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$750K contract signed for Avon Hall

The town of Washington has found buyers for its Avon Hall estate who intend to fix it up, in a historically sensitive manner that is not new to them — and to live there, and to even invite the rest…
Preservation or change: the perennial debate

Recent actions by the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals have brought into sharp focus the perennial debate among residents about the future character of the county.
Reflections on Rappahannock…

In the interest of community-sharing and in the second of an occasional series, Rappahannock News’ Walter Nicklin does a Q&A with Bill Fletcher of Sperryville.
Supervisors’ marathon Monday

The five members of the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors seated themselves in the courthouse at 2 p.m. Monday and, with the exception of one dinner break and another 10-minute restroom break, did not rise again until 9 p.m.
The keys to the county

John McCarthy, Rappahannock’s county administrator for the past 30 years, last Friday passed on the keys — to his office, and the county’s administration — to his former deputy, Debbie Keyser.
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.