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Of stones and words

Rappahannock County is blessed with an abundance of interesting individuals doing interesting things, often not widely known. In the interest of community-sharing and in the first of an occasional series, Rappahannock News’ Walter Nicklin does a Q&A with Flint Hill’s…
Letter: Oppose the ‘Airbnd bills’

I ask that you oppose the proposed Limited Residential Lodging Act. Years ago, in choosing to live on agricultural property bounded by similarly zoned neighboring properties in rural Rappahannock County, my family and I chose the bucolic over the expedient,…
Please help the babies

Last year, I visited the Kings Children’s Home in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. I hand delivered donated funds to this home for abandoned and abused babies from Trinity Church, individual parishioners, family members, and many other Rappahannockers.
The 2016 election in Rappahannock

We’re still months away from the Big Vote this fall, but several key election-related events will happen in February and March. A rundown from Rappahannock County Director of Elections Kimberly McKiernan.
Letter: Legislators: Review pipeline proposals

A number of Republican and Democrat Virginia legislators — 15 so far — have proposed to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that it conduct a comprehensive review of the cumulative regional environmental and possibly adverse economic impacts of having…
Break bread with a Muslim

His name is Emir Abdelkader, which means “servant of God.” As a theocrat, he is a John Winthrop; as a father of his country, a George Washington, and as a chivalrous warrior who fought the good fight but did not…