DARE to have fun

A few pictures from DARE Day, the annual chance for youngsters and others at Rappahannock Elementary to see firsthand what emergency responders do, which went off without a hitch last Friday.
Your Next Best Friend: Lindsay

My name is Lindsay and the RAWL people think I might be mostly Brittany Spaniel or maybe King Charles (or Queen Charlotte, in my case). But I’m really not high-falutin’ enough to be of royal lineage.
Another successful business social

Not to be outdone by Sperryville, Businesses of Rappahannock’s most recent networking social in Little Washington was a huge success! Always happy to support our local nonprofits, we were happy when the Rappahannock Historical Society offered to host the event.…
Meetings and notices for May 26

Foothills Forum Board meets at 10 a.m. today (Thursday, May 26) in the 4-H Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Kramer Building in Washington. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 540-675-1207. Memorial Day closings: All Rappahannock County…
Fire and rescue calls for May 26

Tuesday, May 17 9:23 a.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 11:06 a.m. — Nethers Road, Sperryville, difficulty breathing, companies 1 and 7 7:02 p.m. — Lee Highway, Sperryville, chest pain, 1 and 7 9:57 p.m. — Tiger Valley…
RappU and me: A match made in heaven

When my husband and I bought a weekend home in Rappahannock County, I wondered how we would get the opportunity to meet new people. When RappU published a list of course offerings, I decided to see if there was anything…
A spike in earnings

Pre-kindergarteners from Wakefield Country Day School visited the Luray Zoo recently and spent some time with their adopted friend, Snuggles the porcupine, for whom they'd helped raise money.
RCHS’ music programs worthy of support

On May 5, I attended a concert at Rappahannock County High School that featured the RCHS Jazz Ensemble and the RCHS Panther Concert Band. Both ensembles presented programs of musical diversity and dexterity much to the enjoyment of the audience.…
The Rapp for May 19

Devin Day's Tony-nominated adventures in NYC; Joe Whited's other Washington will have to wait; Culpeper Medical's 'A' for safety; RAAC sees 'RED'; and more in this week's The Rapp.
Many thanks, from Kid Pan Alley

Kid Pan Alley wants to thank everyone who participated in the Give Local Piedmont event held May 3-4. The true dedication and passion of this community was visible as the donations continued to rise into the second day of the…
Meetings and notices for May 19

The Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors meets at 7 p.m. Monday (May 23) at the courthouse for a public hearing on the county budget, the last opportunity to provide feedback on the fiscal year 2017 budget scheduled to be adopted…