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Rappahannock County

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  • Castleton Festival announces 2014 season of opera, concerts

    Castleton Festival announces 2014 season of opera, concerts
    With frigid temperatures and patches of snow and ice all over Baltimore, it's even more fun to contemplate the just-announced 2014 Castleton Festival, since one thing you can count on at this engaging enterprise deep in Virginia's Rappahannock County is...
  • Castleton Festival packs big attractions into fifth season

    Castleton Festival packs big attractions into fifth season
    If you haven't yet taken the drive into sweet Virginia countryside to sample the Castleton Festival, this sure looks like a good year to make the trip. The fifth annual festival, held on the sprawling grounds of conductor Lorin Maazel's estate in...
  • Castleton Festival keeps growing

    Castleton Festival keeps growing
    The most atmospheric way to experience the Castleton Festival, which opens Saturday, is to travel down to Virginia's Rappahannock County and catch opera productions or orchestra concerts on the spacious, idyllic estate of celebrated conductor Lorin...
  • Automotive writer spends three days in jail for speeding

    Automotive writer spends three days in jail for speeding
    We’ve all done it. You get a brand new sports car with insane performance specs and the most sensitive accelerator and such form-hugging handling that you are impelled to push it. The car wants you to. Not speeding in a new sports car is much...
  • Open season for Bay Rivers football

    Open season for Bay Rivers football
    The field was newly lined, the helmets bore nary a scratch and various cones and pads were strategically placed for the players to run through or around. The only thing missing from Bruton High's first football practice was, well, a football. As crucial...
  • Bay Rivers, Peninsula District football coaches stress fundamentals on first day of practice

    The field was newly lined, the helmets bore nary a scratch, and various cones and pads were strategically placed for the players to run through or around. The only thing missing from Bruton High's first football practice was, well, a football. As...
  • Inside the BRD: Terrence Johnson back as defensive coordinator at Bruton High

    Terrence Johnson, who was the defensive coordinator for the Bruton High football team that reached the 2009 Group AA Division 3 state championship game, is back at that position on the Panthers' staff. Johnson will teach physical education at Bruton,...
  • Virginia wines: how a few vineyards are putting the state on the fine-winery map

    Virginia wines: how a few vineyards are putting the state on the fine-winery map
    Thomas Jefferson was a failure. Yes, the man did some good work, writing the Declaration of Independence and running the country as our third president. Monticello is fairly impressive, too. But there is no way around it: As a winemaker, Jefferson was a...
  • 11:59 p.m. Tuesday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results, pairings (including complete VHSL football regional matchups)

    Girls volleyball Group 5A South Region quarterfinals: Lee-Davis d. L.C. Bird 3-2. Atlee d. Manchester 3-0. Princess Anne d. Menchville 25-6, 25-10, 25-11. Kellam d. Hickory 25-18, 25-15, 25-19. Group 4A South Region semifinals: Jamestown d. Churchland...
  • Virginia Arts Festival economic impact survey brings positive results

    Virginia Arts Festival economic impact survey brings positive results
    The Virginia Arts Festival got welcoming news from a recent economic impact study it commissioned. The festival hired a Philadelphia firm, Tourism Economics, to look at 2012 attendance figures and the economic impact locals and out-of-town visitors...
  • This weekend's scores (updated through Friday night)

    (from VirginiaPreps.com): Thursday Hampton 41 Warwick 0 Nandua 40 Arcadia 0 Phoebus 43 Denbigh 6 York 28 New Kent 0 Friday Mostly public: Abingdon 26 Lebanon 0 Altavista 49 Nelson County 6 Amelia County 42 Bluestone 29 Battlefield 45 Freedom...
  • This weekend's football scores

    (compiled by VirginiaPreps.com) Thursday: Granby 21 Wilson 20 Hampton 42 Denbigh 0 Heritage (Newport News) 30 Woodside 26 Friday: Public: Alleghany 47 James River (Buchanan) 26 Altavista 48 William Campbell 33 Amelia County 35 Randolph-Henry 21...