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Fall Art Tour weekends don’t get any better than this one. Ideal sunshine and glorious color combined with the efforts of our talented artists, gallery owners, organizers, volunteers, and community members to make for a stand-out 15th Annual Tour. 

Mary Graham is in her fourth year at the office of the Commissioner of the Revenue. During that time she has been promoted from the lowest ranking member, sitting at the coldest desk, to the Commissioner’s inner sanctum, all with the enthusiastic endorsement of her colleagues.

I just want to warn voters that our current state representative Mike Webert voted to kill a bill that would ban stalkers and various violent offenders from owning firearms. On top of that, after two mass shootings in Virginia this year, he and his fellow Republicans refused to consider one …

This month marks 30 years for Washington's Country Cafe and its closing date this month looms. Searches for a new location have proven unworkable so far, but hopes (and faith) remain high. Rumor has it that any of several buildings in Washington, currently for sale but priced out of the Cafe…

I support Keir Whitson for Hampton supervisor because he is very approachable, kind, and eager to have information and ideas shared with him. I think that is what the Hampton District needs. I have found it easy to discuss almost any concern with him… something rare in politics. I think he w…

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Partly cloudy this evening then becoming cloudy with periods of freezing drizzle after midnight. Low 26F. Winds light and variable.

Tonight

Partly cloudy this evening then becoming cloudy with periods of freezing drizzle after midnight. Low 26F. Winds light and variable.

Tomorrow

A mix of rain and freezing rain in the morning. Light rain in the afternoon. High 41F. Winds light and variable. Chance of precip 80%.