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Narmada Winery owner Sudha Patil, holding the large scissors in the center, and her proud family were joined by Rappahannock County Administrator Garrey Curry (far right) and other dignitaries and guests for the winery’s 10th anniversary ribbon cutting ceremony this past weekend in Amissville. 

On Friday, 32 Mille Miglia drivers and their passengers wound their way through Rappahannock County, stopping briefly in Washington to have their rally passports stamped by local race “officials” — Mayor Fred Catlin (blue jacket, far right), Administrator Garrey Curry (red jacket), and Busin…

VDOT has finally made it official — signs posted on Routes 211 and 522 warn that large tractor-trailer trucks are now prohibited from using narrow Ben Venue Road unless they have a local purpose. Residents reached out to VDOT in 2018, complaining about the number of large trucks using the wi…

New and returning students to Rappahannock County Elementary School, including second grader Madelyn Chapman happily skipping down the hallway here, were more than excited to try out the new Commit to Be Fit Sensory Path that winds its way through not one but two of the school’s hallways. 

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