The Rappahannock Choral Society presented the Anne E. Parker Memorial Scholarship to Sarah Cuba at its annual Spring Concert. Cuba has completed her senior year at Spotsylvania High School and has also been part of the Commonwealth Governor’s School. She was selected to receive this $500 sch…

Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School students were awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award on May 20. The nationally recognized award encourages citizens to live a life of service to better our country and its citizens’ lives. The award comes in three tiers: bronze, silver and gold. Jewe…

Barry Boyd of Barley Naked paid the North Stafford Rotary Club a visit recently to talk about his brewery and bar. Boyd had always wanted to brew his own beer, and when he met a man who knew how to do it, a partnership was born. He stressed that he did not want TVs in his bar as he wanted pe…

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Freya A. Slocumb graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio–Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Slocumb is the daughter of Marybeth Slocumb and Jesse Slocumb C. Slocumb of Culpeper County.

Spotsylvania County’s Department of Economic Development & Tourism and The Virginia Association of Destination Marketing Organizations, an association supporting destination marketing organizations and the development of tourism and travel professionals in Virginia, announced the winners…

The Old Port Royal School on Route 301 is now open each Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A recent Community Foundation grant from the McDuff Green Fund has allowed heat and air conditioning to be added to this former one-room school so that it may now be used year round. In addition, funds we…

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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Imbre’ L. Toussaint graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio–Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Toussaint is the daughter of Joan A. Lewis–Toussaint of Woodford, and Russell W. Toussaint of Upper Marlboro, Md. She is a 2013 graduate of Brook…

After this raccoon finished eating at a bird feeder, it climbed the adjacent oak tree, about 40 feet, for an afternoon siesta. Raccoons are omnivores, usually nocturnal and among the most adaptable animals.

Career and Technology Education students from King George High School are state medalists at SkillsUSA. Dillan Suon championed the Additive Manufacturing category, while Ethan Broad, Christopher Stinson and Devon Wise took home the bronze medal for Engineering Technology and Design. In the T…

Virginia Community College System Chancellor Glenn DuBois has presented Sue and Rick Farmar of Warsaw with the 14th annual Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy. They were nominated for the award by Rappahannock Community College.

The Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank has received a $10,000 grant from the charitable arm of Dominion Energy. Funds helped purchase a new refrigerated truck that will deliver fresh produce to individuals and families in the Fredericksburg, Locust Grove and in Caroline, King George, Spotsylv…

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