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Teams search for missing 80-year-old Sperryville man

About a hundred law enforcement and search-and-rescue personnel continued Monday to scour the rocky, heavily wooded slopes leading up to Oventop Mountain in Sperryville, where an 80-year-old resident who hasn't been heard from since Tuesday is believed to have gone…
Richard Brady: And the survey says?

I lament, again, what a shameful waste of charitable funds. You will have to excuse me now while I get my dictionary out and look up “privacy.” I seem to have forgotten what it means. I invite those who think…
Missing hiker, wildfires tax national park

A Rappahannock County hiking guide who, for 30 years has hiked the popular White Oak Canyon, shared some insights into one of the park’s most spectacular waterfall hikes, now the scene of a challenging rescue.
Foothills Forum Survey: Life in the Jewel of Virginia

An unprecedented survey mailed to every household in Rappahannock County found that respondents treasure the beauty that surrounds them, the privacy they enjoy in one of Virginia’s least populated and unspoiled places, and the spirit of volunteerism that has neighbor…
Opinion: ‘The voice of the people’

The Foothills Forum survey's headlines: We love this place. We value our privacy. We like our services. We’re more disposed to change than you might have heard. And with nearly 1,400 households responding, a rate more than doubling expectations, all…