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Union of bankers and community

Local Union Bank & Trust officials Mike Leake and Jason Brady welcome the Virginia bank’s new president John C. Asbury to the Rappahannock Cellars Barrel Room last Thursday.
Down Memory Lane for March 16

Feb. 24, 1983 — Medicine in the Mountains: Even something as tragic as a flu epidemic has its humorous side. Pauline Bruce’s memories still bring a smile to her face. Her entire family was down with the sickness.
Meetings and notices for March 16

Commit to Be Fit is a school sponsored, grant funded program that offers weekly exercise classes and wellness workshops for the County community through the generosity of the Path foundation.
Courthouse Row for March 16

The costs cited with the following permit applications are estimates: Avon Hall LLC, Washington, add bathroom, $10,000; Inn at LW LLC, Washington, interior remodel, $125,000; 920 Fodderstack Rd. LLC, Flint Hill, renovation, $75,000.
Former deputy pleads not guilty

Former Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Matthew McCormack of Amissville has issued a plea of not guilty surrounding the alleged felony sexual assault of a child younger than 13.
Huntly family gets Habitat home

Funding for the Haley’s home is nearly complete at 86 percent due to the generosity and support of the Rappahannock community. Donations can be made through the Fauquier Habitat website.
Sperryville column for March 9

In this week's Sperryville column, Rappahannock's Blue Ridge Heritage Project sets April 29 for its dedication ceremony, and RappU has a spring courses coming up.
Washington column for March 9

RAAC's Soup & Soul series features painter Ruthie Windsor-Mann on March 18; Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue's All You Can Eat Ham and Oyster Dinner will be held on March 18; and Gay St. Gallery hosts artists next Saturday.
Big interest in broadband

Sandie Terry and Jean Plymale of Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) made a presentation on rural broadband to the Broadband Committee and some 50 interested citizens at the Washington Fire Hall.
The Land, a Plan, a Future.

Part one of a Rappahannock News – Foothills Forum Special Report: As the county prepares to adopt minor changes to its Comprehensive Plan, major challenges remain to the delicate balance that keeps Rappahannock unique.