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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.
Maj. Settle goes to Richmond

The Virginia State Police last week promoted Rappahannock County native and Culpeper division criminal-investigations head Gary Settle to deputy director of VSP’s statewide Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) in Richmond.
Boom town

An Inn at Little Washington regular, apparently celebrating his wife’s birthday and his own successful fight against cancer, briefly but memorably changed the character of a quiet night in town last Saturday night.
Town resident joins Konick suit

Though the Washington Town Council conducted its business Monday night in another just-under-an-hour-long monthly meeting at town hall, most of the news from town again came from the other end of Gay Street — at the Circuit Court clerk’s office.
March for Lyme!

Flint Hill actress and singer-songwriter Olivia Maxwell, who suffers from chronic Lyme disease, has an idea to start a march — a huge march in D.C. with at least a million people, one day next May. The world needs to…
The Inn sues Konick, charges ‘abuse of process’

The Inn at Little Washington filed a countersuit in Rappahannock County Circuit Court last week seeking a monetary judgement and punitive damages of at least $100,000 against Rappahannock lawyer David Konick for his alleged “abuse of the legal process.”
Broadband Forum: a chance to set goals

Those involved in next week’s Broadband Forum — 5:30 p.m. next Wednesday, July 8 at the Rappahannock County High School auditorium — see the public discussion as the community’s opportunity to lay out its goals for broadband internet access. The…
Avon Hall draws a crowd again

Monday night, a dozen years after the town of Washington purchased what is now a nine-acre spread from the estate of the deceased William Carrigan, and almost a decade since the fireworks moved to Sperryville, a remarkably fond and thoughtful…
Fire-rescue refinements move forward

Meeting Tuesday night at an informal public work session attended primarily by volunteer fire-and-rescue officials, the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors agreed to move forward with some — but purposely not all — of the recommendations by JLN Associates.
Avon Hall ‘process’ begins Monday

The first of two public hearings — on the first of what town officials hope will be a number of proposals for possible uses of the town-owned Avon Hall estate — is next Monday night at 7 at the town…