An apology for pyrotechnical difficulties

County Administrator John McCarthy apologized this week in an email to Washington town officials and others for not taking a closer look at the permit application for a private July 18 fireworks display on Inn at Little Washington property. He…
The Rapp for July 30

The PEC's photo contest is open, Sperryville's El Quijote is closed, Middle Street's members stay cool through August and a moonlight hike to Hawksbill (this Friday) in this week's The Rapp.
Your Next Best Friend: Sujah

I had a bit of a tough time getting to RAWL. My previous owners dropped me off next door at the Amissville dump on the chance I’d wind up at RAWL. I made it.
Letter: Thanks to Washington VFR for the help

Child Care and Learning Center would like to give a big thank you to the Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department for once again providing the mannequins for our annual CPR and first-aid class on Sunday and recertifications for our…
Off the map in Sperryville

At Reynolds Memorial Baptist Church in Sperryville last week, "Journey Off the Map” was the title of Vacation Bible School (VBS), and that included a mission to Africa for the students.
Hail fellows, well taught

The dozen fellows participating in this year’s Piedmont Environmental Council Fellowship Program toured the Jones Nature Preserve property near Washington earlier this month.
A Bear to lead the Lions

Former Rappahannock supervisor Bob Anderson, left, a 40-year member of the Lions Club, officially swears in Yogi Bear as the 2015-16 president of the Rappahannock Lions Club.