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Category Archives: Fauquier Times

New Issue of PBJ

The latest issue of Piedmont Business Journal, which I edit, comes out this week. The quarterly magazine will be included in the May 11 edition of the Fauquier Times. You can read the issue here: Spring PBJ 2016 Here are two past issues: PBJ Fall 2015_W and Summer PBJ_W  

2nd Place for Editorial Writing

I took second place in the 2015 Virginia Press Association news writing contest for editorial writing for a trio of editorials on our community’s efforts to fight rampant heroin addiction, the lack of funding for public defenders, and the Virginia Attorney General’s decision to end

Millennials Moving Home

I wrote short piece for the Fall issue of Piedmont Business Journal on how to handle Millennial generation young people moving back home. Millennials Move Home

Hunt Country Crime

We spent yesterday afternoon enjoying a pool-side cookout at the neighbor’s place down the road. She had some guests in from Washington, D.C., and at some point the conversation turned to the numerous unsolved murders in scenic and historic Fauquier County. According to the Fauquier

Country Stores

Back in 1993 I wrote a story for  the Fauquier Times-Democrat about the country stores that dotted the county. Reviewing that story today, I can almost recall the creak of the old wood floors and the smell of stale cigarette smoke. That story was a walk

VPA 3rd Place

I didn’t do a whole lot of writing last year, so it wasn’t much of surprise that I only took third place for business writing in the Virginia Press Association contest. In addition to the Duncan and Clark story (found find elsewhere on these pages), a story