Archive for April, 2012

County levies to remain level in coming fiscal year

By Susan Gibbs Taxes won’t be going up in the coming fiscal year. “The real estate levy will remain level at $0.69 per $100,” said Greene County Board of Supervisors Chairman Clarence “Buggs” Peyton Tuesday, April 24. The announcement followed … Continue reading

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Cleaning out your ducts can help clean out your sinuses

By Susan Gibbs Spring has sprung, and many Greene County residents are coping with allergies. One in five are probably sneezing, wheezing, are suffering from nasal congestion, coughing, itchy, watery eyes, runny noses, itchy throats and skin, stomach aches, hives, … Continue reading

Posted in: Editorials

Greene’s 2012 Wine Festival a success

By Susan Gibbs “It was an outstanding success,” Greene’s Director of Economic Development Tony Williams says of the county’s Seventh Annual Discover Virginia Wine Festival, held Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22 on US 33 West in Ruckersville. “Saturday … Continue reading

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Area economy improving, experts say

By Susan Gibbs The Charlottesville area – which includes Greene — is in recovery. So says Moody’s Analytics, a leading independent provider of economic, financial, country and industry research. Experts are cautious, still saying that the national economic recovery has … Continue reading

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Ruckersville printer aims for low prices, good service, and long-term clientele

By Susan Gibbs “Everybody knows me as the printer guy,” says Rob DeLuca, owner and operator of R&R Printing at 8458 Seminole Trail, better known as US29, in Ruckersville. But what everybody might not know is that he has been … Continue reading

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Greene House Shops Antique Mall offers antiques, crafts, gifts – and ambiance.

By Susan Gibbs Country décor styling isn’t about paper cutter rooms furnished with early American reproductions purchased en suite from a chain store. As the editors of such magazines as Country Living, Country Home, Better Homes and Gardens and so … Continue reading

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