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The (CJ)Review is in

It's Thanksgiving week here in the foothills of Virginia. We have much to be thankful for at Foothills Forum and Rappahannock County -- a great place to live, warm friends who care about our future, growing support from our community. But for a three-year-old startup...

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Making the case for the Broadband Committee Survey

An email from Mike Mahoney arrived yesterday, making a truly cogent case for why the survey backed by the volunteer Rappahannock County Broadband Committee is important. (I completed the survey in less than 10 minutes over the weekend). Mike sent it to the...

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An important new topic: Rural healthcare

It is quite encouraging to see Foothills Forum among the 17 one-year grantees announced this week by our friends at the PATH Foundation. PATH has funded, in full, our request to undertake a research and reporting project on aging, transportation and health in...

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Rappahannock News wins Virginia Press honors

Rappahannock News wins Virginia Press honors The Rappahannock News received several top awards at last weekend’s annual Virginia Press Association convention near Richmond, including being the smallest newspaper in the state recognized with a “Best in Show” honor. All...

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Civil consideration of our county’s future

+ Opinion. By Bud Meyer, Foothills Forum chair If there are doubts about how many people care about the beauty of Rappahannock County, its agricultural base and its economic future, Sunday afternoon's forum dispelled them quickly. Despite a 2 p.m. Sunday start time...

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Summer Interns, Apply Within

Are you a budding journalist with multimedia chops?  If so, this opportunity is right in your viewfinder.  Imagine yourself interning this summer at a small weekly newspaper in the jewel of Virginia — Rappahannock County. You could really make your mark in this...

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Serve your community on broadband committee

The Rappahannock Board of Supervisors has announced a search for county residents willing to volunteer for an ad hoc broadband committee. Compliments to County Administrator Debbie Keyser for proposing the committee. Citizens interested in serving should send a cover...

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Spotlight on a rare double bill

Imagine watching the recent big-screen release of Sully, then hanging out and chatting about heroism with Capt. Chesley Sullenberger himself. Sort of a cool double feature, right? That kind of twin bill lies ahead Friday when Washington Post executive editor Martin...

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