Stay in the know! Sign up to get Fauquier County news updates delivered to your inbox.
Advertise on Fauquier Now!
FauquierNow.com
Do you support Republicans’ proposed federal income tax reforms? Vote!
HOME OBITUARIES NEWS HOME & GARDEN OPINIONS BUSINESS STYLE CALENDAR CLASSIFIEDS
Free classifieds! Members can also post calendar events, news, opinions and more ... all for free! Register now!
Login · Forgot Your Password?
November 30, 2017

Throwback Thursday: Teen center needs funding

1992: Shannon Hume and Anthony Marshall shoot pool at the Wherehouse in Warrenton.
Throwback Thursday
From The Fauquier Citizen edition of Nov. 27, 1992


Teen center launches drive to raise $6,000

The chairman of the Wherehouse Adult Advisory Board fundraising committee says the teen center has started a drive to raise $20,000 to support its operation through June 1993.

The organization needs $6,000 by Dec. 31 to continue the center at 26 S. Third St. in Warrenton, according to Jeff Hutchinson, Virginia Power’s district manager.

The center has been serving 20 to 40 young people from 3 to 8 p.m. weekdays. The number of regular attendees continues to rise, according to center Manager Christy Meadows.





Lines drawn for Liberty High School

A citizen committee thinks the school board should create boundaries that give Fauquier and Liberty high schools some room for growth.

Representatives of the 17-ember Citizens Advisory Committee to Recommend School Attendance Zones this week basically suggested cutting the county in half — north and south — when Liberty High School at Bealeton opens in September 1994.

The new FHS boundaries would include everything north of Routes 211 and 29, the entire Town of Warrenton and some neighborhoods east of town. The Liberty zone would include all students who live south of those areas.


State board member supports Route 17 Spur

Barring a miracle, Fauquier’s representative on the Commonwealth Transportation Board believes the disputed Route 17 Spur will be built.

“When you consider the amount of work and tax dollars that have gone into that, stopping the project now would be a very difficult thing to do in my point of view,” said Constance Kincheloe of Culpeper.

By January, the transportation board probably will decide whether to approve the spur design, according to state officials. The $26.8-million project would extend the Warrenton Eastern Bypass to Route 17 north of town.


County honors Ronnie Sheetz

Ronnie E. Sheetz has earned Fauquier County government’s “Employee of the Month” honor for November.

A maintenance crew chief, Sheets has worked two years for the general services department.

The county employee of the month gets a $100 bonus and use of a special parking place.


Wallace signs with Rhode Island Rams

Enthused by the possibility of immediate playing time at a Division I school in a strong conference, Fauquier girls basketball standout Kendra Wallace has signed a national letter of intent to play the University of Rhode Island.

Five other colleges — the University of Massachusetts, Iona, George Mason, Temple and Central Connecticut — sought the 6-foot-1 senior forward. But, Wallace said she chose URI because she hit if off with Rams Coach Linda Ziemke and like the idea of playing right away in the Atlantic 10 Conference.

In her first two seasons on the Fauquier varsity team, Wallace has averaged 17.3 points and 10.9 rebounds per game.


Elegant Brick Rambler

With screened porch, 2 fireplaces, formal living and dining rooms, finished basement, 3 full baths, garage and office. All this on 11 manicured, mostly-wooded acres with paved drive. $199,500

Olafsen Realty, 231 Warrenton Center, Warrenton

Member comments
Please, be polite. Avoid name-calling and profanity.
For credibility, sign your real name; stand behind your comments. Readers will give less credence to anonymous posts.
To comment, please log in or register.
Facebook comments
Enter your email address above to begin receiving
news updates from FauquierNow.com via email.
Friday, December 8
Town Hall replaces former bank building that has housed municipal government since 1959
Friday, December 8
First Hispanic woman elected to Virginia General Assembly outlines her priorities for chamber audience
Friday, December 8
Colonoscopies at Fauquier Hospital, Falcons helping the needy, huge Vint Hill traffic study and Christmas meal boxes
More Fauquier news
© Copyright 2011-2016

50 Culpeper Street, Suite 3
Warrenton, Virginia 20187
540.359.6574
Crime Log
Obituaries
Business
Add Your News
The Big Picture
Ellen’s Kitchen
and Garden

Features
Real Estate
For Sale
Employment
Automotive
Announcements
Legal Notices
Post an Ad
Advertise
Terms of Service