Record closed for the holidays

This issue of the Rappahannock Record is the final one for 2017. The staff will now take its usual holiday week off and the next issue will appear on January 4, 2018.

The office will close at noon today and reopen at 9 a.m. Friday, December 29. It will be closed again on New Year’s Day and reopen on January 2.

News items may be emailed to and advertising may be emailed to To contact staff members via email or phone messages, use the directory printed on page A2.

We thank all of our readers and advertisers for their support in 2017, and we wish each a Merry Christmas and bountiful New Year.