Inside this week’s News (Nov. 5)

11_05_2015_RappNews_A01FBPHere’s a quick look at this week’s Rappahannock News — at newsstands, mailboxes and inboxes now.
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What you will find in the Nov. 5 Rappahannock News:

Sheriff, two supervisors re-elected; Lesinski edges Hampton opponents

Sheriff Connie C. Smith decisively wins a third term, Lesinski will join re-elected supervisors Welch and Frazier; ‘Pud’ Maeyer wins school board write-in race; Dodson, Ralph win offices by wide margins.

Town starts down road to Avon Hall’s future

The town of Washington has been putting significant effort into “doing the right thing” (in the words of Mayor John Sullivan and other town leaders over the last year of deliberation) with the nine-acre Avon Hall tract in the center of town.

50-plus artists, 7 galleries ready for this weekend’s Tour

The county’s hills will be alive with fall foliage and art this Saturday and Sunday (Nov. 7-8) during the Rappahannock Association for Arts and Community’s 11th annual Artists of Rappahannock Open Studio and Gallery Tour.

The Rapp: Jazz for RappCats, a journalist at the Library

Check out The Rapp for a weekly taste of things to do and see in and around Rappahannock County.

Rae’s back in her place: Rappahannock

Rae Gaedke, serial creator of welcoming community centers/cafes in Rappahannock, has returned from a five-year sojourn in Florida — and, appropriately, her arrival is just in time to deliver her trademark sandwiches and soups to River District Arts for RAAC’s Studio and Gallery Tour this weekend.

School and sports news: Volleyball, band, cross-country winners

Rappahannock County’s fall sports team and band are bringing home champions’ victory garlands, including volleyball, cross country and the Panther Marching Band.

Wild Ideas: Children explore nature at CCLC

Early this year Amissville resident Christina Bird Loock, with the support of the staff and board, brought a full-time nature-based program, Children-in-Nature, to the Child Care and Learning Center.

Plus: Halloween photos, Richard Brady’s Clark Hollow Ramblings, the Washington column, the Crossword and more.

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