For three decades, The Country Cafe’s David Huff has taken pride in being the owner and chef of “the locals’ place,” where no item on the breakfast, lunch or dinner menu isn’t a bargain or any tables sit empty for long.
There are unique opportunities for economic growth in Rappahannock that don’t entail an increase in population, but realizing such potential hinges on county elected officials getting on board.
It was only a few weeks ago that Theresa Wood, president of Businesses of Rappahannock, sent out word that BOR, in partnership with destinations leader Lou Hammond Group and the Virginia Tourism Corporation, had secured a media visit to the county from Abbe Baker, digital editor for the Mich…
Like many who “accidentally” discover Rappahannock, Craig Batchelor was introduced to the county well over a decade ago and was instantly captivated by its bucolic charm. As a Washington, D.C.-based attorney, he enjoyed escaping the hustle and bustle on weekends, visiting his brother in his …
If you’ve always wanted to take a peek inside the Virginia Chutney Company, the leading artisanal producer of all natural chutneys and pepper jellies in the old Aileen plant in Flint Hill, now is your chance.
The controversy surrounding “blackamoor” art has crossed the pond into Rappahannock County — and more specifically The Inn at Little Washington.
Business tends to be slow in Rappahannock in February, but it was a busy evening at Gadino Cellars on Tuesday (Feb. 20). More than 60 people showed up, traded ideas and had fun at Businesses of Rappahannock’s quarterly networking event. The group will solely use the “Businesses of Rappahanno…
A Rappahannock News – Foothills Forum Special ReportAs the county prepares to adopt minor changes to its Comprehensive Plan, major challenges remain to the delicate balance that keeps Rappahannock unique. Part one of this two-part series can be found here
The Washington Town Council elected council member Mary Ann Kuhn as the town’s new vice mayor at Monday night’s (Jan. 9) regular monthly session, during which it also heard an update on the Inn at Little Washington’s Middle Street stub parking lot, landscape and post office renovations.
Appleton Campbell, the Warrenton-based home services contractor, has earned the industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of customer service to members for the sixth year in a row.
The Shops at Ginger Hill were the setting for the recent Businesses of Rappahannock Biz Link Networking Social. The crowd of 60-plus business owners (plus the mayor of Washington and county supervisor John Lesinski) enjoyed wines from Gadino Cellars and pizzas from Rudy’s Pizza in Sperryvill…
The Washington Post Office is moving into the 21st century (like it or not), but not moving from the corner of Main and Middle streets.
Owner Lorraine Early accommodated an eagerly anticipated cake slicing Monday afternoon as Early’s Carpet celebrated its 50-year anniversary with an open house. Early poses with two of the longtime employees of the Amissville business: Roy Burke (left) has worked for Early’s for 37 years; his…
As you pass through Amissville on U.S. 211, you will see a brick rambler — you have seen it hundreds of times — where, for 50 years, Early’s Carpet has been thriving as one of Rappahannock’s largest employers and most venerable businesses.
With two of the seven members of the Rappahannock County Planning Commission absent at last week’s (Sept. 21) regular meeting, the rest of the commission narrowly voted 3-2 in favor of recommending approval of a tourist home application to the board of zoning appeals.