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Come to the Farm Tour!

Everyone is invited to visit a variety of producers on this weekend's eighth annual Rappahannock Farm Tour. Caledonia Farm will feature 20 environmentally responsible agricultural practices plus host tables and presentations.
Grateful to one and all

On Sept. 8, I had a very serious accident on Keyser Run Road near where I live. The volunteers from the Washington Fire and Rescue were there quickly and took control of the situation.
Benevolent Fund has a new status

The Rappahannock Benevolent Fund is now an independent, state-chartered nonprofit corporation. It has 501(c)(3) status effective March 8, as provided by a recent letter of approval from the Internal Revenue Service.
A tango thank-you

Many thanks to the generous audience we had at Tula’s Tango Night last Wednesday evening! Even before the party, the Nethers Hot Club band had an extraordinary adventure learning and understanding the dynamics of the tango rhythm.
Headwaters, a true foundation of support

Under the executive leadership of Kevin Brandriff, Headwaters held their annual Taste of Rappahannock last Saturday at Mount Vernon Farm. During last week’s heat, numerous behind-the-scenes planners and laborers worked tirelessly setting up another spectacular event for the Taste.
A heart-warming ‘Taste’

Many thanks to all our community for your amazing support of this year’s 19th annual Taste of Rappahannock! Headwaters is immensely grateful to all the volunteers, teachers, students, and businesses who donate time, auction items and service to make this…
A different sort of wildlife cam

Count me as one of those whose Trump signs have been stolen [Letters, Sept. 1 and Sept. 8]. I had two political signs beside my driveway. The one closest to the road, a Garrett sign, is still there. The Trump…
Yellow dogs and mystery calls

On Saturday morning, Sept. 10, I received a phone call at home. He said that he had been to the Democratic yard sale fundraiser and noticed that we were registering voters under the Democratic tent. I told him, "We don’t…
‘We are walking on a slippery slope’

I challenge the board of supervisors and the county administrator to fight the effort in Richmond to strip us of our rights and authority to protect our county and way of life. I also challenge the supervisors and administrator to…
Local Golden-Rule enforcement

I wanted to share with you what happened to us when we drove through your home county of Rappahannock recently. A friend of mine and I were on our way to spend a long weekend at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone campground…
Questions for Garrett; a vote for Dittmar

In a recent edition of your paper, Del. Michael Webert (R-18th) laid out some reasons why the citizens of Rappahannock County should elect state Sen. Tom Garrett to Congress from the 5th District. Some of us beg to differ on…
Why we need Tom Garrett in Congress

As a small business owner, Sen. Garrett has seen how government mandates and regulations crush employers which is why he has consistently stood against increased regulations on Virginia job creators