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Cockburn kickoff

Dozens of county residents gathered in Woodville Sunday evening to hear Rappahannock resident Leslie Cockburn, a prominent journalist, author and filmmaker, declare her 2018 Democratic candidacy for the U.S. Congress. […]

Photos

Off to Fauquier

Last Friday, July 14, was a bittersweet day for Rappahannock native Debbie Keyser, as her unexpectedly short 15 months as county administrator drew to a close. She has accepted a position with the Fauquier County government. […]

Transportation/Traffic

Rapp road flags

Here are some road and lane closures, detours and related work zones to keep an eye out for while traversing Rappahannock County in the coming days, if not longer depending on the project: […]

Letters to the Editor

Time to ‘thrive’

It is more than time to address the rather dire facts contained in the People, Inc.’s, findings on the reality of many issues here in Rappahannock, among them population, lack of growth, aging population, housing opportunities, education [and] transportation. […]

Letters to the Editor

‘True Sperryville gem’

As a Sperryville resident, I have loved reading the accolades from the Thrillist and Monica Marciano’s article. Seeing so many of the places I love highlighted is a joy. […]

Letters to the Editor

Community & country

Independence Day was celebrated in spectacular fashion as the American flag flew high over the event, reminding everyone of the freedoms we enjoy each and every day. A good time was had by all and the celebration ended with a spectacular fireworks show. […]

Letters to the Editor

Realities of Rappahannock

If you think it isn’t a problem to live in a county where almost everyone is over 65, you are deluding yourself. Who will run EMS? Who will serve in the low wage positions in the few businesses the county has? Who will take care of the elderly? […]

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