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A debut performance at Mountainside

Mountainside Dance Center will hold their very first public ballet performance in collaboration with world renowned choreographer, Fran Ichijo, and dancers from Hope Garden Children’s Ballet Theatre. […]

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‘Back home’ in spirit

Arousing perhaps the most emotion was the unveiling of the plaque inscribed with family names and photos, an honor given a woman — Mary Bolen Burner, 96 — lived and made her home upon the Blue Ridge Mountain land. […]

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For the Cat’s Sake

For the Cat’s Sake, founded by Frances Sip and Claudia Ross, is a group dedicated to spaying and neutering stray, feral and domestic cats in Rappahannock and surrounding counties. […]

Food and Drink

Look Skyward in Flint Hill

I stopped by and found a sparkling clean spacious interior and a comfy dining area where welcoming smiles abound. Not only from customers savoring gourmet coffees and unique breakfast entrees, but the staff as well. […]

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Chimney dedication deadline approaching

IMPORTANT: we are quickly approaching the deadline for finalizing the list of names to be published on the memorial plaque. Now is the time to take a final look at this list of names and let us know if anything needs to be updated. […]

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Sperryville column for Feb. 23

Janet and Eric Tollefson’s enterprise the Sperryville Trading Cafe and Market, in what used to be the Emporium, now houses the Briar Patch, a welcoming bookstore owned by Alma Viator and Ben Jones. […]

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Sperryville column for Feb. 16

Two County Supervisors and others helped lay the first stones for the “Chimney Memorial” for displaced families. Hearthstone School is once again hosting a Beatles-inspired Valentine’s Dinner & Dance benefit concert this Saturday. […]

History

Sperryville column for Feb. 2

On Saturday, February 11, we will see the first stones selected for the “Chimney Memorial” to commemorate the hundreds of mountain people who were unwillingly moved to make way for the Shenandoah National Park. […]

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Sperryville column for Jan. 19

Overpriced cappuccinos are not essential for ambience, Laurel Mills Store serves gool ol’ coffee at 60 cents a cup and a warm slice of Rappahannock charm. Middle Street Gallery reschedules opening reception for January 28. […]

Entertainment

Sperryville column for Jan. 19

Nina explains that the new series “is a faith-based, post-apocalyptic drama starring eight millennial women stranded on a farm after a solar flare hits the earth, and they decide to rebuild civilization without losing their humanity, and all they have are cookbooks and guns.” […]

People

Sperryville column for Jan. 5

According to southern tradition, eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day is thought to usher in prosperity. Mary Frances Fannon introduced the tradition to Laurel Mills more than a quarter-century ago. […]