About Us

Rappahannock County's trusted hometown news source keeps you up-to-date on what's happening in Sperryville, Washington, Flint Hill and throughout the county with news, notices and an events calendar every Thursday in print Ñ and more online at RappNews.com. The Rappahannock News is published by Rappahannock Media, a growing community media company that also publishes InsideNoVa.com, InsideNoVa newspapers in Prince William and North Stafford, Culpeper Times, Lifestyle Magazines in Warrenton, Haymarket and Gainesville, Fort BelvoirÕs Belvoir Eagle and the Piedmont Virginian magazine.

In-Depth Reporting

In-Depth Reporting

Community support for the nonprofit, nonpartisan Foothills Forum provides research and reporting about Rappahannock County matters, in collaboration with the Rappahannock News.
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Rappahannock Weather

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  • Humidity: 69%
  • Cloud Coverage:%
  • Wind: 1 mph
  • UV Index: 3 Moderate
  • Sunrise: 06:50:24 AM
  • Sunset: 05:02:33 PM


Sunny to partly cloudy. High 67F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.


Cloudy skies with periods of light rain late. Low 42F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%.


Showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Morning high of 46F with temps falling to near freezing. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.