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The Foodie Travel Guide to Sperryville, Virginia: Where to Eat, Drink, and Stay

Sperryville used to be a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it blip on Lee Highway, a turnoff rarely taken on the way to Shenandoah National Park or Luray Caverns. But over the past decade, it has become a destination, drawing gourmands looking to explore Rappahannock County’s vibrant food scene beyond the vaunted Inn at Little Washington.
NBC Washington

Va. State Senator Is Against Commanders Stadium Because Team Is ‘Trending Down'

Virginia state senator will vote 'no' on Commanders stadium bill originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington. Virginia state senator Chap Petersen, who on Wednesday night released a statement declaring he does "not plan to support" Virginia's pursuit of the Washington Commanders and their new stadium, further explained on Thursday that his concern about the franchise having "no identity" is the reason for his lack of backing.

Woodstock Cemetery restorations on display for Memorial Day

The Town of Woodstock will be celebrating Memorial Day as it has so many years in the past, with a parade full of townspeople and organizations who gather together to commemorate the sacrifices Woodstockers made when they were sent off to war (Noon, Monday, May 30, starting at the Woodstock Playhouse and marching up Mill Hill Road to Rock City Road, to the Woodstock Cemetery, for a memorial). Before parade participants and onlookers disperse, everyone will pay homage at the Woodstock Cemetery to all veterans who have selflessly given their lives defending our country.

Police: Virginia property mover turns strong-arm robber

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Prince William County Police Department has arrested a man in connection to a strong-armed robbery incident that occurred early Tuesday morning. Shortly after midnight, officers responded to a call to investigate a robbery in a residential area of Nokesville. The victim, a...

4 Gorgeous Hotels Near DC That Are Made for Food Lovers

Washington, Virginia, is home to the famed Inn at Little Washington, which boasts extravagant rooms for overnight visits to its triple-Michelin-star dining room. If you’re looking for a more serene Rappahannock County setting, head to this freshly renovated inn, which has five rooms and a separate farmhouse with a tricked-out kitchen. Pineapple and Pearls alum Bin Lu serves four-course menus in the dining room, while the low-key Tasting Room lets you sip wine flights while snacking on fried chicken. Planning a hike? They’ll even make you a picnic basket. From $299. 12567 Lee Hwy., Washington, Va.

Town Notice: Curb & Gutter Project

The Town of Front Royal will have contractor, Imperio Construction, installing curb & gutter on certain Town streets and will begin on E. 6th St from Commerce Avenue to Royal Avenue. They will begin Wednesday, June 1, 2022-until complete approximately June 24, 2022, between the hours of 7:00 am to 7:00 pm (Weather Permitting).

Panthers advance to district semifinals with 8-5 win over Mountain View

SHENANDOAH, May 25 — When Mt. View senior Jaden Click hit an RBI-single in the top of the first to put the visitors up 1-0, it would be the last lead the Generals would have during Wednesday’s rescheduled quarterfinal matchup. The Page County Panthers answered back with three runs in the first and two runs in the second en route to an 8-5 win in the first round of the Bull Run District baseball tournament.
Inside Nova

Business desires to establish historical mural

In an attempt to remember one of Culpeper’s most vibrant Black residential areas, an area cheesemaker desires to memorialize its legacy on the side of his business. “As time has gone on, we’ve seen more of the recognition of what this area was to the community and how much it’s still there,” said Culpeper Cheese Company Owner Jeffery Mitchell.

Town Talk: A conversation with Michelle Ross and Erin Rooney, Samuels Public Library

Town Talk is a series on the Royal Examiner where we will introduce you to local entrepreneurs, businesses, non-profit leaders, and political figures who influence Warren County. Topics will be varied but hopefully interesting. If you have an idea, topic, or want to hear from someone in our community, let us know. Send your request to
Falls Church News-Press

Meridian Girls Lacrosse Wins Regional Title, Baseball Advances As Well

It was another dominant performance for the Lady Mustangs lacrosse team on this breezy Wednesday night, this time hosting the Kettle Run Cougars with a regional championship on the line. Annie Moore opened the scoring only 27 seconds in, and Bella Paradiso added on a natural hat trick with three goals in quick succession, giving the home team a quick 4-0 lead. Paradiso would go on to score six times in tital and five in the first half, a half in which Meridian jumped out to a 15-2 advantage and scored nine times before the visitors found the back of the net at all.

Playoff picture ~ 3 teams still alive in district tournaments

LURAY, May 25 — As local high school teams head into post-graduation playoffs this week, four teams have already been eliminated in Tuesday’s quarterfinal round of the Bull Run District Tournament in their respective sports. Three others remain alive, with one winning a quarterfinal, one receiving a bye, and another rescheduling yesterday’s quarterfinal to this afternoon.

LFCC President Kim Blosser presented with technology leadership award from SVTC

~ Press release issued by Lord Fairfax Community College. LFCC President Kim Blosser’s student-focused and technology-driven leadership style has been recognized by the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council, which recently presented her with the Glo Fiber Enterprise’s Dr. Noftsinger Leadership award. She was presented with the award, given to a leader who has served as a catalyst for positive technology-related activity, during the council’s TechNite22.

Congratulations to Warren County High School Seniors – Class of 2022

160 years later – Jackson’s Valley Campaign strategies and the Battle of Front Royal’s unique part in that campaign are recalled. A small crowd of historical buffs joined by an honor guard of reenactors presenting the colors of the United States, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the Southern Confederacy gathered early Monday evening, May 23, at the Warren Rifles Museum in Historic Downtown Front Royal. They gathered NOT to celebrate a fight to preserve slavery as an American socio-economic institution, but rather to acknowledge the sacrifice of soldiers on both sides and the Psychological Warfare (PsyWar) strategies employed during Confederate General “Stonewall” Jackson’s Valley Campaign before there was a term to describe such strategies.