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Business

When Bailey met Terry

Gov. Terry McAuliffe, right, visiting the recently expanded Carfax headquarters in Centreville last week, gets down with Rappahannock resident (and Carfax CEO) Dick Raines — and Bailey, the Theatre dog. […]

Photo by Luke Christopher
Health and Healthcare

The gym is now open

The staff at Mountainside Physical Therapy gathers for a group shot as a reminder that the gym is now open for public use on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday mornings. […]

Letters to the Editor

All the best to Brendan Martyn

Great things happen in small towns. For those of you who didn’t see RAAC Theatre’s production last weekend of “Red,” you missed out on two big events: a superb production starring the inimitable Howard Coon […]

Letters to the Editor

See you at the Fourth of July

On July 4, our nation will celebrate the 240th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Virginians, perhaps, have a greater reason to celebrate, as the document’s predominant author was Thomas Jefferson, a […]

By Amy Christopher
Kids and Family

’Shroom time

Eight-year-old Washington resident Fielding Christopher, son of Jeremy and Amy, went mushroom hunting in the forest behind his house last month and discovered a whole beautiful platterful. […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for June 23

Nov. 2, 1950 This is the first birthday anniversary of Rappahannock News. The first issue of Rappahannock’s own county newspaper was published just a year ago — November 3, 1949. The top of the first […]

By Harold Beebout
Fire and Rescue

Shop like a fundraiser

If you Shop Like a Lion, you help benefit Rappahannock County’s vital volunteer fire and rescue squads. Rappahannock Lions Club member Richard Reidinger presents a $400 check earlier this month to Geraldine Payne, president of the Sperryville Volunteer Rescue Squad. […]

By Kaye Kohler
Music

Sounds of the wild

The National Park Service, of course, was on hand Friday to introduce a bracing (and free) concert at the Theatre at Washington, part of a nationwide tour of “Music in the American Wild.” […]

Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for June 23

Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors meets in special session 9:30 a.m. Monday (June 27) at the courthouse for its end-of-year accounts payables. Foothills Forum’s June board meeting is 10 a.m. Thursday, June 30 at the […]

Fire and Rescue

Fire and rescue calls for June 23

Tuesday, June 14 6:59 a.m. — Lee Highway, Sperryville, chest pain, companies 1 and 7 2:34 p.m. — Grandview Road, Washington, unconscious person, companies 1 and 7 6:34 p.m. — Battle Mountain Road, Amissville, general […]

Washington Column

Washington column for June 23

Maple Hill Lane reunion Warm weather signaled the start of family reunions and gatherings. Today’s families, more than ever, need to relax and spend more time together. Put down those tech gadgets and rejoice in […]

Building Permits

Courthouse Row for June 23

Home and land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office between June 9-16: Piedmont Rachael Many Rowles to Gerald Lee Frazier, interest in “tract 2” […]