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What you will find in the Aug. 13 Rappahannock News:
Town moves to boost its Avon Hall options
After a presentation by Avon Hall study group leader and Washington Town Council member Gary Aichele and a vigorous discussion, the council voted to hire a surveyor to define more precisely what could be done with its 9-acre Avon Hall estate.
Students — and teachers — get back to school in Rapp
Good news about accreditation, graduation rates, new teacher orientation and other successes marked the Rappahannock County School Board’s meeting Tuesday (Aug.11), a meeting held a day after students returned to the schools for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Motion to suppress evidence denied in firearms case
Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey W. Parker denied a defense motion last Thursday to suppress evidence in a case against 43-year-old Clifton resident Paul Wilson Northam, who is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
The Rapp: Tula’s and the Kramer building sold
Washington’s Kramer building and its ground-floor Gay Street restaurant Tula’s will soon be transferred from the five-year ownership of the Thompson family to the ownership and management of two longtime local weekenders, who say there won’t be any major changes.
Opening our minds to look at nature in a different way can be instrumental in plumbing nature’s mysteries, in this week’s Wild Ideas column.
Plus . . .
Plus: School and Sports News, Art Candenquist’s final installment of 150 Years Ago This Week, the Washington and Sperryville columns, the Crossword and more.
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