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‘It’s time for a new beginning and expanded presenceThat’s Rappahannock County’s new slogan courtesy of Businesses of Rappahannock (BOR), a local community organization dedicated to promoting the county’s various small and growing businesses. The slogan is part of a new rebranding campaign aimed at putting Rappahannock County on the map — literally.

Nearly a year into the coronavirus pandemic, the federal government is continuing to dispense monetary assistance for businesses hit by the economic downturn and widespread restrictions on their operations. But banks servicing Rappahannock County say the uptake has been slower this time than with the first round of assistance last April, when businesses flooded them with applications and overloaded their online systems.



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