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Down Memory Lane for Oct. 25

Jan. 25, 1979: Power line towers fall “very, very seldom,” construction superintendent Raymond Mims assured the Rappahannock Board of Zoning Appeals last Oct.ober. Mims appeared before the BZA to request a permit application for office and storage trailers to be located on Amissville Fire Company property during construction of concrete foundations for Vepco’s power line towers. […]

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School news for Sept. 20

Last week, the assembly audience enjoyed a few “WCDS Courtesies” on stage, in fine hyperbolic fashion; and this past week, Rappahannock County High School students gathered in the gymnasium to select and sign-up for PRIDE (Positive Relationships Inspire a Drive for Excellence) Clubs. […]

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School news for Aug. 30

“The kids were super excited to spend time outdoors collecting leaves,” said teacher Becky Ernest, leader of the young explorers. Once the group gathered the leaves, the class worked in pairs or trios to sort the needles and leaves into two collections, coniferous or deciduous, and this led them to discuss the different tree characteristics. […]

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Courthouse Row for Aug. 23

Home/land transfers — Hampton: Robert P. Anderson, trustee of the Robert P. Anderson and Roberta T. Anderson Living Trust to Wayne A. Woodward and Sharon K. Woodward, husband and wife, 25.000 acres, $240,000, deed bargain sale, general warranty. […]

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Down Memory Lane for Aug. 16

Dec. 23, 1998: Hackley’s Store will close for businesses on Christmas Eve, ending 64 years of continuous operation for the general merchandising store in Amissville. However, the Hackleys said it will likely reopen in March under different management. […]

Art

Q&A: Rappahannock through the lense

Rather than a traditional gallery opening and exhibit, Sands’ portraits of the county, titled “Who We Are,” accompanied by several images of Rappahannock’s distinctive landscapes, will be enlarged and displayed throughout the county for one month beginning Saturday, July 7th. […]

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Fire and rescue calls for May 31

Tuesday, May 22 3:43 p.m. — Sperryville Pike, Sperryville, motor vehicle accident, companes 1, 2, 3, 4 and 7 Wednesday, May 23 1:33 a.m — Littlefield Lane, Boston, general illness, company 5 2:08 a.m. — […]