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November 22, 2019

5 Friday Fauquier Factoids: Yule parade participants

File Photo/Lawrence Emerson
The Warrenton Volunteer Fire Co.’s antique truck in last year’s Christmas parade.

Entries will participate in the annual Warrenton Christmas Parade on Friday Night, Dec. 6.

All three county high school bands — Fauquier, Kettle Run and Liberty — will march down Main Street, along with entries from local businesses, churches, organizations and schools. While the Warrenton parade will accept no more entries this year, those in two other Fauquier communities still have opportunities:

Marshall Christmas Parade at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.

Bealeton Christmas Parade at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.

$1 million

Cost to replace lights for seven ballfields at Cedar Lee, Coleman and Warrenton middle schools and Vint Hill. Involving 40 poles, work will begin in the spring.
Oskaloosa, Iowa-based MUSCO Lighting put the new lighting and installation costs at $829,500.
LED “dark-sky compliant lights” will “greatly reduce the glow” produced, according to the Fauquier County Parks and Recreation Department.
It will cost $226,215 to remove and dispose of the old lights, according to Manassas-based Electric by J&J LLC.


Red beans-and-rice meals that Feed Fauquier volunteers packed for the needy at the Warrenton Community Center on Saturday, Oct. 12.
Organized by Cornerstone Baptist Church, the annual event supplies mostly local food banks with meals for the coming year. Partners include Community Touch, Fauquier Community Food Bank, the Weekend Power Pack program and Fauquier Community Food Distribution.
Of the meals packed, 50,264 will go to Fauquier residents and 10,000 to The Bahamas, according to the church.
Over the past six years, about 2,000 volunteers have packed a total 320,000 meals, Pastor Mike Poff said in an email. The Oct. 12 event drew 367 volunteers, Pastor Poff said.
Since its inception, the annual event has raised $75,500 to purchase food for the meals.


The number of electric vehicle charging stations available to the public in Fauquier.

Warrenton on Thursday added the newest, a two-outlet Tesla station in the public parking lot at 85 Horner St., across from the Piedmont Environmental Council office.

Tesla paid for the new charging station, connected to the same circuit that powers town streetlights in the area. Electronic vehicle owners may use it without charge. Those who own other EV brands will need adapters, however.

Other EV charger locations in Fauquier include Airlie, Field & Main in Marshall, Poplar Springs at Casanova, Mapco in Opal, Powers Farm & Brewery near Casanova, Pearmund Cellars near Broad Run and The Local Taste in Upperville.

Fauquier residents own 84 Teslas registered in the county — up from 43 a year ago, according to Commissioner of Revenue Ross D’Urso. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles does not, however, make it possible to identify electric vehicles from other brands, Mr. D’Urso said.


Job candidates met with Fauquier County Public Schools human resources representatives at 12 recruiting events between Sept. 6 and Nov. 4.

The school system recruits year-round for educators, bus drivers, food service employees and other staffers.

This fall’s recruiting has included job fairs at Radford University, Longwood University, Virginia State University, Slippery Rock University, the University of Delaware and Pennsylvania State University.
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