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Not the greatest travel day

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Rapp music

Photo by Ruthie Windsor-Mann

Fall freeze

Castleton resident and photographer Gary Anthes said last week was the earliest in the season he’d ever seen his farm pond freeze over.

Your Next Best Friend: Jay

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Planners delay affordable housing permit

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Nov. 20
A People Inc. spokesman describes the community action organization's Sperryville project Wednesday night.

People Inc.’s application to build a 28-unit affordable housing complex at the site of the vacant Sperryville Emporium was tabled until January by the Rappahannock County Planning Commission Wednesday night.
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150 Years Ago This Week: March to the sea, and eloquence misplaced

Alexander Hay Ritchie engraving via U.S. Library of Congress

On Monday, Nov. 14, 1864, Maj. Gen. William Sherman and his 62,000 men were in and around Atlanta, preparing to depart for the Atlantic coast, while the cavalry was already on the move.
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New roots in Sperryville

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Nov. 13
By Cathie Shiff

In memorium

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Nov. 13
By Cathie Shiff

Orchard outlook

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Nov. 13
By Cathie Shiff

Gallery central

Photo by E. Raymond Boc

Off-street treats

Photo by Ruthie Windsor-Mann

Salsa Halloween

Photo by E. Raymond Boc

Turkey run?

Photo by E. Raymond Boc

Faith, charity . . . pantry

Photo by Kathy Eggers

Photos: Burning . . . Mask

By Joy Lorien

Photos: The fields of fall

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Oct. 30
By Roger Piantadosi/Rappahannock News

Photo: It’s a wrap

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Your next best friend: Mickey

Mickey

I’m Mickey, and I’m a “feist,” a breed developed in the U.S. to hunt squirrels. I love to play, especially to fetch stuff, and get along well with other dogs and cats. I’ve given up hunting, and RAWL is looking for a good home for me.
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522 reopens after early morning tanker crash

After a tanker crashed on U.S. 522, steam rises from a spilled asphalt compound in the Boston area of Rappahannock Monday morning.

Authorities reopened U.S. 522 in the Boston area of Rappahannock County at about noon today, after a tanker overturned early this morning, causing a spill of emulsified asphalt and closing the two-lane highway between Sperryville and Culpeper for close to six hours.
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Photo: Sperryville ace

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Your Next Best Friend: Winnie

Winnie

My name’s Winnie, and I’m a German short-haired pointer mix, about a year old.
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Photo: Amissville spread

By Tom Woolman

Photo: Familiar scene

Photo by Bill Williams

Photo: The war on drug demand

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Photo: Trail wags dog

Photo by Patricia Want

Photos: Life on the hill

Photo by Roger Piantadosi

Photo: Panther, meet mule

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UVA Medical Center, CRH finalize partnership

Greg Napps, acting CEO, Mort Chiles, MD, vice president of Medical Staff Services, and Mary Kay Campbell, interim director of Marketing and Strategic Relations, display the new UVA Culpeper Hospital flag, while Tom McCoy, manager of Security/Emergency Management, assists during Friday’s ceremony to celebrate the finalized partnership.

The University of Virginia Medical Center and Culpeper Regional Health System have finalized an agreement for UVA to become the sole member of Culpeper Regional Hospital.
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Photo: Saturday crash

Miraculously, no one was seriously injured in this head-on crash.

Photos: Agritourist draw

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Photo: Derby doings

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Photo: Handmade with caution

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Oct. 2
Photo by Matt Wingfield

SCBI lecture series resumes Oct. 1

Smithsonian scientists and other conservation professionals resume a free Wednesday-night lecture series at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute’s (SCBI) new Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation, which is cosponsoring the series starting Oct. 1.
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VDOT Traffic Update

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VDOT's summary of highway work scheduled in Rappahannock County during the upcoming week.
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Photos: The river rules

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Sept. 25
Locating the Rappahannock watershed on a map. Photo by Matt Wingfield

Photo: The Leo lineup

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Photo: Constitution Week

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Photos: Troop movement

Photo by Don Audette

Photo: Tomato time  

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Photo: Scouting out the steam train

Photo by Roger Pierson
 
 

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