Town Talk With Ted Schubel Podcast


Heard every weekday morning from 8-9am on NewsTalk 1230, WFVA, host Ted Schubel talks with Fredericksburg, Virginia, area leaders about events and issues affecting the region.


Town Talk REcent Episodes


Town Talk: Riverside Center for the Performing Arts

Ashlee Waldbauer and Carson Eubank preview “They’re Playing Our Song.”  It’s at Riverside thru May 12.    Neil Simon’s musical comedy based on the real life relationship of composer Marvin Hamlisch and Carole Bayer Sager.


Town Talk: Undergraduate Research and Creativity Day @ UMW

Students Elisa Luckabaugh, Adrian Coello and Betsy Lewis, the UMW Assistant Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences preview what happens on April 26th.  Posters, oral presentations, creative writing, art exhibits, and plays.  Work represents a


Town Talk: Green Infrastructure Charette

Meredith Keppel with the George Washington Regional Commission and Brent Hunsinger with Friends of the Rappahannock preview Friday’s Green Infrastructure Charette at the Howell Library in Stafford from 12-1:30.  Organizers say it will be an opportunity to


Town Talk: Allen and Allen's Hometown Heroes

Allen and Allen’s David Williams talks about honoring local heroes.  The deadline to nominate is midnight, April 30th.


Town Talk: Virginia Renaissance Faire

Shirley Shields, Anna Higginbotham and Cornelia Rutherford preview the 2024 Faire at Lake Anna Winery–weekends May 11-June 9th.   The theme this year is…voting.   Tickets must be purchased in advance on line.  You are strongly encouraged to car


Virginia Community Food Connections

Executive Director Candice Armstrong talks about the SNAP/match program at the local farmers markets.  Armstrong says this is an opportunity for families who receive SNAP benefits to double their money for fresh fruits and vegetables.


Town Talk: Food Insecurity

Dan Maher with the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank and Karen Brace with Awesome Possumz on William Street in Fredericksburg talk about hunger in the area.  It’s not just those who are homeless.  Awesome Possumz is organizing an


Town Talk: Data Centers

Stafford Commissioner of the Revenue Scott Mayausky and Fredericksburg Regional Alliance President Curry Roberts talk about what data centers are, what they’ll mean to the region and the role of incentives.


Town Talk: The Overland Campaign

Mary O’Neil and Beth Parnicza with the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park preview the 160th anniversary events to mark The Overland Campaign.  We talk about the significance of the battles and what influenced the campaign.