In response to a request by Jackson district supervisor Ron Frazier earlier this month, Rappahannock County’s supervisors will consider at their Aug. 3 meeting the creation of a finance committee to analyze county expenses and plan for future annual budgets.
This week's edition: County will consider a finance committee • Supreme Court: Inn session • Maj. Settle goes to Richmond • Boom town • The Rapp: Fourth (Estate) Friday and all that jazz • Letters: Sharing food, near-death stories and…
Fourth (Estate) Friday tomorrow, all that jazz (at Castleton the next two weekends and in Flint Hill Sept. 19), monochrome photos in Sperryville, a new Rappahannock coloring book and more in The Rapp.
This footnote to history just in from The Inn at Little Washington: Shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its marriage-equality decision, three of the "Supremes" had no dissents about dinner at The Inn.
A couple of new-to-Rappahannock County residents appear excited to get to know the pastures at Heritage Hollow Farm in Sperryville last week.
What do you do when you find a skink, with eggs, in an inconvenient location?
Richard Brady hopes your canning is going as well as can be expected — though it is surely quicker and cooler work than it was for his mother's generation.
Walter Nicklin on how the stories go at his first visit to the “Death Café,” where there's a special, shared intimacy that seems only possible, ironically enough, among strangers.
Rep. Robert Hurt on why Dodd-Frank has not, in practice, fulfilled any of its worthy ambitions but in fact done quite the opposite — inflicted harm on the American people.
Former USDA conservationist Robert Whitescarver believes “well-managed” farmland should not be taxed, as it provides more services for the public than it receives.
My name is Elle and I’m a year-old border collie/Australian shepherd mix, which means I’m “smarter than your average bear” and looking for a home where I can be “worked."
After waiting nearly three weeks to learn where their sentences for complicity in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln were to be served, Samuel Mudd, Edman Spangler, Michael O’Laughlen and Samuel Arnold were taken to a ship and there learned their…
Almost 1,500 Virginia livestock farmers have signed up for state cost-share funding to install conservation practices on their farms.
April 22, 1976 The Early Birds of Amissville have been just that — working early and late to prepare a new diamond for the baseball games scheduled this season. The Early Birds are sponsored by Early’s Carpet Sales and Service…
Home/land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office July 11-17: Hampton Walter J. Rabe Jr. and Dorothy J. Rabe, trustees or their successors in trust under the Walter J. Rabe…
The Washington Planning Commission meets for its regular July session at 7 p.m. this Monday (July 27) at town hall. Agenda includes the Comp Plan review. Hearthstone School’s summer camp (for ages 3-12) is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July…