Spotlight Jan/Dec2022

January/February 2022 Leashes of Valor, Dogs of War Caroline County K-9 service organization is saving veterans’ lives Leashes of Valor CEO and cofounder Jason Haag and Axel. Haag tours the country educating organizations on the benefits of service dogs for veterans....

PawPrints Nov/Dec 2021

November-December 2021 Garnet, a year-old female hound, stares up into the sky and marvels at the vastness of it. She sees jet plane contrails and runs to hide. Under the safety of the porch, she hears birds singing and cocks her head perplexed by the sound. Just...

Cover Story NovDec 2021

November/December 2021 Keeping Her Eye On the Ball Now she's grand marshal of a parade she once watched Growing up in tiny Palmer Springs, Va., Odicci Alexander remembers how she excitedly attended Christmas parades in nearby South Hill, an annual tradition in...

Spotlight July 2021

July 2020 Cooperative Cuisine Fredericksburg Food Co-op cultivates community spirit On April 1, sustainably produced grocery items from all over Virginia got together for the first time in Fredericksburg. There was steroid-free pork from Orange, grass-fed beef from...

Cover Story June 2021

June 2021 The first emperor of Rome is in Southside Virginia. So is a 19thcentury Samurai warrior. A dozen Granada lions from Spain are about, as is a soapstone cooking vessel. An eclectic collection? That doesn’t begin to describe the treasure trove at MacCallum More...

Cover Story January 2021

January 2021 During COVID-19, This Corps Delivers Eastern Shore volunteer group worth its weight in toilet paper As executive director of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District, Jeff Holland knows a thing or two about building and maintaining bridges. That’s...