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Our internet and telephone were out for six days this past week. Life slowed down to a tip toe. We no longer could reach across the county and across the world, read online, or research our pressing concerns. We could not listen to the radio station in Wheeling, W.V., where my husband grew u…

The 22nd Taste of Rappahannock was held on Saturday, September 7th at the Miller Barn. The event funds two-thirds of all of the educational programs that Headwaters offers to local students and contributes to its scholarship fund. The event was led off with a speech by Virginia Wyatt, the 20…

I did not attend the last Planning Commission Meeting because I had no idea the first preliminary review of the cell tower applications would escalate into calling for a hearing at their next meeting . . . before the two applications had been carefully evaluated for completeness and accuracy…

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