From the Rappahannock News

Giving: It’s on the rise

At a time of giving thanks, it’s best to start by recognizing those who give. And that would be us – or, the people and businesses in and around Rappahannock County. Though official statistics are […]

150 Years Ago This Week

Gen. McClellan snubs his President

On Sunday, Nov. 10, President Jefferson Davis wrote to Gen. Joseph E. Johnston at Manassas that he was surprised the Army had shown so little increase since July, but that “we are restricted in our capacity to reinforce by want of arms.” […]

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Agriculture

Photo: The mitigators

From left, participants in last week’s Culpeper Soil & Water Conservation District (CSWCD) all-day workshop on restoring and protecting streambeds, wetlands and habitat included Rappahannockians Beverly Hunter, Jonathan Marquisee, David Massie, Don Loock and Donna […]

150 Years Ago This Week

The Trent affair begins

In the Shenandoah Valley Nov. 4, Maj. Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson assumed command of the new Shenandoah Valley District with headquarters at Winchester, soon to be the scene of his greatest triumphs. […]