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Gun report, social media post lock down schools
RappNews.com / Thu, 16 May 2013 17:40:00 +0000
Whatever term you use – the law-enforcement phrase “lockdown” or the school superintendent’s preferred “shelter in place” – both of Rappahannock County’s schools were in the middle of it for about 30 minutes two weeks ago.
Prosecutors seek to revoke bond in Deal murder case
RappNews.com / Thu, 16 May 2013 17:30:51 +0000
Fauquier County prosecutors want a murder suspect with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head committed to a hospital for 24-hour care. The Fauquier Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office filed an emergency motion to revoke the bond of Judy Kay Deal and to have her committed to Western State Hospital. A circuit judge will consider the motion today (Thursday, May 16).
Crime and Courts for May 16
RappNews.com / Thu, 16 May 2013 17:00:16 +0000
Castleton resident Ethan Cody Newcamp was issued a bond by Judge J. Gregory Ashwell in Rappahannock County District Court Tuesday morning (May 14). The 19-year-old Newcamp, who is charged with one count each of grand larceny and entering a house to commit assault and battery, has a trial date June 4.
Loudoun on display
LoudounTimes.com / 2013-05-16T16:02:40+00:00
More than 8,000 are expected to tour Loudoun's farms.
Airports Authority awards Rail to Dulles Phase Two contract
LoudounTimes.com / 2013-05-16T15:35:16+00:00
Capital Rail is a joint venture between Clark Construction Group and Kiewit Infrastructure South. The group was awarded the contract for approximately $1.18 billion Tuesday.
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RappNews.com / Thu, 16 May 2013 15:30:07 +0000
Rappahannock's annual Relay for Life this weekend, "Uncle Vanya" takes the stage at the RAAC Theatre, Canadian pianist Audrey Andrist returns to the Theatre at Washington, the Public House is throwing its first summer festival, R.H. Ballard is honored in a reader's poll and Spicy Plum Chutney makes waves in this week's Rapp column.
Editorial: ‘It’s scary!’
RappNews.com / Thu, 16 May 2013 15:00:22 +0000
The temperature has gone wildly up and down the past week or so in Rappahannock County – the subject of much local conversation, though par for the course for a Virginia springtime. Meanwhile, another measurement reached a record high a few days ago but went largely unnoticed, much less remarked upon.
RCHS scholarship award winners
RappNews.com / Thu, 16 May 2013 14:45:04 +0000
At the annual scholarship awards assembly held May 2 at the Rappahannock County High School, 32 RCHS seniors received scholarships worth more than $70,000.
Photo: DARE to change
RappNews.com / Thu, 16 May 2013 14:30:55 +0000
Nathan Corbin, a Rappahannock native who now calls Fairfax County home, delivers an emotional but upbeat talk Monday at Rappahannock County Elementary School’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program graduation ceremony. As past and current DARE officers, respectively, Jeff Brown (left) and Robbie Fincham, listened along with a roomful of fifth-graders, the sheriff and other deputies (several of whom had tears in their eyes), Corbin spoke of his slow road to recovery after crashing his car into a tree on U.S. 522 late one December night in 2003 – an accident that killed his younger brother, Dylan (and to which Fincham, a road deputy, was first to respond). “I realized what I needed to be doing with my life a little late,” said Corbin, speaking of the years of substance abuse and stints in jail that he said followed the tragedy. “But you all can decide now on a path that doesn’t…
Photo: Gear not! Recycle that stuff Saturday.
RappNews.com / Thu, 16 May 2013 14:30:54 +0000
As a fundraiser for the Rappahannock Animal Welfare League, RAWL board members Laurie Smith and Mark Reinhardt have organized an electronics recycling drop off at RAWL’s shelter (160 Weaver Rd., Amissville, next to the landfill) from 9 to 1 this Saturday (May 18). By the time you get there, Mark, good sport that he is, should have extricated himself from this exemplary pile of unwanted gear – so bring more: old computers, phones, cables, game consoles, cables and wiring, flat-screen monitors or TVs, speakers, tools. Don’t bring CRT monitors, non-flat-screen TVs or floor-model copiers (the last for the sake of Mark’s continued good health, as well as the recycling company’s rules, which you can check out at alcrecycling.wordpress.com). Proceeds benefit the RAWL shelter.