Building Permits

Courthouse Row for Aug. 25

Home/land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office Aug. 14-18: Rappahannock Danielle H. Moore, aka Danielle A. Hickox, to 468 Hinson LLC, lot 1, warranty […]

Broadband/Internet

Embrace change? No. Adapt to it? Possibly.  

PART 3 OF 3: In such communities as Rappahannock, where broadband infrastructure is complicated by hilly, wooded terrain, the onus is now largely on local governments to make it happen, but there remains a wariness here about anything that could be associated with change. […]

Nature

Dark skies

Storm clouds move in over Massies Corner on Monday afternoon, bringing torrential rain and high winds that took out more than a few trees, hundreds of households’ electric power and the county’s emergency paging system.

History

Rising above it

Preparing for the Sept. 11 encore production of John Henry’s “Arguing with God” is Travis Brown, of Washington, D.C., shown here on a hydraulic crane known as a cherry-picker. […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for Aug. 18

March 8, 1984 Most subscribers to the Rappahannock News don’t get 17 copies each week, but most subscribers don’t use their papers in as many different ways as Bobbie Brochu does at the elementary school […]

Churches

Washington column for Aug. 18

WBC special service Washington Baptist Church will have some special music this Sunday (Aug. 21). Clarinetist Marcie Brandriff and a friend from Northern Virginia, pianist Jen Ita, will be playing “Come, Thou Font of Every […]

Building Permits

Courthouse Row for Aug. 18

Home/land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office Aug. 5-12: Hawthorne William R. Meredith, successor trustee of the William B. Hill Revocable Trust, to Mark […]

Accidents/Fires/Floods

Fire and rescue calls for Aug. 18

Tuesday, Aug. 9 7:42 p.m. — Black Locust Lane, Sperryville, public service, companies 1 and 7 7:55 p.m. — Water Street, Sperryville, public service, companies 1 and 7 Wednesday, Aug. 10 9:00 a.m. — Castleton […]

Letters to the Editor

Take the shot, or not

Transitioning to country living wasn’t as easy as unpacking the U-Haul, stocking the antique General Electric five-foot-tall refrigerator, and loading the pantry with “end of days” supplies. […]