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Virginia’s top transportation official on Sept. 30 declined the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors’ appeal that he reconsider reducing the speed limit on a U.S. Route 211 corridor in Sperryville near an entrance to Shenandoah National Park that’s been home to more than two dozen crashe…

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Chair of the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors Debbie Donehey signed a letter sent to the head of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) last week requesting the agency reconsider reducing the speed limit on a U.S. Route 211 corridor in Sperryville near an entrance to Shenandoah National Park that’s been home to more than two dozen crashes in recent years.

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On Sunday, the Culpeper Police Department says a man was "yelling suicidal statements" as he climbed the 250-foot-tall Verizon cell phone tower off Old Brandy Road. Officers were able to de-escalate the situation and the man was safely returned to the ground and transported to the hospital for a mental health evaluation and treatment of self-inflicted injuries.

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Townsfolk, family and friends paid tribute Sunday afternoon to the late Ray Gooch, 82, longtime Town Council member and one of the town’s beloved residents, in a memorial carriage walk through the streets he walked daily and so loved. Led by a bagpiper and horse-drawn carriage, mourners walk…