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Retiring supervisor expresses concern for county’s future

By Susan Gibbs Clarence “Buggs” Peyton, known for his concern for senior citizens, particularly those living on fixed incomes, has announced his decision to retire after an eight-year stint on the Greene County Board of Supervisors. Born and bred in … Continue reading

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Terrace Greene Apartments expands with phase two

Construction on phase two of Terrace Greene Apartments in Ruckersville, adjacent to the planned Rapidan Center mixed-use commercial project on US 29N, is underway. Terrace Greene is a community of high quality garden style and two-story apartment homes catering to … Continue reading

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Andrea Whitmarsh named superintendent of schools

Greene County Public School System Assistant Superintendent Andrea Whitmarsh has been named superintendent of the county’s public schools. Whitmarsh will assume the position May 1. She will be replacing Dr. David Jeck, who announced early this year that he would … Continue reading

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Greene supervisors address tough issues in tough times

By Susan Gibbs Greene County is about to raise taxes and then dip into its general fund to pay expenses. Moreover, two assessments released last year by the Skyline Community Action Partnership (Skyline CAP) indicate that new employment opportunities in … Continue reading

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Supervisors set proffers guidelines

By Susan Gibbs The Greene County Board of Supervisors has approved proffer guidelines meant to compliment the county’s capital improvement plan. The action took place at the Board’s regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, February 26. “It’s a guide for wording,” explained … Continue reading

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Supervisors approve “confusing” capital improvement plan

By Susan Gibbs Late last month Greene’s supervisors approved a capital improvement plan that contains, according to information in the panel’s packet, inaccuracies, confusing documentation, and some incomplete parts. The action, which took place at the Board’s regularly scheduled meeting … Continue reading

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Workforce housing back on the table for Ruckersville

By Susan Gibbs A workforce apartment community may be coming to the property fronting the Deer Lake residential development on Route 29 South in Ruckersville, just north of the Food Lion shopping center. Jen Surber first appeared before the Greene … Continue reading

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Greene County Fair gets a reprieve

By Susan Gibbs After nearly five years on pins and needles and with one year left to go the Greene County Fair Association has renewed its lease on the site it has occupied on Route 230 in Stanardsville for going … Continue reading

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Supervisors, school board talk tax hike, cuts to services, or both

By Susan Gibbs Both the Greene County Board of Supervisors and the Greene County School Board painted a grim picture for the coming fiscal year at a joint public hearing held at the William Monroe High School Performing Arts Center … Continue reading

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County residents invited to be part of state-sponsored photo shoot

The Greene County Economic Development & Tourism Office is inviting county residents to participate in a professional photo shoot to promote the Vietnam War Foundation Museum (VWF). The shoot, intended to help showcase the VWF as a year-round tourist destination, … Continue reading

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