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Wanna go for a ride? FAMS will show you how

Part of a joint venture between Rapp Rapidan Community Services, Rapp Rapidan Commuter Services, Aging Together and other non-profits, FAMS is a call center that will help residents of Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange and Rapp counties find transportation.
High crash area

Virginia State Trooper B.R. Johnson investigates a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon on a notoriously sharp curve of U.S. 211 inside Shenandoah National Park.
New superintendent of RSW Regional Jail

The RSW Regional Jail Authority Board voted last Friday to appoint Gilkison as superintendent of the regional jail, which holds County prisoners and others in the region who wind up on the wrong side of the law.
RappU raises the academic bar

RappU’s new nurse aide training lab: an entire classroom equipped with three hospital beds, life-like manikins, and extensive array of medical devices. If you didn’t know better you’d swear you were standing in a hospital ward.
Weigh-in on Rapp health needs

Rappahannock County’s significant health needs — of which there are many — will be assessed at a PATH Foundation supported Community Health Town Hall next Thursday at Fauquier Hospital. PATH is requesting RSVP’s by Friday, March 31.
Popular congressman — so to speak

This week, rather than wondering how many constituents might show up at his upcoming town hall, the congressman is releasing a “ticketing and attendance plan” — namely a lottery — for the March 31 event in Charlottesville.
The Rapp for March 23

The News hosts its monthly Fourth Estate Friday discussion at Sperryville Trading Cafe & Market Friday morning, Kid Pan Alley is featured in Julie Andrew's new Netflix series and more in this week's The Rapp.
Council sets budget, comp plan dates

There are three comprehensive plan-specific meetings at which public input would be most welcome: the regular monthly meeting on March 27; on April 8 at town hall; and an April 17 joint work session with the town council.