The Board of Supervisors hears comments about the draft fiscal-year 2017 budget from residents and county officials.
Unspoiled Rappahannock confronts spotty cellphones, an aging population, fire and rescue services, taxes
Our country is deeply divided. Our county is not. Given today’s national news, this in itself is big news.
Whatever folks make of the Foothills Forum survey, one fact is irrefutable: a lot of residents filled it out.
An unedited video of the April 12, 2016, Rappahannock County School Board meeting
A recording of the Monday, April 11, Washington Town Council meeting.
Rappahannock County Administrator John W. McCarthy has announced his retirement, effective June 30, 2016, after 30 years of service to Rappahannock County
Rappahannock County Deputy Administrator Debbie Keyser recommended to the Board of Supervisors Monday that it start saving money for what many believe is inevitable: the county’s first paid emergency responder.
With temperatures rising into the 70s, and the county budget building process underway, things got hot in the crowded courthouse in Washington.
Town Attorney John Bennett, the selling agent for the 12-acre Avon Hall property, has entered into negotiations with an undisclosed party who has expressed “serious” interest in parts of the property.
How Rappahannock County voted in the 2016 Virginian Primary
The School Board hosted a public hearing on the public school budget last Thursday night (Feb. 18) in the high school auditorium, allowing Superintendent Donna Matthews to present the current “state of the schools” and to outline her goals for…
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton trounced Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in Virginia’s Democratic presidential primary election on Tuesday, and billionaire businessman Donald Trump narrowly defeated Florida Sen. Marco Rubio in the Republican contest.
Providing Internet access to rural Virginia today is as important as running electricity to those same areas was in the ’30s and ’40s, according to Democratic Fifth District Congressional candidate Jane Dittmar.
The current county volunteer fire and rescue system may be in peril. There is serious concern among local authorities that the increasingly rigorous training demands from the state, coupled with an aging fire and rescue volunteer population, are challenging the…
Don’t shoot the messenger, Town Attorney John Bennett sighed after 45 minutes of discussion of a potential use of the 12-acre Avon Hall property, which just went on the market at last month’s Town Council meeting. The Council considered Monday…