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Rock Mills Road now closed until Sept. 2

The Rock Mills Road bridge over the Covington River, originally meant to reopen July 28 after its deck was replaced, will now be closed into the first week of September, four weeks after schools go back into session.
Thanks for ‘packing the bus’ — twice

On behalf of the Rappahannock County Public Schools, I would like to express my most sincere appreciation to the community for their response to the “Pack the Bus” donation drive for victims of the recent West Virginia flooding. With short…
On course

Captain Nate Handy of the Potomac River cruise ship Spirit of Mount Vernon gives a river navigation lesson to Starfish mentoring program participant Jonathan Jenkins and others during the Headwaters Starfish program’s recent field trip.
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.
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.
A spike in earnings

Pre-kindergarteners from Wakefield Country Day School visited the Luray Zoo recently and spent some time with their adopted friend, Snuggles the porcupine, for whom they'd helped raise money.
RCHS’ music programs worthy of support

On May 5, I attended a concert at Rappahannock County High School that featured the RCHS Jazz Ensemble and the RCHS Panther Concert Band. Both ensembles presented programs of musical diversity and dexterity much to the enjoyment of the audience.…