Capital News Service

Governor praises budget’s passage

Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is praising the Republican-controlled General Assembly for passing state budget amendments that will increase funding for education and provide pay raises for teachers, state troopers and other government employees. […]

Food and Drink

The Rapp for Feb. 26

Fourth (Estate) Friday this week, ragtime at the Theatre at Washington, “Gone Girl” next weekend, the Rappahannock Historical Society’s annual Antique Appraisal coming up and more in The Rapp. […]

Special deer hunts at Virginia State Parks this year.
Environment/Conservation

Virginia deer harvest down 22 percent

Wildlife biologists with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF), after compiling the preliminary figures for the 2014-15 fall/winter hunting season, reported significant declines in deer and turkey harvests this year. […]

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From the Rappahannock News

School and sports news for Feb. 26

The AD’s report In a week bookended by blizzards, our Rapp athletes still managed to get in some postseason performances and produce some record-breaking performances along the way. Varsity wrestling traveled to the state tourney […]

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Amissville Column

Amissville column for Feb. 26

Save the dates (and times) As February seems to be going out like a lion, there are two items of note occurring this month and next in Amissville. Beginning this Sunday (March 1) Amissville United […]

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Building Permits

Courthouse Row for Feb. 26

Home/land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office Feb. 12-20: Hawthorne Sharon Genebach, trustee of the Jobbers Mountain Land Trust, to Pulliam D-III LLC, 45.5806 […]

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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for Feb. 26

Feb. 6, 1975 Delegate D. French Slaughter Jr. has announced the appointment of Douglas K. Baumgardner of Washington as his administrative assistant for the current session of the General Assembly. Baumgardner, a 1973 graduate of Virginia Military […]