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Local earns Hometown Hero award

Posted on July 7, 2014 at 2:51 pm

Local Louisa Resident Rachel Jones of Zion Crossroads receives Virginia Hometown Hero Award from Allen and Allen Law firm. Although she’s busy taking care of her two children and husband, Jones still finds time to give back to the community. She’s program director of Zion United Methodist Church and was one of the teachers who helped the Zion Christian Children’s Center get off the ground five years ago. Rachel also coordinates

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  • Summer Camp

    Posted on July 7, 2014 at 2:44 pm

    Zion Christian Children’s Center has 6 more weeks of SUMMER CAMP (Ages 2-12)! Each day is an adventure as we venture through different weekly themes; complete with crazy water days, game days, and much more! We have part time and full time options and you can find out more on our website at www.zionumcva.org/zccc

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  • Liberty Fabrics Reunion

    Posted on April 30, 2014 at 4:40 pm

    A reunion for all former Liberty Fabric employees and families will be held, rain or shine, at Veterans Park on Newton Street in Orange, located behind Orange County Elementary School, on Saturday, June 21 at 11 a.m. Dinner will be served at noon so bring a cover dish and one 2-liter drink. For more information call: Cindy Perkins McDaniel (540) 672-3549, Louise Workman (540) 832-0734, Janette Yount at (540) 854-7483, or Rita

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  • Rock N Youth Rally at Memorial Baptist Church

    Posted on April 30, 2014 at 4:37 pm

    Telling people about God is the business of all christians. Since February, Memorial Baptist Church Youth Group, AKA the Utes, has been working to have a “Rockin N Youth Rally” to share God’s word to the young people (of all ages) in our community. The Utes are rocking the rally with the Christian Rock Band, Watermarks, and inspriational speaker, Adam Long. Additionally, there will be skits performed by our local

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  • New leadership at St. James Episcopal

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 12:16 pm

    With great thanksgiving and joy, St. James Episcopal Church announces the appointment of the Rev. Charles Alexander Riffee as rector. Father Alex, a West Virginia native, is a graduate of the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale University. He has served as associate rector at St. James’s Episcopal Church in Richmond for three years. His wife, Dr. Yinghao Riffee, is a resident in pediatrics and internal medicine at MCV Hospital. Father

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  • Four hooves up for Oz

    Posted on January 30, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Holly Grove Volunteer Firefighters answered an unusual call on Monday, Jan. 27, when a miniature Appaloosa horse named Oz found himself lying on his back and wedged between two buildings. The rescue crew poses for a picture with a grateful new friend after the rescue.  Submitted photo

    When Debbie Smith went out to feed her horses on Monday, Jan. 27 she realized that her 10-month-old Appaloosa miniature horse, Oz, was nowhere to be found. “He always follows me,” Smith said. Earlier that day the animal’s veterinarian had come out to check Oz due to a runny nose. Smith said she thought maybe he had reacted to the injection. “[I] went to the stalls to see if he

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  • Lasagna Dinner

    Posted on October 11, 2012 at 9:30 am

    The Gum Spring United Methodist Youth Group is having a Lasagna Dinner at 5 PM on October 13 at the church. Tickets are on sale now by purchasing from a Gum Spring Youth or going on line at www.gumspringumc.com and clicking the donate button and filling in payment info. Tickets are also available at the door. Prices are $8 for adults and $5 for children.

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