Inside this week’s News (July 30)

This week's headlines: Public comment sought for comp plan revision(s) • Broadband initiative, finance panel on Monday’s agenda • Mentoring young musicians at Castleton, and a final jazz concert weekend • An apology for pyrotechnical difficulties • The Rapp: El…
The Rapp for July 30

The PEC's photo contest is open, Sperryville's El Quijote is closed, Middle Street's members stay cool through August and a moonlight hike to Hawksbill (this Friday) in this week's The Rapp.
Off the map in Sperryville

At Reynolds Memorial Baptist Church in Sperryville last week, "Journey Off the Map” was the title of Vacation Bible School (VBS), and that included a mission to Africa for the students.
Hail fellows, well taught

The dozen fellows participating in this year’s Piedmont Environmental Council Fellowship Program toured the Jones Nature Preserve property near Washington earlier this month.
A Bear to lead the Lions

Former Rappahannock supervisor Bob Anderson, left, a 40-year member of the Lions Club, officially swears in Yogi Bear as the 2015-16 president of the Rappahannock Lions Club.
Meetings and notices for July 30

The Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors meets 2 p.m. Monday (Aug. 3) at the courthouse. Agenda includes: Fire levy bills; RRCSB FY16 report and resolutions; Broadband Forum, next steps; report of deputy county administrator; discussion of board finance committee; reassessment…
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.