During his tenure at the Athens News, Ben covered the largest public corruption case in Ohio state history after the FBI revealed a coordinated bribery scheme in the state legislature that ultimately led to the arrest of Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder.
A new breed of news van was parked in the Headmaster’s Pub lot on Friday night — no satellite dish on top or channel markings on the side. Inside, a TV studio, with a single seat, lights, camera and mobile cellular transmitter, the kind that comes in handy for Fox News pundits Matt and Mercedes Schlapp, who have a weekend home just over the county line in Madison.
The Rappahannock News was recognized with 22 awards, including a top Best in Show honor and seven first-place awards, in the Virginia Press Association’s 2020 competition for excellence in journalism and advertising.
The Rappahannock News announced online last week that reporter Julia Shanahan will join its news team as a full-time Report for America corps member beginning in June.
It is with mixed emotions that I bid farewell to the Rappahannock News after 50 months as editor. I am forever grateful for having had the opportunity to report on virtually every aspect of life in Rappahannock County and I will cherish the many friendships I have made along the way.
Since 2015, Rapp at Home, a nonprofit organization that supports Rappahannock County’s seniors in choosing their own paths in aging, has continued to grow its membership and programs. To respond to this growth and the current needs of the community, the organization has recently reorganized its staff.
Foothills Forum and the Rappahannock News look back on 2020 with a focus on COVID-19 as well as several key issues – schools, broadband and cellular, business, housing -- we have reported on throughout the year.
Worthy praise that is seconded by dozens of Rappahannock County residents — and from all corners of the community. The Rappahannock News would be remiss in not joining the resounding chorus, albeit going one important step further — hereby proclaiming Sallie Morgan as Rappahannock News Citizen of the Year 2020.
The Rappahannock News and its weekly newspapers across Northern and Piedmont Virginia will again honor local military veterans this year with a special publication on Nov. 12.
Last Friday evening, Foothills Forum hosted a virtual discussion with Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post media columnist and author of the recently published book “Ghosting the News: Local Journalism and the Crisis of American Democracy.” The Q&A was moderated by Rappahannock resident An…
Veteran journalist and Rappahannock resident Andrew Alexander, a former Washington Post ombudsman who spent much of his career as a Washington bureau chief for a major newspaper chain, will discuss the news landscape in a Rapp at Home Zoom Talk. It’s open to everyone on Tuesday, May 19, at 1…
Rappahannock News Editor John McCaslin is first place winner of the 2019 FOI Media Award, presented by the Virginia Coalition for Open Government (VCOG).
It seems like everyone wants a share of your limited marketing budget. How do you decide where to advertise? And what makes an effective ad anyway? Our team from InsideNoVa.com, Rappahannock News, Virginia Tourism, and Businesses of Rappahannock will provide tips and tricks based on their wo…
As a member of Troop 316, I just wanted to thank Ms. Audrey Regnery for allowing us to be a part of the annual American Festival Concert put on by John Bourgeois at Avon Hall. We were especially honored to be able to present the colors for such a patriotic event.
Martin Baron (right), the editor who directed the Boston Globe’s Pulitzer-winning coverage of a far-reaching scandal of abusive Catholic priests, took time out from his current reason for working late (he’s executive editor of The Washington Post) for a Q&A Friday at the Little Washingt…
Regional publishers Rappahannock Media (RM) and Piedmont Press & Graphics (PPG) have agreed to a partnership that will see RM acquire PPG’s popular Lifestyle magazines — Warrenton Lifestyle, Broad Run Lifestyle and Haymarket Lifestyle — and integrate them into its growing portfolio of re…