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What you will find in the April 2 edition:
John McCarthy, Rappahannock County’s chief executive for the last three decades, said this week that rumors of his impending retirement are premature.
In Front Royal for a stop on a statewide tour, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring heard from law enforcement officials in the region Monday about one of their biggest worries, in addition to still-rising drug addiction: dealing effectively with prisoners who require mental-health evaluations and treatment.
RCHS athletic director Jimmy Swindler says his most recent roster decision was his most difficult: taking himself out of the AD position to become the school division’s facilities director July 1.
The Six Pack gang returns to Rappahannock for a show at R.H. Ballard, the Inn’s Patrick O’Connell puts out his first design book and a wellness author signs books at Mountainside Physical Therapy in this week’s The Rapp.
The Washington Town Council has scheduled a special meeting for next Wednesday (April 8) where it intends to hire a lawyer to defend the town in attorney David Konick’s lawsuit alleging the town and the Inn at Little Washington illegally engaged in a 2013 town-square beautification project.
Paul Reisler has made his Kid Pan Alley songwriting program known throughout the nation, but its home and heart is still right here in Rappahannock County, as Kid Pan demonstrated at a 15th anniversary concert last Friday at RCES.
The gobbling of male turkeys in search of mates is in full swing. Learn more about how, where and when turkeys breed in this week’s Wild Ideas column.
Plus: School and Sports News, 150 Years Ago This Week, the Crossword and lots more.
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