Features

Stanardsville senior creates treetop retreat

By Susan Gibbs Jean Weeks of Stanardsville believes in making dreams come true. But when the 67-year-old Stanardsville resident told her family and friends that she  wanted to build herself a tree house, they told her she was nuts. “I … Continue reading

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Marty’s Wine Cellar: specialty wines, craft beers, and character

By Susan Gibbs Marty’s Wine Cellar in Ruckersville isn’t just about specialty wines and craft beers. It’s about atmosphere, and character. The wines are a given at the Cellar, located at 8843 Seminole Trail, in the first shopping center on … Continue reading

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Greene House Shops Antique Mall aims to keep Greene green

By Susan Gibbs By now most people know that the Greene House Shops Antique Mall in Ruckersville is a gold mine for antiquers and collectors of both the small and the large. They know that the two-story Mall is home … Continue reading

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M-O-T-H-E-R

By Greene County Superintendent of Schools David Jeck People tend to remember where they were and what they were doing when really bad things happened. Whether it was the Kennedy assassination, the Columbia Space Shuttle Tragedy, or 911, people maintain … Continue reading

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At Ryan Funeral Home, focus is on caring, and closure

By Susan Gibbs At Ryan Funeral Home in Ruckersville, final arrangements are labors of love. For Sarita Ryan Powers, who took over the funeral home after her mother retired in 2006, it’s about paying tribute to and remembering those who … Continue reading

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Greene County Sheriff’s Office cleans up all year long

By Susan Gibbs The county’s roadsides are a lot better looking since Sheriff Steve Smith took office in January 2012, thanks to his utilization of two state initiatives: the Offender-Work Program and the Assign-A-Highway Project. For years, the Greene County … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays, Greene County!

One of the best things about Greene County is the first weekend in December – when residents of all ages from all walks of life come together to ring in the Holiday Season all weekend long. This year that weekend … Continue reading

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Fabio’s N.Y. Pizza & Cucina Italiana now in Ruckersville

By Susan Gibbs Fabio of Fabio’s N.Y. Pizza & Cucina Italiana in Ruckersville writes on the front of his menu that he uses only the freshest and finest ingredients following original familyrecipes – for his pizza, Stromboli, calzone, pasta and … Continue reading

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Ruckersville Mexi-Mart offers authentic Mexican food to eat in, take out, or cook at home

By Susan Gibbs More and more people are discovering the joys of traditional Mexican cooking, from melted-cheesy to light and limy. Real Mexican food – not the Tex-Mex variety found in most “Mexican” restaurants – is zesty but not fussy, … Continue reading

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The Rosebrook Inn: a romantic getaway steeped in history

By Susan Gibbs Set at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Rosebrook Inn is one of the places to gather in Greene County. In warm weather guests celebrate their occasions in the pavilion, where they feast on the meal … Continue reading

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