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Crime & Courts

Sides argue Konick’s ‘standing’ in lawsuit against town

At the close of an hour-long hearing in Rappahannock County Circuit Court Monday morning, at which lawyers for the town of Washington and the Inn at Little Washington argued against lawyer David Konick’s “standing” to legally bring suit against both of them, Judge Jeffrey W. Parker took the matter home (the legal term being “under advisement”), and is expected to rule in a week or two. […]

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Another successful Fodderstack 10-K race! 

The runners didn’t seem to mind the cool, damp, 40-degree weather at the start of the 37th annual Fodderstack 10K race April 25. Thanks to John McCarthy, who got our awards ceremony started on time, we finished before anyone was carted away with frostbite! […]

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Crime & Courts

Marijuana, false ID charges bring jail time

In district court April 21, 23-year-old Cory Patrick Rinker of Bristow was found guilty by Judge J. Gregory Ashwell of possessing marijuana and sentenced to 30 days in jail, with 24 days suspended and the rest to be served weekends. […]

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People

Gallery: Mansion on Mount Salem

For Rappahannock County High School’s Junior/Senior Prom April 18, a crew of dedicated volunteers turned the Washington School into a 1920s ballroom for an evening of glitz and glamour at a Gatsby-inspired “mansion.” […]

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Business

News Briefs: Murdoch Sure-Foots it to Germany

Horse instructor and clinician Wendy Murdoch, who lives in the town of Washington, was in Germany last month for Equitana, the largest horse-related expo in the world — and was there because she and her Sure Foot Equine Stability Program had been nominated for one of Equitana’s prestigious Innovation Awards. […]

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News Briefs: Castleton is Cooke Foundation awardee

Rappahannock County’s Castleton Festival was among the nine nonprofits in Virginia, Maryland and D.C. to whom the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation recently awarded $238,770 for its 2015 Good Neighbor Grants, given to organizations focused on academic programs, college access initiatives and arts education. […]