Inside this week’s News (Feb. 19)

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What you will find in the Feb. 19 edition:

Storm-free budget season ahead?

Following two conseucitve

Draft school budget starts by holding the line

Although school board members spent some time afterwards discussing adding more than $100,000 for athletics-related positions, superintendent Donna Matthews presented a draft 2015-2016 budget last Thursday (Feb. 12) at the high school that would increase last year’s $9.09 million county-funding tab by just $27,700.

Wrestlers head for state tournament

RCHS wrestlers and quiz bowl teams are heading for state tourneys, WCDS students tackle history and break a basketball scoring record, and more in this week’s School and Sports News.  

The Rapp for Feb. 19

Thornton Hill Fort Valley Hounds move their race to warmer times in April, 10 more Forbes Travel Guide stars for The Inn at Little Washington, a musical art competition for Rappahannock visual artists, ragtime at the Theatre and more in this week’s The Rapp.

Editorial: Let it snow

Learning to appreciate snow, and the not-quite-New-England winters we enjoy here in Rappahannock County.

Wild Ideas: $3.2 million to restore monarch butterfly habitat

We all know January is the month when lots of us make New Year’s resolutions and set lofty health and wellness goals for ourselves, but did you also know February is when most of us fall off the fitness wagon? A Rappahannock resource guide to help avoid the fitness cliff.

Plus . . . 150 Years Ago This Week, courts and crime news, the crossword and more.

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