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I am thrilled to see our communities dialogue in “Breaking the Cycle” by Randy Rieland. I wanted to add the following terms into the conversation: trauma, generational trauma, overlooked childhood trauma, an integrated health and wellness curriculum, holistic alternatives and nature. 

Former Rappahannock High School teacher, administrator, and assistant/acting superintendent; former treasurer and chair of the Child Care and Learning Center (CCLC); former chair of Headwaters and a Starfish mentor; former chair of Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Services Board; currently ser…

Last month, while applauding the progress and potential of driverless cars, Elaine Chao, the head of the U.S. Department of Transportation herself, pointed out that rural America shouldn’t be left behind when it comes to taking advantage of the revolutionary technology. “Not everyone lives d…

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Sun and clouds mixed. High 39F. Winds light and variable.


Partly cloudy skies early will give way to cloudy skies late. Areas of freezing rain possible late. Low 26F. Winds light and variable.


Freezing rain early...changing to rain in the afternoon. Precipitation will be light. High 41F. Winds light and variable. Chance of precip 70%.