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School/Education News

Superintendent hired

A former Appomattox County schools superintendent who credits the Air Force with giving him a firm grounding in management skills has been chosen by the Rappahannock County Board of Education to be the school system’s […]

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Uncategorized

Tourism group seeks volunteers

Special to the Rappahannock News The newly appointed Rappahannock County Tourism Advisory Group (TAG) is working to get the county’s new Visitors Center ready to receive visitors early in the 2010 summer tourism season, possibly […]

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Washington Column

Washington: Steeple work

The RAAC Community Theatre, or at least the steeple of the former church, is getting a facelift this week by Shane Davis and Silas Lilly from Roofworks, a Spotsylvania, Va. contractor. The company, which specializes […]

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Editorials

Editorial: What Works

Rappahannock County is not too big to fail. That is one proposition upon which all county citizens — no matter how divided over contentious issues like riparian buffers — should agree. In fact, being small […]

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Opinion Column

A spirited debate

The Rappahannock News editorial last week “What Do You Think?” sparked Jim Gannon’s “What’s the Matter With Rappahannock,” which in turn sparked a lively debate on the email list-serve Rappnet. Below are some excerpts: Farming […]

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: A clarification

I fear that my remarks in response to a question from your reporter concerning the Ameresco performance contracting proposal of last year may have conveyed the impression that a decision had been made regarding the […]

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School/Education News

School and Sports News

Ladies lose opener, win the next Rappahannock High School’s Lady Panthers met the East Hardy Cougars in the Rappahannock home opener on Thursday, March 18 and suffered a disappointing loss of 12-1. The West Virginia […]

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Agriculture

Your woods, their workshop

Special to the Rappahannock News Woodlots, large or small, are a vital resource for all. They provide myriad benefits, such as carbon sequestration, improved air quality, wildlife habitat, biomass opportunities, recreational outlets, and more. Owners […]

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RappCats

RappCats: Holly and Heming

Holly and Heming are the gentlest and friendliest tuxedo cats imaginable, and full of life. They love to play together and to give and crave attention. Holly (about 8 months old) is particularly inquisitive and […]