffs

    COLUMN:Call to Action - Get in the holiday spirt

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