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Washington column for May 26

Celebrating 50 years of sisterhood Eight sisters of Chi Omega sorority joined Laura Overstreet at her home in Washington May 11-17 for a reunion celebrating 50 years since their pledge days together at Florida State University. The women enjoyed a…
Washington column for May 12

Relay for Life Walkathon Let’s not forget our annual Relay for Life walkathon this coming weekend (May 14-15) at Rappahannock County Elementary School. Starting Saturday at 3 p.m. with Survivor Registration, there’s a Survivor Reception at 4 p.m. with music…
Washington column for May 5

 Congressional Art Competition For the past several years, Robert H. Ballard has been asked to judge Virginia’s 5th District’s school arts contest, the Congressional Art Competition, sponsored by the members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Since the competition began…
Washington column for Feb. 18

The Rappahannock Historical Society is hosting renowned teacher and scholar Carole Nash, Ph.D, a specialist in the archaeology of the Appalachians, who will present a program titled, At the Edge of the Endless Mountains: Native American Settlement in Rappahannock County.
Washington column for Dec. 24

Take pleasure in the Christmas season. Be merry like the song say and sing the Christmas carols for all the joy that their words convey and the memories they bring back.
Washington column for Dec. 17

  Town party a success Nearly 100 folks who live and work in town gathered Sunday evening for Washington’s annual holiday party. The town hall looked especially beautiful, dressed up with running cedar greenery, wreaths and candles in the windows…
Washington column for Dec. 10

Christmas Spirit It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas Ev’rywhere you go; Take a look through the town With Christmas trees aglow. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, Garlands string everywhere But the prettiest sight to see…
Washington column for Dec. 3

Shopping at CFC With Thanksgiving behind us and the Christmas holiday right around the corner, it’s so easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday and forget to give thanks for all the gifts each…
Washington: A day for thanks

It’s Thanksgiving, and for most of us this holiday conjures up memories or anticipation of such traditions as the huge Thanksgiving dinner with dressing, cranberry sauce, famous pumpkin pie and someone carving the turkey. It’s a time we travel “over…