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Cars have been fine-tuned, drivers completed trial runs, and pit crew are standing by as 10 young Rappahannock County drivers prepare for this weekend’s Soap Box Derby at Paul Bates Raceway in Culpeper County, sponsored by the Piedmont Area Soap Box Derby. Drivers compete in each division wi…

Virginia Delegate Michael J. Webert paid a visit to Rappahannock County High School last week, where he was greeted by principal Jimmy Swindler (left) and Dr. Shannon Grimsley, RCPS superintendent. Besides visiting classrooms, Webert had an opportunity to try out the glider desk in the “neur…

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A clear sky. Low 43F. Winds light and variable.


A clear sky. Low 43F. Winds light and variable.


Mainly sunny. High 71F. Winds light and variable.