FROM THE RAPPAHANNOCK NEWS

Inside this week’s News (July 17)

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Jul. 17, 2014
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This week’s headlines include: Castleton’s Maestro is gone; the show goes on • Rappahannock Media acquires Culpeper Times • Company wants to build cell tower at high school • The Rapp for July 17 • Mohsin’s exemplary adventure • Editorial: Sex and consequences • and more.
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Rappahannock Media acquires Culpeper Times

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Jul. 17, 2014
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It was announced Friday (July 11) that the Culpeper Times, a local weekly under the umbrella of the Virginia News Group, was sold to Rappahannock Media.
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The Rapp for July 17

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Jul. 17, 2014
Tom Nash, executive chef of Tula’s Off Main, takes a break in the restaurant’s newly opened bar.

Tula’s off Main enters “phase two” with the opening of its new bar, while Russell Paulette returns to the RAAC Theatre to direct “The Real Inspector Hound” in this week’s Rapp column.
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Editorial: Sex and consequences

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Jul. 17, 2014
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A few miles away as the crow flies, just across the Blue Ridge, comes word of a male version of the TV-made-notorious “Octomom.” Fortunately, thanks to an inclusive sex education curriculum, no such problem exists in Rappahannock.
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County opposes pipeline

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Jul. 10, 2014
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The Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors became one of the first local governing bodies in the Northern Piedmont region Monday to say “no” to a natural-gas transmission line proposed by Spectra Energy.
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Supervisors restrict, approve Narmada events center

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Jul. 10, 2014
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The Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors gave its blessing to Narmada Winery’s proposal to build a 2,800-square-foot weddings-and-events center Monday night (July 7), but not without significant pre-nuptial agreements.
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Rapp’s PTO goes above and beyond the bake sale

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Jul. 10, 2014
The PTO's twice-weekly RappFit classes have proven remarkably popular.

There are many notable charitable organizations working diligently to improve Rappahannock County, many of whom choose willingly to fly under the radar and let their works speak for themselves, including the Rappahannock County Parent Teacher Organization (PTO).
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After a banner year, Swindler looks forward to his 4th

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Jul. 10, 2014
Panther athletic director Jimmy Swindler just completed his third year on the job.

Rappahannock County Public Schools’ athletic director Jimmy Swindler just completed his third year as the Panthers’ AD — one that also happens to rank as one of the most successful in the schools’ athletic history.
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Castleton’s tribute to Maestro Lorin Maazel

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Jul. 17, 2014
Mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves and pianist Bradley Moore performing George Gershwin's "Summertime," the finale of Wednesday night's tribute to Maazel.

The family of Lorin Maazel, and staff and artists from the Castleton festival, hosted a memorial at the Castleton...
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Scammers continue to target REC members

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Jul. 17, 2014

Posing as representatives from Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC), potential thieves have attempted to scam members by calling to demand...
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Maestro Maazel has died

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Jul. 13, 2014
Maestro Lorin Maazel, 1930-2014

The Castleton Festival announced today the passing of its founder and artistic director, the conductor, composer, musician and mentor...
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Mower-truck crash victim flown to U.Va. hospital

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Jul. 10, 2014

A pickup truck driven collided with a zero-turn mower operated by Floyd Grigsby on Long Mountain Road near Ridge...
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Photos: Land that we love . . .

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Jul. 10, 2014
An aerial view of the SVFD Fourth of July festivities. Photo by Robin Burke via Virginia Airborne Search & Rescue

Photo: Hiking in his footsteps

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Jul. 10, 2014
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Photo: Christmas (parade) in July

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Jul. 10, 2014
Photo by Dennis Brack

Photo: Gid Brown Hollow closed

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Jul. 10, 2014
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