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What you will find in the Nov. 27 edition:
At last week’s planning commission hearing, which turns out was a bit premature, residents express concern about water, crime, impact on traffic and schools.
Elderly people, in Rappahannock County as elsewhere, are being taken — with increasing frequency, according to local authorities who hope to provide help and raise awareness of the problem.
Last December, a 24-year-old Culpeper man had to be cut out of a wreck on Viewtown Road after the taxicab he was driving crashed and overturned. This December, he’ll be in jail awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to eluding police.
It is that time of the year to pause and, instead of complaining, give thanks for our blessings. We here in Rappahannock County, especially blessed, can give singular thanks so many things too numerous to mention, but here’s a sampling.
When the cast of RAAC Community Theatre’s holiday production of “The Wizard of Oz” sets off next week for the Emerald City, they’ll be following a yellow brick road made possible by Linda Heimstra — and most of a gallon of yellow latex.
Fourth (Estate) Friday is cancelled this week because of the holiday; help the free clinic by buying a raffle ticket; and Mary Frances Bywaters wins statewide honors for her work at Griffin Tavern, in this week’s The Rapp.
While most churches conduct services these days with half, or more, of the pews empty, folks from around this county will fill up a large mainstream house of worship for a Thanksgiving service this Thursday morning, as they have been doing for more than a half-century.
Owner Brooke Parkhurst plans to expand her gluten-free Triple Oak Bakery into a tea and coffee shop, in this week’s Sperryville column.
In late November, Sherman’s army continued to burn and loot its way through the South and arsonists hired by Confederate agents set fire to multiple venues in New York, while the Booths were onstage together for the first time in “Julius Caesar.”
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