The Recorder

Free Lance-Star, Recorder win Journalistic Integrity and Community Service awards

The Free Lance-Star of Fredericksburg and The Recorder of Monterey received the Virginia Press Association's Awards for Journalistic Integrity and Community Service Saturday at the association's annual meeting in Roanoke.

The Recorder's Anne Adams wins D. Lathan Mims Award

Anne Adams, editor and publisher of The Recorder in Monterey, has won the 27th annual D. Lathan Mims Award for Editorial Leadership in the Community. The award was presented April 5 at the annual meeting of the Virginia Press Association in suburban Richmond.

The award, presented for work published during the 2013 calendar year, is named for the late D. Lathan Mims, a former editor and general manager of the Daily News-Record in Harrisonburg and a former president of the press association. The award was first presented in 1988 for the 1986-87 contest year.