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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…
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…
Wakeup call: The volunteer system is aging

The current county volunteer fire and rescue system may be in peril. There is serious concern among local authorities that the increasingly rigorous training demands from the state, coupled with an aging fire and rescue volunteer population, are challenging the…
Fire and rescue calls for Dec. 17

Tuesday, Dec. 8 9:06 a.m. — South Poes Road, Amissville, general illness, company 3 12:17 p.m . — Aaron Mountain Road, Castleton, stroke, companies 3 and 5 Wednesday, Dec. 9 10:54 a.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 2:54…
Fire and rescue calls for Dec. 3

Tuesday, Nov. 24 9:58 a.m. — Fodderstack Road, Washington, chest pain, companies 1 and 7 10:10 a.m. — Turkey Ridge Road, Castleton, injury, companies 3 and 5 5:45 p.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 Wednesday, Nov. 25 10:46…
Fire and rescue calls for Nov. 26

Tuesday, Nov. 17 8:06 a.m. — Old Hollow Road, Sperryville, chest pain, companies 1 and 7 4:44 p.m. — Lee Highway, Washington, public service, company 1 5:54 p.m. — Culpeper County, mutual aid, company 5 Wednesday, Nov. 18 7:20 a.m.…
Fire and rescue calls for Nov. 19

Tuesday, Nov. 10 8:19 p.m. — Seven Ponds Road, Amissville, injury, company 3 9:45 p.m. — Slate Mills Road, Sperryville, motor vehicle accident, company 5 10:33 p.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 Wednesday, Nov. 11 9:47 a.m —…
Fire and rescue calls for Nov. 12

Tuesday, Nov. 3 9:33 a.m. — Cedarbreak Lane, Amissville, motor vehicle accident, companies 3 and 4 12:46 p.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 1:47 p.m. — Sperryville Pike, Boston, brush fire, companies 2 and 5 4:46 p.m. —…
Fire and rescue calls for Nov. 5

Tuesday, Oct. 27 1:08 p.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 5:14 p.m. — Crest Hill Road, Flint Hill, gas leak, companies 1, 3, 4 and 9 Wednesday, Oct. 28 5:06 p.m. — Fauquier, mutual aid, company 3 9:33…
Fire and rescue calls for Oct. 29

Tuesday, Oct. 20 11:09 a.m. — Viewtown Road, Amissville, motor vehicle accident, company 3 4:40 p.m. — Shurgen Lane, Amissville, grass fire, companies 3 and 4 5:29 p.m. — Zachary Taylor Highway, Huntly, 911 hang up, company 9 6:39 p.m.…