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The Rapp for March 21

An interactive session this Saturday morning, March 23, will be led by successful women who will provide their own success stories and insight on owning your own business; and later in the day Rappahannock Association for Arts and Community, in partnership with Quievremont Winery, host their first installment in its new RAAC Reading Series, in which local writers will share their work during an intimate evening of poetry, prose, and wine. […]

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The Rapp for March 14

Quièvremont Winery hosts special concert with Lipbone Redding; all that rain leads to worst year for vineyards in 33 years; Sperryville’s own John MacPherson of Three Blacksmiths up for RAMMY restaurant award; RAAC Community Theatre presents the hilarious and beloved comedy “Harvey.” […]

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The Rapp for March 7

Virginia State Police Superintendent and Rapp native Col. Gary T. Settle to speak at annual Friends of Scouting Breakfast; a large recruitment drive is underway for members of the public will join the all-volunteer fire and rescue companies; the PATH Foundation is hosting a free community forum with former NBA player Chris Herren; and Second Saturday event listings. […]

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The Rapp for Feb. 28

Update on Lone Star tick that causes meat allergy;
Congressman Denver Riggleman’s Mobile Office in Rappahannock next Tuesday, March 5; National bluegrass favorite Circa Blue tickets available for upcoming show at Little Washington Theatre; and modern weed so strong it’s sending people to the ER. […]

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The Rapp for Feb. 14

Out of concern for the health of its patients, UVA’s Culpeper Medical Center is asking the community to keep visitors age 12 and under away from its acute care facilities due to our Piedmont region’s “widespread outbreak of the flu virus;” and details on closures for Route 647 (Crest Hill Road) in Rappahannock County. […]

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The Rapp for Feb. 7

Free Clinic moves to Valley Health’s Family Medicine office; March 15 is the deadline for applying for a Claudia Mitchell Arts Fund grant; Aging Together drivers honored; and the National Park Service has announced $748,298 in grants from the American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) to help protect 72 acres of nearby battlefields. […]

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The Rapp for Jan. 31

Rappahannock residents surrounding Flint Hill and Huntly should benefit from a 145-foot monopole tower tentatively approved near Hume to provide broadband and cellular service; and Tuskegee Airman event at Scrabble School scheduled for this Saturday postponed to Feb. 23. […]

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The Rapp for Jan. 24

Sperryville’s Three Blacksmiths restaurant ranked second in the country by USA Today; Reverend Ludwell Brown Sr. received year-end honor; 6th Annual International Women’s Ski & Snowboard Day on Saturday, Feb. 2. at Massanutten; and join Rapp News a monthly dialogue at the Country Cafe Friday morning. […]

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The Rapp for Jan. 17

Local residents have reported receiving telephone calls from scammers representing themselves as the Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office. “These scammers are claiming that the person has missed jury duty and needs to pay a certain amount of money to them in gift cards. […]

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The Rapp for Jan. 10

Many subscribers received their papers late last week. We apologize for the delay; Library opening; Want to farm?; Woods and wildlife; Go back in time; and experience crisp clear sparkling days and starry sparkling nights on the Rappahannock County Artisan Trail in January. Find and enjoy the special sparkle of Second Saturday this weekend. […]

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The Rapp for Jan 3

The Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association has presented the Gray Ghost winery with two “Best of Category” awards; and because of the federal government shutdown, facilities at Shenandoah National Park remain closed. There is no National Park-provided services — visitor centers, restaurants, gift shops, lodgings, restrooms, trash collection or road maintenance. […]

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The Rapp for Dec. 20

Nearby ski resorts are blanketed with snow and ready for the holidays; Pen Druid Brewing will host its 4th Annual Boxing Day Food Pantry Fundraiser & Celebration with the Gold Top County Ramblers; and Amissville resident Angela Lloyd is among judges for this winter’s 143rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. […]

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The Rapp for Dec. 13

Did you know that every online purchase this holiday season you make from Amazon and Walmart benefits Rappahannock County fire and rescue squads; Sperryville-based Copper Fox Distillery has launched new branding and packaging for existing products; and Nutcracker Suite returns to Castleton this Sunday. […]

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The Rapp for Dec. 6

A Sperryville Volunteer Rescue Squad ambulance, its siren blaring as it rolled south on Route 522 between Woodville and Scrabble, collided with a vehicle pulling out of Fox Creek Lane; and Rappahannock resident Cliff Mumm, one of the world’s foremost disaster rebuilding experts, will be the Second Friday speaker Dec. 14 at the County Library. […]

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The Rapp for Nov. 29

Food Pantry gives thanks to the giving volunteers; chat with the staff of Rapp News Friday morning; Griffin Tavern fundraiser this Friday; and check out event listings for the Rappahannock County Artisan Trail “Second Saturday” holiday edition. […]

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The Rapp for Nov. 22

Check out what stores are open for Thanksgiving; George Washington Carver High School Alumni dinner this Saturday; Farm Tour announce its official non-profit 501(c)3 status ; details on bear hunting; RappU seeking Sperryville Schoolhouse memorabilia; and beware of leaded moonshine. […]

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The Rapp for Nov. 15

The James Madison University Marching Royal Dukes line up for Thanksgiving; Catholic charities contribute to Food Pantry; the 1st Annual Rappahannock Trails Coalition’s Fall Family Fun Walk and Ride held on Saturday; and Bland Music Contest deadline is Dec. 14. […]

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The Rapp for Nov. 1

Little Washington Christmas Parade approaches; Hinson Ford Cider & Mead launches; North Fork Thornton River westbound bridge replacement project begins; and RAAC’s “First Friday” night movie at 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Little Washington Theater is “Loving Vincent.” […]