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Who’s getting more money?

Rappahannock County Deputy Administrator Debbie Keyser recommended to the Board of Supervisors Monday that it start saving money for what many believe is inevitable: the county’s first paid emergency responder.
Avon Hall, in negotiations

Town Attorney John Bennett, the selling agent for the 12-acre Avon Hall property, has entered into negotiations with an undisclosed party who has expressed “serious” interest in parts of the property.
Clinton, Trump Win in Virginia

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton trounced Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in Virginia’s Democratic presidential primary election on Tuesday, and billionaire businessman Donald Trump narrowly defeated Florida Sen. Marco Rubio in the Republican contest.
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…
35 homes at Avon Hall? ’No, thank you’

Don’t shoot the messenger, Town Attorney John Bennett sighed after 45 minutes of discussion of a potential use of the 12-acre Avon Hall property, which just went on the market at last month’s Town Council meeting. The Council considered Monday…