Sports

Laurel Mills Rugby

Warrenton Rugby Football Club (shown in red) has a playoff match this Saturday (April 24) at the Laurel Mills Polo Grounds against Roanoke. Kick-off is 1 p.m. — and is preceded by an under-19 Warrenton […]

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School/Education News

Superintendent signs on

The Rappahannock County school board signed up a new superintendent Tuesday. He’ll have plenty to do when he starts July 1, but it looks as if his predecessor, through June 30, will be just as […]

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Agriculture

The Rapp

Go, Gavin, Go Gavin Jenkins, an 11-year- old Rappahannock County Elementary School fifth-grader, has a dream of becoming a professional automobile race driver, and this year he is on his way to accomplishing his dream. […]

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Editorials

Editorial: Who pays for higher education?

Rappahannock high-schoolers are likely looking at a tougher time getting into state colleges than their predecessors faced — plus higher tuition and fewer classes if they do get in. That’s because of Virginia’s ever-shrinking higher-education […]

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School/Education News

Wakefield athletics

Varsity soccer The Owls started off with a good win coming off of break defeating Notre Dame Academy 4-1 at home April 6. The girls scored two goals in the first half, one by Abby […]

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School/Education News

No tax increases in 2011 budget

Rappahannock County’s draft budget for the fiscal year starting in July proposes no property tax increase and fully funds the requested $11.6 million schools budget, but leaves open a big question: How to finance about […]

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Art

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White’s winning performance Michelle “Mimi” White, of Flint Hill, won first place for her flute solo at the Virginia Lions’ regional Bland Music Contest last month in Gainesville. Her rendition of “La Flute de Pan” […]

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School/Education News

Sperryville: RCES’s watershed memories

Sixty-five Rappahannock County Elementary School (RCES) sixth-graders have been participating in a four-week program to learn about watersheds, water assessments and pollution sources. It culminated March 31, with a half-day “Meaningful Watershed Experience” on the […]