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Here are a couple links to a story I wrote a couple weeks ago about a power line proposal through my neck of the woods. You can read them here: Dominion Virginia Power Line 01 Dominion Virginia Power Line 2  

2012 Election Preview

Been meaning to post this 2012 election preview I designed for the Times-Democrat. Click here forĀ a larger version: 2012 Voters Guide

Jewelry Maker

Here’s a story I wrote about a custom jewelry maker in Warrenton, Va., who teaches couples how to make their own wedding rings. Full size versions available here: Duncan and Clarke 1 Duncan and Clarke 2    

A River Runs Through It

Speaking of the Virginia Press Association. A pair of stories I wrote last summer on the overuse of the Rappahannock River at Kelly’s Ford in the C.F. Phelps Wildlife Management Area won first place for feature writing. A River Runs Through It  

Virginia Press Association

I went to Roanoke last weekend for the Virginia Press Association’s annual convention. Here I am after accepting the “Best in Show” award for sister publication Gainesville Times on April 21.

Tragic Rite of Spring

Seems like every spring, we run a story about a bunch of teenagers killed in a horrific car wreck. The story below is one I wrote in the aftermath of just such a wreck. A bunch of high school students stopped by the site of