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What you will find in the July 3 edition:
It’s not easy to surprise five hard-working women volunteers an hour before a fundraiser. But, after almost 20 years and nearly $1-million in fundraising, the Friends of CCLC’s “Fab Five” finally got to relax.
Building permits and bed and breakfast safety were the primary concerns last Wednesday night (June 25), as the Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals considered — and ultimately approved — a request to operate a B&B in Amissville.
A busy weekend of concerts and fireworks begins today (July 3), the Public House is accepting nominations for a surprise party and the Turkey Ridge String Band heads to the Culpeper State Theatre in this week’s Rapp column.
A Strasburg man charged with sexual battery and aggravated sexual battery against a minor was sentenced to two years in jail in Rappahannock County Circuit Court last Tuesday morning (June 24).
Besides an occasion for celebrating our Declaration of Independence from Britain over two centuries ago, July Fourth presents an especially appropriate time to examine and/or re-examine the way that We the People currently govern ourselves.
Pam Owen explores the complex life of the iconic monarch butterfly and the reasons for its 15-year population decline.
As June of 1864 drew to a close, the Union Army of the Potomac laid siege to Petersburg, south of Richmond. Southerners viewed Lt. Gen. Ulysses Grant’s overland campaign a failure, since the Union troops had not captured Richmond or conquered Gen. Robert E. Lee’s army.
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