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County will consider a finance committee

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.
Inside this week’s News (July 23)

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…
The Rapp for July 23

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.
Supreme Court: Inn session

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.
150 Years Ago This Week: Straight out to sea

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…
Down Memory Lane for July 23

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…
Courthouse Row for July 23

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…
Meetings and notices for July 23

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…