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The Rappahannock County community runs smoothly because of many people — elected officials, business owners, front-line staff workers, and many more. But behind the scenes, there are hundreds of volunteers who contribute thousands of hours to making this county a better place to live. These …

The Rappahannock Senior Center at the Scrabble School held a “Glamour Shots” Day last week, with makeovers by Cynthia Stamps and photography by Joy Canton. The participants had a grand time (as you can see) with accessories on loan from Myra Williams and her daughters, Brenda Watkevich and C…

Reports of disagreement and dispiriting behavior by humans around the world — including right here in Rappahannock — are ever harder to avoid. If you have a smartphone, in fact, you can probably find several apps that will notify you 24-7 of repugnant events in your area, with a pleasant bel…

Posing with the ladies of the Rappahannock Senior Center after delivering the club’s donation check before Christmas are Rappahannock Lions President Gordon Axelson (second from left), member Bob Anderson and secretary Jim Manwaring.

Jennifer Schmehl and her daughter Ginger Mae (foreground) were among a number of people who attended the Community Concert and Lunch last Wednesday (Nov. 20) at the Senior Center in the Historic Scrabble Schoolhouse in Castleton. The popular local trio Mandalele — otherwise known as Lorraine…

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