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Gordon Barbour Elementary School breaks ground on new classrooms

ORANGE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Gordon Barbour Elementary School is breaking ground on a project that is nearly 15 years in the making. This new addition will bring all kindergarten though 5th grade students together under one roof. “It’s just a long time coming, and we are are glad to...
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Stanardsville resident facing charges for an Orange County burglary

ORANGE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) --A man from Greene County is facing charges for an incident that occurred in Barboursville. According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, 53-year-old Todd Keith Wells of Stanardsville has been arrested for a burglary at the Royal Market. Deputies were called to the scene...
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Piedmont Environmental Council turns 50

In 1972, Virginia’s population was growing, and developers had their eyes on acres of forests and farms south of Washington, D.C. People who had moved to the area for its natural beauty were alarmed and inspired to protect it by forming a new not-for-profit – the Piedmont Environmental Council. President Chris Miller says they began by defining their turf.
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Local government offices to be closed for Memorial Day

ORANGE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Memorial Day is coming up on May 30, which means local government offices will be closed. In Orange County, the county offices, libraries, landfill and collection center sites will all be closed that day in observance of the holiday. All city offices will also...
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Montpelier Foundation Elects 11 Descendants of Slaves

ORANGE, Va. (AP) — The board that manages former President James Madison’s Montpelier estate in Virginia elected 11 new members representing descendants of people once enslaved there. Monday's vote came two months after the board had retracted a commitment to share power with a group representing African Americans...
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Montpelier announces newest members of foundation's Board of Directors

ORANGE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The newest members of the Montpelier Foundation’s Board of Directors have been announced. According to a release, the 11 new members were among 20 recommended by the Montpelier Descendants Committee. The new members are:. Leslie Alexander, PhD, an Associate Professor in the School...
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