From the Rappahannock News

Stickers gone; flat-rate vehicle tax is back

Many tax-related issues across the land will no doubt continue to grow more complex in the years to come — but in Rappahannock County this fall, a simple line item for a flat-rate county motor vehicle tax will reappear on most everyone’s tax bills. […]

Entertainment

The Rapp for Feb. 5

The Inn’s looking for your snapshots from their first year (yes, 1978); Kid Pan Alley performs with a California symphony; the founders explain themselves on Presidents Day in Little Washington; Bel Canto auditions and more in this week’s The Rapp. […]

Rev. Jennings W. Hobson III, somewhat out of uniform — like all the guests at last weekend’s Hawaii-themed Benevolent Fund Dinner — addresses the crowd at what was by most accounts an extraordinarily successful annual fundraising event.
Environment/Conservation

Benevolence, Hawaiian-style

Rev. Jennings W. Hobson III, somewhat out of uniform — like all the guests at last weekend’s Hawaii-themed Benevolent Fund Dinner — addresses the crowd at what was by most accounts an extraordinarily successful annual fundraising event. […]

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150 Years Ago This Week

150 Years Ago This Week: The peace conference

The three Confederate peace commissioners appointed on Jan. 28 by President Jefferson Davis: Vice President Alexander Stephens, Robert Hunter and John A. Campbell, received a pass issued by President Abraham Lincoln on Jan. 29 to allow them through U.S. military lines to Fortress Monroe, Va. […]

Adult Education

Sperryville column for Feb. 5

Ride to remember Several years ago, we wrote about Sperryville’s Maeghan Boucher, a gifted barrel racer, horse trainer and all-around equestrian who has been on horseback since she was just three months old. Her mom, […]

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Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for Feb. 5

Staff members from Rep. Robert Hurt’s congressional office are at the Rappahannock County Library from 10 to noon tomorrow (Friday, Feb. 6) to meet with constituents who need assistance with federal agencies. Washington Town Council meets at […]

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Building Permits

Courthouse Row for Feb. 5

Home/land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office Jan. 23-29: Stonewall Gene P. Banks and Jeanie A. Banks, husband and wife, to C. Griffin, 4.50 […]

From the Rappahannock News

Inside this week’s News (Feb. 5)

This week’s headlines: Stickers gone; flat-rate vehicle tax is back • 2015: A ‘big’ local election year • NPCF begins search for new director • The Rapp for Feb. 5 • Editorial: At one with the earth, at last • Clark Hollow Ramblings: Vanishing deer and invisible smoke • Wild Ideas: When food is plentiful, animals cache in • and more . . . […]