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Accidents/Fires/Floods

The subject is water

Monday’s post-storm flood waters, which caused a slew of temporary closings throughout the county but no serious injuries, may have been great for kayaks, but were not good — never are — for cars and […]

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BOS: budget battle ahead?

Rappahannock County’s Board of Supervisors appears headed into a battle over the county budget and school spending, as Virginia’s fiscal crisis deepens and one county supervisor calls for strict new limits on spending. EDITOR’S NOTE: […]

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Sports

Local hound makes good

At the tender age of four, she’s already a standout champion. She has that natural presence of a pageant regular. Winner of every possible prize at the local and regional level, she batted her unbelievably […]

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Crime & Courts

Lewis not guilty of rape

A jury on Wednesday returned a not-guilty verdict in the Rappahannock Circuit Court trial of Allen Lewis, a sometime Rappahannock resident accused last April of raping a woman friend while driving her home. This allegedly […]

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RAWL: Adopt Onyx

My coal black coat, which earns me the name Onyx, is just one of the attributes that comes from my noble birth. I am fiercely loyal to those who live in my realm. If we […]

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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane

50 years ago February 4, 1960 Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors met with all members present and Chairman E. M. Jones presiding, on Wednesday, February 3. Mrs. W. A. Buntin appeared before the supervisors to […]

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Calendar: Rapp Happenings

The Rapp Happenings section lists events sponsored only by non-profit groups. Events must be received by 3 p.m. on Monday in order to be included in the next edition. Email Jan@rappnews.com Include name and phone […]