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Creighton Farms Invitational Hosted by Jack Nicklaus Raised Almost...

The extremely popular Creighton Farms Invitational Hosted by Jack Nicklaus returned to Creighton Farms this year after a year-long hiatus due to the pandemic. Initially created as a one-day tournament, the event has grown over the years as a multi-day event of exciting activities leading up to...

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The Currency of Conservation – The Fence Post

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changes (IPCC) latest assessment report, Code Red for Humanity, says it all. In order to stave off a global mean temperature rise of 1.5 degrees, we need to act decisively and now. This requires not getting balled up in a debate between renewables vs nature...

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Purcellville Police Officer Honored for Community Service

Sergeant Robert Wagner was honored by the Nam Knights of America Motorcycle Club, Old Dominion Chapter, for his outstanding record of community service to the Town of Purcellville and the Purcellville Police Department. The award was presented to Sergeant Wagner during their annual fundraising...

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Go Green Committee renamed Middleburg Sustainability Committee

The Middleburg Town Council recently adopted a name change for its environmental advisory committee. Formerly named the Go Green Committee, the committee is now known as the Middleburg Sustainability Committee (MSC). The new name better aligns with the committee’s current work as environmental...

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Susan Carroll Named President of Inova Loudoun Hospital

Inova Health System announced that Susan Carroll, FACHE, MA, MHA, has accepted the permanent role of President of Inova Loudoun Hospital, effective Monday, August 30. Susan was serving in the interim role at Inova Loudoun Hospital since July while also serving as president of Inova Fair Oaks...

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Once Lost Buzz Found

The initial post on Jeanne Morency’s Facebook page read: “There is a loose horse, “Buzz,” south of Middleburg. ... he most likely still has his saddle but no bridle ... please call Robert Monk (his owner) and/or Lindsay Kelley (who cares for him at Kinross) ... he apparently can be difficult to...

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John Daniel Haney Jr.

Lt. Col. (Ret. USAF) John Daniel Haney Jr. died peacefully on 14 September 2021. Dan was born in Haddonfield, NJ. on October 31, 1936 the first son of John Daniel Haney and Mary Augusta (Bell) Haney. Dan spent his early childhood in Lake Charles, LA. and graduated high school in West Orange, NJ...

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Middleburg Eccentric October 2021, Volume 18 Issue 6

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Queen Bee – Sincerely me

The memorable character Bubba Blue from Forrest Gump speaks of different types of shrimp. “Dey’s uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There’s pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad...

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Oreo the pony’s ride to Home

Rescuing animals is a great way to help reduce the number of animals in shelters while providing loving companions to owners. Animal shelters are often overcrowded and house animals under poor cond…