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I owe how much?

It’s been a busy several days at the Rappahannock County Treasurer’s Office, with a steady stream of county residents appearing in person to pay annual personal property taxes that were due no later than Tuesday, Dec. 5 (late payments will be assessed a 10 percent penalty). […]

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Loving the film in Scrabble

Stanley Reynolds of Flint Hill, Ellen Thorburn of Brussels, Belgium, and James Allsberry of Flint Hill were among a full house at the Rappahannock African-American Heritage Center in Scrabble for the Friday night screening of “Loving,” which tells the story of Loving v. Virginia. Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple from Virginia. […]

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First time voter

It’s been a big week for Drake Lynn, 18, of Castleton. Not only did the Rappahannock County High School senior snag an interception in his last-ever football game in a Panther uniform, he also voted for the first time on Election Day. […]

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Seeing art in puddles

More than one thousand art lovers from across the mid-Atlantic flocked to Rappahannock County for RAAC’s 13th Annual Artists of Rappahannock Studio & Gallery Tour. On opening night at the old Washington School was transformed into an impressive art gallery. […]

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Oktoberfest nymph

Costumes were encouraged at last Saturday’s “End of Oktoberfest” beer (and a whole lot more) festival in Sperryville, and the harvest crown worn by the bright blue-eyed Shoshana Datlow of The Plains didn’t disappoint. An estimated 1,300 people attended the annual festival, sponsored by numerous Sperryville businesses and hosted by Pen Druid Brewing. […]

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A cow says, ‘Moo, moo!’

Beverley Frazier was delighted to have her grandson pay a visit to Sperryville this past week just before the weather cooled off, and like all barefoot little boys he was anxious to climb a fence and point out the assorted farm animals, including this obliging pair of performing baby cows on Kilby Farm Road. […]

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Mimi’s Minions

The Rappahannock County Food Pantry’s volunteers who handle the second shift each Tuesday surprised devoted pantry director Mimi Forbes with Halloween-themed “Mimi’s Minions” emblazoned on orange shirts. Said one onlooker of Forbes’ reaction: “They brought her to tears, it was so touching.” […]