Down to the river

Neither of the two occupants of the late-model sedan was injured when it crashed through the fence separating the Burgers ‘N Things parking area from the low-running Thornton River in Sperryville on Saturday afternoon. […]

Hunting and Fishing

The buck and the tradition

Alex Kardis shot this 10-point buck on the farm of his parents, Phil and Penny Kardis, in Flint Hill. It was on the second anniversary of the passing of his grandfather, Lawrence Chadwell, of Huntly. […]


Washington column for Dec. 1

’Tis the season for giving thanks and decorations; R. H. Ballard’s shop windows are beautifully adorned with a nature-inspired winter wonderland theme and their tree topper is a flying Snowy Owl. Also, birthday wishes to Doug Baumgardner and Carol Beard. […]

Building Permits

Courthouse Row for Dec. 1


J. Andrew Murphy to Golden Springs LLC, 100.0634 acres, $615,000, deed bargain sale, general warranty, tax map 23-38. Benjamin R. Jackson to Golden Springs LLC, 69.0291 acres, $380,000, deed bargain sale, general warranty, tax map 14-24 […]

Chester Gap Column

Chester Gap column for Dec. 1

Chester Gap VFD was on hand at Huntly for the annual charity trail ride; And the VFD are hosting an event for local Relay for Life team, “Hope on the Move” on Dec. 10. Also, local youth tags once-in-a-lifetime buck. […]