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‘Not a stranger in the crowd’

It was a transformational experience in so many ways, but one overriding take away was the feeling of being body to body with a throng of a half-million people in a public demonstration and feel totally safe.
Targeting a free press

Freedom of the press is a cornerstone of our democracy. The deterioration of the “Fourth Estate” would go against a key liberty for which the U.S. stands, leading to an eventual and certain demise of this great country.
The march goes on

So many Rappahannock women — and men — turned out early Saturday morning for a post-Women’s March on Washington organizational meeting scheduled for the County Library that the event had to be moved to the RACC Theatre.
Time to get her toes wet

It was a “Margarittaville” theme at Candy Wroth’s retirement party at Headmaster’s Pub last Friday evening. She spent 30 years with the county, 19 of them in the administrator’s office. Her immediate plans take her to Key West, Fla.
Women on the bus

A busload of 53 women and 2 men from Rappahannock, Culpeper, Madison and Fauquier counties joined half a million other activists, many from Rappahannock, for the historic Women's March on Washington last Saturday.
Rappahannock marches on Washington

A spirited group of Rappahannock County women and men participated in last Saturday’s well-attended Women’s March on Washington, “the first step towards unifying our communities . . . to create change from the grassroots level up."
Inauguration of Donald J. Trump

Numerous Rappahannock County residents descended on Capitol Hill and the adjacent National Mall last Saturday (Jan. 20) for the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States.
Judge weighs decision in Bragg v. supervisors

Retired Circuit Court Judge Alfred D. Swersky heard arguments Wednesday for and against dismissal of a lawsuit by Sperryville llama farmer against the RCBS for alleged violations of Virginia’s FOIA last summer and fall.
Council signs up Kuhn, signs off on permit

The Washington Town Council elected council member Mary Ann Kuhn as the town’s new vice mayor at Monday night’s (Jan. 9) regular monthly session, during which it also heard an update on the Inn at Little Washington’s Middle Street stub…
Supervisors reorganize, slightly

The RCBS reorganized at its first regular meeting of the year. They honored retiring Shenandoah National Park Superintendent Jim Northup, and unanimously approved a special-exception event permit for Narmada Winery.