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January 4, 2019
5 Friday Fauquier factoids: Airbnb payments in 2018
The total that Fauquier property owners received from 3,400 Airbnb “guest arrivals” in 2018, according to the online hospitality booking company.
Virginia hosts earned almost $104 million from about 750,000 guests in last year,
Arlington County led the state with 57,000 guests paying hosts $10.8 million last year, followed by:
• Loudoun County, 20,500 guests and $3.1 million.
• Montgomery County (Blacksburg), 17,800 and $2.2 million.
• Page County, 16,000, $2.2 million.
Revenue the Friends of the Library’s
generated last year.
Operating in the basement of Warrenton’s John Barton Payne Community Hall at Courthouse Square, the nonprofit organization uses book sale income to support various library programs.
Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, the group relies on donated books and staffs the operation with volunteers.
Last year’s top revenue-generating “regular” weekend — Jan. 12 and 13 — produced $740. Most paperbacks and hardcover books cost 50 cents and $1, respectively.
The Book Cellar’s 40 volunteers last year logged 3,196 hours of service.
Rounds of golf played last year at Fauquier Springs Country Club west of Warrenton, according to Assistant Golf Professional Justin Deal.
offers various membership plans, all of which require the purchase of two stock shares at $1,000 apiece.
Under the family plan, for example, members pay $360 per month, with unlimited use of the 18-hole course, which opened in 1957.
Donations to the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign in Fauquier from Nov. 15 to Dec. 24.
had kettles outside seven stores around the county.
Shoppers donated $13,622 at the Walmart in Warrenton to lead the local campaign.
Safeway in Warrenton followed with a total of $12,558.
In 2017, the organization raised a total of $51,588 in Fauquier.
The funds support the organization’s charitable work year-round.
The Fauquier County Public Schools budget for student transportation in fiscal 2019.
Transportation Services Department
has a fleet of 182 buses that travel more than three million miles a year, hauling more than 11,000 students.
Transportation accounts for 7 percent of the school system’s $140.7-million budget. The department has 12 administrative and training employees, 164 bus drivers and 30 assistants.
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