Nathan Miller, president of the Fredericksburg Rotary Club, presents a grant to Lisa Crittenden, director of Loisann’s Hope House. Fredericksburg Rotary is honored to support Hope House’s mission to quickly move children and their families from homelessness to housing. This grant will cover …

Penny A. Parrish recently stopped by City Dock to see the low-lying fog over the Rappahannock. It was raining so hard, she had to keep her umbrella up while snapping pictures with her phone. She bought the umbrella at the estate sale of former Free Lance–Star Publisher Josiah P. Rowe III.

On Feb. 8, the Wildcat Battalion Drill Team from Mountain View High School competed at Hermitage High School in Richmond. The Unarmed Regulation, Armed Exhibition and Unarmed Exhibition Drill Platoons and the Color Guard led by Hannah Thompson, Christopher Kushner, Alyssa Waters and Ethan Kn…

American Legion Post 320 recently held its annual Post Everlasting and Four Chaplains ceremonies. Post Everlasting is the remembrance of Legionnaires who passed away in 2019. The Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Lake Chancellor Service Unit participated in the Post Everlasting Ce…

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The Virginia Home and Garden Show took place Jan. 25–26 at The Meadow Event Park in Doswell and provided attendees with inspiration and expert advice to improve the comfort of their homes. Rappahannock Electric Cooperative joined in to provide member-owners and event attendees information on…

NEARLY a half-century has passed since astronauts last walked on the moon. NASA’s Apollo 17 mission in December 1972 marked the last crewed lunar landing and the end of the Space Race while Richard Nixon was the president. No humans have walked on the moon since then, but NASA recently commi…

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