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2013-05-01 08:36:32

Town and County Officials Urge Citizens to Create a Safety Profile Providing Emergency Responders with Critical Information that Can Save Time and Lives CULPEPER, Va., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Culpeper County announced today that Smart911 is now available to all citizens for free to enhance 9-1-1 emergency services. Smart911 enables citizens to create a Safety Profile online that can include any information about their household that they want 9-1-1 to have in an emergency. When...

2012-11-09 12:22:05

CULPEPER, Va., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental, one of the world's leading automotive suppliers, was yesterday presented with the 2012 Business of the Year Award by the Culpeper Chamber of Commerce at its 98(th) Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet. The event included a keynote speech by Aneesh Chopra, Chief Technology Officer for the U.S. Government, and was attended by nearly 270 people. Brandon Lane, Manager of Continental's Culpeper facility, accepted the award on behalf of the...

2011-10-14 13:42:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Town of Culpeper, Va. has chosen Aclara to provide a total advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution for electric and water meters. Aclara is part of the Utility Solutions Group of ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100921/CG68648LOGO) Culpeper's new AMI system will deliver remote meter reading to 5,000 electric and 6,400 water customers. It will employ Aclara's TWACS power-line technology for...

2011-05-18 08:00:00

MIAMI, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phyhealth Corporation (OTCQB: PYHH), today announced that its subsidiary, Phyhealth Sleep Care Corporation, will open its third diagnostic sleep center on June 1st, 2011, in Culpeper, Virginia. The new sleep center is a four-bed facility, and with Phyhealth's sleep centers in Denver and Longmont, Colorado, the Company will have a total of ten sleep care beds operating at its three locations. More information is available on Phyhealth Sleep Care's website...

2008-08-05 09:01:31

By Rhonda Simmons, Culpeper Star-Exponent, Va. Aug. 5--A local organization needs volunteers to assist medical professionals in a community-wide effort during emergencies. The Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, a national agency including the local Eastern Piedmont VOAD, wants to train area volunteers how to support paid first responders in case of emergencies such as floods, fires and other natural disasters. The Eastern Piedmont VOAD serves Culpeper, Fauquier, Orange,...

2008-08-04 06:00:21

By Nate Delesline Iii, Culpeper Star-Exponent, Va. Aug. 4--With a preliminary agreement pending with the town to develop a regional water and sewer authority, county officials said they aren't sure if a private company's proposal to develop a water and sewer system will be a part of the anticipated joint agreement. The Culpeper County Board of Supervisors is set, on Tuesday, to discuss the public-private proposal and last week's agreement with the town to form a joint authority in closed...

2008-08-02 09:00:22

By Rhonda Simmons, Culpeper Star-Exponent, Va. Aug. 2--Yowell Elementary School students and teachers will have to wait an additional week before they are allowed to set up shop inside their brand new $15 million two-story school. The first day of school for the county is Aug. 20. The Culpeper County School Board voted unanimously 7-0 in favor of opening Yowell on Aug. 27 during its work session Friday evening. Before the vote, Yowell Principal Cathy Timmons made the suggestion to...

2008-08-02 09:00:14

By Allison Brophy Champion, Culpeper Star-Exponent, Va. Aug. 2--Tried to get your fishing boat or canoe into Lake Pelham lately? Good luck -- excessive silt at the boat launch continues to seriously hinder entry from the lake's only public access point. The good news is the town is willing to spend the money -- an estimated $22,470 -- to dredge the narrow channel leading to the western edge of Lake Pelham, accessible via a boat ramp at the end of Henretty Drive. The bad news is that...

2008-07-29 12:00:00

By Donnie Johnston, The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va. Jul. 29--It was supposed to be a simple, 10-minute meeting where representatives from the town of Culpeper and Culpeper County signed a historic memorandum of understanding that would pave the way to a regional water/sewer authority and a town boundary adjustment. Two hours, five votes, a few shouting matches, several curse words and one "caucus" later, the two government bodies were right back where they started....

2008-07-21 06:00:42

By Rhonda Simmons, Culpeper Star-Exponent, Va. Jul. 21--Culpeper placed sixth in a national health-related competition held in April. A total of 251 participants collected 17,036,465 steps during the 2008 Fourth Annual Medical Fitness Week event, which promotes an increase in physical activity level for all ages. The Powell Wellness Center along with the Medical Fitness Association sponsored the event. This year's theme was "Steppin' out -- for a lifetime," where communities all...