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Johnson takes top honors at Leesburg Business Awards
LoudounTimes.com / 2013-05-16T21:45:34+00:00
Leesburg honored its booming small business industry May 15 at the 12th Annual Leesburg Business Awards at the ProJet Aviation Hangar at Leesburg Executive Airport.
This week’s Rappahannock News (May 16)
RappNews.com / Thu, 16 May 2013 19:45:47 +0000
This week's headlines: School board eyes 10 buses || Gun report, social media post lock down schools || Prosecutors seek to revoke bond in Deal murder case || The Rapp for May 16 || Town funds cleanup, weighs B&B changes || Editorial: 'It's scary!' || and lots more.
New health care plan for LCPS employees: how does it stack up?
LoudounTimes.com / 2013-05-16T18:03:21+00:00
Part-time employees in the Loudoun County Public School system breathed a sigh of relief when they were grandfathered past a new policy that provides no health benefits for employees working under 20 hours a week.
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.
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 contractPage 1 of 8 pages 1 2 3 > Last »
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.
The Rapp for May 16
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…