Inside this week’s News (Sept. 10)

09_10_2015_RappNews_A01FBPHere’s a quick look at this week’s Rappahannock News — at newsstands, mailboxes and inboxes now.
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What you will find in the Sept. 10 Rappahannock News:

Emergency services, taxes top candidates’ discussion

The future of Rappahannock County’s emergency services — and the economic future and sustainability of the county in general — were among the topics covered last week at the Friends of Liberty’s first of two candidates forums, held last Thursday night at the Amissville fire hall.

Schools partner with Valley Health to provide part-time trainer

Rappahannock County Public Schools has forged an agreement with Valley Health/Warren Memorial Hospital to provide the county schools with a part-time athletics trainer.

Artists of Rappahannock: 11th tour is Nov. 7-8

The 2015 Artists of Rappahannock Studio and Gallery Tour Nov. 7-8 will be the 11th in the series, with 55 artists’ participating and some changes, including the move of the weekend tour’s headquarters from the Washington fire hall to the nearby Washington School auditorium.

Macedonia Baptist turns 150, celebrates pastor’s 15th year

The Macedonia Baptist Church in Flint Hill marks two proud milestones this year: the church’s 150th year in existence and the 15th year that the Rev. Dr. Donald E. Simpkins has served as pastor — only the fifth in the church’s long history.

The Rapp: Royals on Main, park history in Sperryville

The queen of Spain’s discreet dinner at the Inn, lectures worth hearing at the Library and at the historical society’s annual meeting in Sperryville, a fall festival, a Middle Street art exhibit, the “Gin Game” and lots more in this week’s The Rapp.

Graniteware: marbled, mottled or plain

Michelle Galler’s monthly “Unpaved Roadshow” column takes a colorful look at collecting vintage graniteware.

Plus: School and Sports News, the Washington column, the Crossword and more.

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