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Wakefield’s Cowherd award winners

At its final athletic awards night of the year May 20, Wakefield Country Day School announced the winners of the annual Leonard Cowherd Awards. The award is named for a 1999 alumnus of the school […]

From the Rappahannock News

A note to our Web visitors

RappNews.com is undergoing a few changes — for the better, we hope. The site will be undergoing some major changes from Friday, May 27 through this weekend. Not everything will be working and some pages […]

SWAMP SMART: The swamp sparrow (Melospiza Georgiana), as its name implies, lives in wetland areas. Photo by Kevinbercaw via Wikimedia Commons.
Nature

Wild Ideas: Misadventures in birding

Birding is for the birds – and birders. This time of year is one of the best bird-watching (“birding”) seasons, as migratory species stopover in Virginia on their way north or stay to breed and raise their young. […]

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The May 5 Rappahannock News

Supervisors OK school budget Most energy-related renovations at school moved forward Supervisors unanimously approved the $11.69 million budget to operate Rappahannock County schools in 2011 and 2012 during their regular monthly meeting Monday (May 2). […]