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  • New Free Union Café appears to be a cruel hoax

    BREAKING NEWS, after some further research we have found out the proposed "Store" is a hoax. The sign posted on the property was not approved by the county and after an anonymous complaint is being removed. The county contacted the home owner and informed them of their decision. EDITORS NOTE: We [...]

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    Albemarle County Approves Final Drawings of New Free Union Country Store and Café

    Free Union is going to have a new country store. The final plans have been approved and the above model is an artists rendering of the final design. The store includes a café, wine bar, deli and a porch to sit and enjoy some hot cider and a fresh scone. Grading has begun and is expected to open [...]

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    Car Accident on Free Union Road Results in Helicopter Evacuation

    A car crossed the center line, hit the other side of the road, over corrected and flipped. Fire Department workers helped extract the driver who was flown to the hospital via helicopter.

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    Free Union 2012 4th of July Parade

    Despite 100 degree temperatures and the largest power outage in Virginia history from a devastating storm that swept thru the region the day before, some hardy Free Union residents sucked it up and pulled off the Free Union Parade. This year there actually were more people in the parade than [...]

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    Huckstep's Garage; A Free Union Institution Closes its Doors

    by NBC 29  The garage started servicing cars, trucks, and farm equipment back in 1946 and the business has stayed in the family ever since. An Albemarle County landmark is closing its doors. Huckstep's Garage has been serving customers in Free Union since the 1940s. The garage started servicing [...]

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    Kemper Maupin Obituary

    August 26, 2010
    Kemper Maupin Obituary

    Kemper A. Maupin Kemper A. Maupin, 90, of Free Union, died on Thursday, August 26, 2010, at his home.  He was born in Albemarle County, on January 30, 1920, one of 10 children born to the late Cecil and Ora Loving Maupin. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Cordella "Della" [...]

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    Postal Delivery Vehicle Looses Brakes

    A local postal delivery vehicle lost its brakes and crashed in August, 2009. This photo was taken of the vehicle shortly after VA State Police left the scene.

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    Spectacular car accident severs power to Free Union for 8 hours.

    At 3:30am a spectacular car accident severed power to Free Union for 8 hours. The single car wreck resulted in the driver going to the hospital with some serious but not life threatening injuries. 

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    Della Maupin Obituary

    June 6, 2007
    Della Maupin Obituary

    Cordella "Della" McAllister Maupin, 82, of Free Union died Wednesday, June 6, 2007, in a local hospital. Born in Albemarle County on November 4, 1924, she was the youngest of 14 children born to the late Richard Harrison and Lillie Austin Garrison McAllister. "Della" was an active member of Free [...]

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    Free Union 2005 4th of July Parade

    It happens once a year....and we all shed our inhibitions and join in. You won't see this kind of quality in dumps like New York and L.A Thanks to Mark Worthington for the photos.

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