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REC update on outages

From contributed reports Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) has restored service to all members who lost power as a result of this week’s snowstorm. “We appreciate the patience and the many expressions of thanks from our […]


Easements down, but totals add up

The numbers are now in: 296 acres were recorded as conservation easements in Rappahannock County in 2010. These were fewer acres than in previous years, but nonetheless bring the total amount of land protected by […]

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Appellations and oranges

An example of what Winston S. Churchill called a “terminological inexactitude” appears on page 1 of your Jan. 20 edition. Under the headline “Funds for schools urged,” the writer refers to the “Rappahannock County Board […]

Crime & Courts

Crime & Courts for Jan. 27

Sheriff’s Report No information was available this week from the Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office. Martin sentenced for brandishing firearm William David Martin, 35, of Sperryville, was sentenced to 60 days in jail on charges of […]

School/Education News

Q: Who finished fifth?

Senior captain Malcolm Perry just shook his head. He had difficulty finding the words to describe the disappointing performance that Rappahannock County High School’s Scholastic Bowl team gave in the Bull Run District tournament. “Devastating,” […]