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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane

50 years ago February 11, 1960 A nationally known garment manufacturing company is very interested in locating a plant in Rappahannock County. The company would employ from 125 to 150 people, 90 percent of whom […]

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Corrections/Clarifications

Corrections

A front-page photo in last Thursday’s paper misidentified the high-water kayaker as Chris Moyles. It was Tyler Holtzman of Sperryville in the kayak; Moyles took the picture. Allen Lewis, aquitted of a rape charge last […]

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College news

Anderson is master’s grad Joshua Alan Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Anderson of Castleton, graduated last month from George Mason University with a Masters degree in Computer Engineering. He received his Bachelors degree […]

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Religious Notes

Flint Hill United Methodist Church invites everyone to a free movie, Saturday, .Feb. 13 at 4 p.m. The movie “Fireproof” is about a firefighter who uses a 40-day experiment known as “The Love Dare” to […]

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‘Found Ad’

There’s “found art” – why not “found ad?” This flier was spotted on the bulletin board in front of the Washington Post Office. Nine-year-old Katie Bailey says she has already received several calls and resultant […]

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Meetings and Notices

Meetings and Notices

Thursday, Feb. 4: the Rappahannock County Water and Sewer Authority meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Rappahannock County courthouse on Gay Street. Tuesday, Feb. 9: the Rappahannock County School Board meets, 7 p.m. closed session […]

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Home and Land Transfers

Home and land transfers

These Rappahannock County home and land transfers were recorded in the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office between Jan. 8 and Jan. 28. Hampton Peter H. Kramer to Kramer Building LLC, 12395 square feet, $910,000, […]

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Calendar: Rapp Happenings

The Rapp Happenings section lists events sponsored only by non-profit groups. Events must be received by 3 p.m. Monday to be included in the next edition. Email Jan@rappnews.com and include name and phone number for […]

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Accidents/Fires/Floods

The subject is water

Monday’s post-storm flood waters, which caused a slew of temporary closings throughout the county but no serious injuries, may have been great for kayaks, but were not good — never are — for cars and […]

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BOS: budget battle ahead?

Rappahannock County’s Board of Supervisors appears headed into a battle over the county budget and school spending, as Virginia’s fiscal crisis deepens and one county supervisor calls for strict new limits on spending. EDITOR’S NOTE: […]

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Sports

Local hound makes good

At the tender age of four, she’s already a standout champion. She has that natural presence of a pageant regular. Winner of every possible prize at the local and regional level, she batted her unbelievably […]

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Crime & Courts

Lewis not guilty of rape

A jury on Wednesday returned a not-guilty verdict in the Rappahannock Circuit Court trial of Allen Lewis, a sometime Rappahannock resident accused last April of raping a woman friend while driving her home. This allegedly […]