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Almost two months after the Rappahannock County Republican Party censured Rep. Denver Riggleman, accusing the freshman GOP lawmaker of abandoning party principles, leading Republicans in the 5th Congressional District have chosen a convention over a primary to choose their Capitol Hill nomin…

Fall Art Tour weekends don’t get any better than this one. Ideal sunshine and glorious color combined with the efforts of our talented artists, gallery owners, organizers, volunteers, and community members to make for a stand-out 15th Annual Tour. 

Although I no longer live in the Jackson district I firmly believe that each member of the Board of Supervisors, individually, has the ability to affect the way of life of every resident in Rappahannock County regardless of their voting district.

Mary Graham is in her fourth year at the office of the Commissioner of the Revenue. During that time she has been promoted from the lowest ranking member, sitting at the coldest desk, to the Commissioner’s inner sanctum, all with the enthusiastic endorsement of her colleagues.

I just want to warn voters that our current state representative Mike Webert voted to kill a bill that would ban stalkers and various violent offenders from owning firearms. On top of that, after two mass shootings in Virginia this year, he and his fellow Republicans refused to consider one …

In my 2016 annual Christmas letter to my friends I suggested that the election of Donald Trump and the UK decision to exit the European Union (Brexit) had more to do with wealth inequality, which back then and still now keeps increasing over these last 40 years.

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Partly cloudy this evening then becoming cloudy with periods of freezing drizzle after midnight. Low 26F. Winds light and variable.

Tonight

Partly cloudy this evening then becoming cloudy with periods of freezing drizzle after midnight. Low 26F. Winds light and variable.

Tomorrow

A mix of rain and freezing rain in the morning. Light rain in the afternoon. High 41F. Winds light and variable. Chance of precip 80%.