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Rocky Marciano, who held the world boxing heavyweight title from 1952 to 1956, visits Pellegatta's restaurant in Bethlehem, Pa., operated by several generations of the Sperryville author's family, including his father, Ted Pellegatta, Sr.

Chilton G. Raiford of Amissville passed away on August 14, 2018 at the age of 95. Grace Raiford of Castleton, an eleventh grader at Rappahannock County High School and a statewide recognized playwright, penned the following homage to her grandfather while she sat with him just a few days bef…

Ruby Dwyer of Old Hollow celebrated her 90th birthday last Friday, January 19th. On Saturday, her three children — Kathy, Sam and Gary Dwyer — threw their mom a wonderful birthday party attended by dozens of her friends at Trinity Episcopal Church hall in Washington. A poem, written by Richa…

Scotland’s national poet and lyricist Robert Burns was honored with haggis and toasts Friday evening at Central Coffee Roasters in Sperryville. Among those sporting kilts for the annual affair of Rappahannock residents were (from left) Andrew Smith and Robert “Smiggy” Smith.



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