Town Talk

Weekdays: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Town Talk is a one-hour local program will introduce you to local businesses, non-profit leaders and political figures who influence the Fredericksburg region every day.

Town Talk is brought to you by Deacon Wealth Management.  The financial firm that specializes in providing comprehensive advice for your serious money.  Call them for an appointment today at 540-371-8585.

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Podcasts

Town Talk-Jan. 21

Cooking Autism update!   April Burch, Kari George and Andrea Wright.   The Conway Elementary program is gaining traction in other county schools and in the region.   cookingautism.org   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- Jan. 18

Habitat for Humanity of Caroline County President and CEO Jason Tickle.  Update on the USDA Self-Help Housing program and the impact locally of the government shutdown.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk-Jan 17

Rev. Aaron Dobynes and Xavier Richardson preview the 13th annual community wide Martin Luther King birthday celebration on Sunday at James Monroe High School in Fredericksburg.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk-Jan. 16

Stafford’s Comprehensive Road Evaluation Traffic Study Project Manager Keith Dayton talks about the process of rating roads and determining how and where the county can improve travel. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- Jan. 15

Neesa Hart talks about the Stafford Regional Handbell Society. Topics include:   youth scholarship program, program for after school care to children with incarcerated parents, hosting the Raleigh Ringers in May and The Great Christmas Ring at Carnegie

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Town Talk- Jan 14

UMW’s Bill Crawley talks about the upcoming Great Lives series.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Monday Snow Conditions

VDOT’s Kelly Hannon with Monday morning road conditions… Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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VDOT Prepares for Snow

VDOT’s Darragh Frye on storm prep… Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- Jan. 11

Stafford Extension Agent Guy Mussey and Karen Brace:  Preview of the Seed Swap–January 26th at the Rowser Building in Stafford from 10-3.  Info on the Master Gardener Association of the Central Rappahannock Area and the work of

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Town Talk-Jan 10

Darryl Barnes of Deacon Wealth Management talks about getting your finances (and financial statements) in order for the new year.   A look at the market, what may be on the horizon and how to find and select

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Town Talk-Jan. 9

University of Mary Washington Museums Executive Director Scott Harris talks about Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, The James Monroe Museum and the Papers of James Monroe.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk-Jan 8

Caroline Delegate Bobby Orrock talks about the state budget, redistricting, sports gambling, Medicaid expansion and the Equal Rights Amendment.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Spotsy Blood Drive

There’s a blood drive on Saturday at Chancellor High School from 10-4 in honor of freshman Caitlyn Brown.  She has a rare bone marrow failure disorder that requires blood transfusions every 2-3 weeks in Richmond.  Appointments are

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Town Talk-Jan 7

Kathy Anderson with Empowerhouse previews “The Empty Bowl” fundraiser.  She also talks about their work with teens and ways the community can receive training on helping victims of domestic violence.  empowerhouseva.org   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk-Jan 4

Stafford Delegate Bob Thomas previews the 2019 Virginia General Assembly. Topics include taxes and a possible tax increase, transportation, and bills he’ll introduce this year.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk-Jan 3

La Cage aux Folles at the Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Stafford:  January 9-March 3.    Patrick Ahearn joined by Gabe Belyeu and Chris Sanders from the show.    riversidedt.com   540-370-4300. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk-Jan 2, 2019

Spotsylvania Delegate Mark Cole with a General Assembly preview.   Topics include a bill he’ll introduce on adding lanes to I-95, the Equal Rights Amendment, election laws and taxes.    marklcole.com   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk-Dec 31

Fredericksburg Councilman Matt Kelly–a look back at 2018 and a look ahead to 2019.   Topics include:  Gateway project, incentives, economic development, parking, debt service, school overcrowding and baseball.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- Dec 21

Central Rappahannock Regional Library.   Books for gifts, winter reading and 3D printers.   Samantha Thomason and Alisha Barnes from the library.   librarypoint.org   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk-Dec 20

FailSafe-ERA works with men, women and families impacted by incarceration. What are the holidays like for families when a loved on is in jail or prison?   What’s it like for the person behind bars?     failsafe-era.org  

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Town Talk- Dec 19

Stafford Board of Supervisors Board Chairwoman Meg Bohmke. Issues include a transportation study, Triple Triple A, 5-year financial plan and flooding.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- Dec 18

Spotsylvania Supervisor Chris Yakabouski.  Among the issues: the 2019 budget, property rights and a 4th of July parade.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- Dec 17

Fredericksburg Salvation Army Captain Stephan Wildish.  We talk about the 200-thousand dollar Christmas Kettle goal. To volunteer to ring a bell call 540-373-3431.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- Dec 13

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…until you go home and see your parents or siblings or relatives are aging and may soon require help.   What to do?   Valerie Hopson-Bell with ElderCare Connections and Pat Holland

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Town Talk-Dec 12

A Rockabilly Christmas at the Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Stafford thru December 30th.  Todd Meredith joins Ted Schubel and Patrick A’Hearn.    riversidedt.com   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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