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When Bailey met Terry

Gov. Terry McAuliffe, right, visiting the recently expanded Carfax headquarters in Centreville last week, gets down with Rappahannock resident (and Carfax CEO) Dick Raines — and Bailey, the Theatre dog.
The gym is now open

The staff at Mountainside Physical Therapy gathers for a group shot as a reminder that the gym is now open for public use on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday mornings.
’Shroom time

Eight-year-old Washington resident Fielding Christopher, son of Jeremy and Amy, went mushroom hunting in the forest behind his house last month and discovered a whole beautiful platterful.
Stand by for camp

Outside the Country Cafe in Washington, this ready-to-go group of kids awaits the bus earlier this month to 4-H day camp at the 4-H center in Front Royal.
Shop like a fundraiser

If you Shop Like a Lion, you help benefit Rappahannock County’s vital volunteer fire and rescue squads. Rappahannock Lions Club member Richard Reidinger presents a $400 check earlier this month to Geraldine Payne, president of the Sperryville Volunteer Rescue Squad.
Sounds of the wild

The National Park Service, of course, was on hand Friday to introduce a bracing (and free) concert at the Theatre at Washington, part of a nationwide tour of “Music in the American Wild."
Where summer camp goes swimmingly

Belle Meade’s day camps and swim camps — now in their 23rd summer, according to camp directors Susan Hoffman and Mike Biniek — are underway at the school, farm and B&B on F.T. Valley Road south of Sperryville.
News with your coffee

With more than 20 engaged readers present, including several county and town office holders and a half-dozen artists, the discussion at the News’ monthly Fourth (Estate) Friday gathering last week at Sperryville’s Before & After cafe centered on the imminent…
WCDS’ published authors

Students in second and fourth grade are usually not published authors. But Wakefield Country Day School students, most of whom pose here, recently had a book they wrote published.
Holcomb’s history lessons

Scrabble School Preservation Foundation (SSPF) in May welcomed guests to the historic Rosenwald school, as Dorothy Lockett Holcomb of Farmville (left) stopped by, on her way to an appearance as keynote speaker at the Madison County Founders Dinner.
The good citizen

The Culpeper Minute Men Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution last month honored graduating RCHS senior Hannah Theresa Bennett with their Good Citizen Certificate.