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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…
Letter: The best Biz Link ever

Businesses of Rappahannock is happy to announce that our November Business Link Networking Social was our most successful ever with 79 members and guests in attendance … on a Tuesday night in Rappahannock! Thanks to the generosity of our hosts,…
‘The Mark’ of the professional(s)

There was no need for a Hollywood tour package for those who visited the Washington School last weekend, where The Forge Studios was shooting its first full-scale production at its new world headquarters, a sci-fi martial arts action short called…
Sperryville: Before & After — it’s here now

Kerry Sutten and his niece Jess are jumping aboard the Sperryville renaissance train, having just opened a business this week at 31 Main St. called Before & After — now a gourmet espresso bar, soon to offer much more.
Ale Works expansion wins planners’ approval

The Rappahannock County Planning Commission at its regular meeting last Wednesday (Sept. 16) approved a special exception permit for expansion of the small Ale Works brewery at Hopkins Ordinary B&B in Sperryville.
Straw poll stroll

As part of an ongoing effort this summer to walk all of the Main Streets in Virginia’s vast 5th Congressional District, Rep. Robert Hurt (R) spent an hour or so on Washington’s Main Street last Wednesday afternoon.
Sperryville column for Aug. 20

Triple Oak Bakery's expansion is underway, duffers enjoy golf under the stars at Sperryville's new course, and a new film by local filmmaker John Hallberg is scheduled for release, in this week's Sperryville column.