Once Melissa McBride and Tony Borash were fully moved into their home in Lake Monticello in 2008, they noticed the Fluvanna SPCA was only a five-minute drive away.

As much as Germane Crowell Jr. wants to be his own name in Virginia’s football program, he’ll still wear his father’s former No. 17.


T’was the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, well, maybe a mouse.

One time, a hot summer evening, I caught a beaver. Rather, I almost did. I was bass fishing a small farm pond when I eyed hopefully a beaver hut in a few feet of water...

For once, critical acclaim and popular opinion coincide: “Hidden Figures” is a must-see movie. Especially if you’re from Virginia.

Community members come together to create special Christmas for all