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Washington column for June 23

Maple Hill Lane reunion Warm weather signaled the start of family reunions and gatherings. Today’s families, more than ever, need to relax and spend more time together. Put down those tech gadgets and rejoice in one another. Time goes by…
Washington column for June 26

Tula’s deep-woods mural Walking through the doors of Tula’s last week, I was so inspired by the deep woods painting on both sides of the hallway leading to the restrooms that I ask a lady in the restaurant who was…
Washington column for June 2

Graduation celebration Graduation is an exciting time for your son or daughter. It’s both an ending and a beginning For Austin Ray Huff, son of Danny and Hope Huff of Washington, it was a happy time Friday night, walking across…
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…